“Russia doesn’t threaten anyone,” said a Kremlin spokesman.
Russia says it's acting in retaliation to NATO’s expulsion of Russian diplomats.
Navalny, Putin’s most ardent political foe, was arrested in January upon returning from Germany.
Alexei Navalny was sentenced to more than 2 1/2 years in prison on charges that he violated the terms of his probation.
Fierce Putin critic Alexei Navalny’s wife was among those detained by police.
The call came as Putin considers the aftermath of pro-Navalny protests that took place in more than 100 Russian cities over the weekend.
The politician’s allies said he was being held at a police precinct outside Moscow and has been refused access to his lawyer.
Navalny had spent the previous five months in Germany recovering from a nerve agent attack that he blamed on the Kremlin.
Alexei Navalny remained hospitalized in Germany after being poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent, a lab determined. The Kremlin has denied involvement.
“I have never discussed it with him,” Trump said when asked about intelligent reports that Moscow paid the Taliban to kill American troops.
Whelan has insisted on his innocence, saying he was set up.
Russian police violently arrested protesters who want opposition candidates to be allowed to run for city council.
The group wants opposition candidates to be allowed to run for city council.
Indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea, Mueller indirectly revealed his Russia investigation.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had earlier announced the U.S. would suspend compliance with the INF Treaty with Russia.
The report says Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about real estate negotiations in Moscow during the 2016 election.
Paul Whelan is accused of conducting a "spy mission" while in Moscow — a claim that his family disputes.
The elderly survivors gathered in Berlin, Moscow, Jerusalem, and South Orange, New Jersey, to mark the third night of Hanukkah.
Felix Sater says he pitched the $50 million gift as a marketing ploy for a planned Moscow tower but doesn't know if Michael Cohen presented it to the Russians.
The Trump Tower Moscow project never got off the ground, but "The Late Show" host imagined if it had.