Relations between the two countries have collapsed over the Ukraine war, with the U.S. slapping thousands of sanctions on Russia, and militarily, economically and diplomatically supporting Ukraine.
The Kremlin dismissed the idea of talks with President Biden to end the war in Ukraine and said its assault on Ukrainian infrastructure was an "inevitable" response to Kyiv's attacks.
Countries are scrambling to salvage a deal allowing Ukraine to export grain, after Russia said it pulled out indefinitely, a decision that risks worsening global hunger.
The United States should tell Russia its troops need to be back in their regular barracks by March 1, argues former diplomat Brett Bruen.
Russia forced the West into a flurry of diplomacy this week with its massive troop buildup on its border with Ukraine. Here's a short guide to what the Kremlin wants.