Russia–United States relations
The United States formally withdraws from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin suspends Russia's participation in the New START treaty, the last remaining nuclear arms control pact with the United States, citing the U.S.'s goal of defeating Russia in the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Russia suspends New START arms inspections of its nuclear weapons in response to travel restrictions imposed by the United States and its allies.
Russia and the U.S. begin a series of talks in Geneva in an effort to defuse tensions between both countries as well as tensions with Ukraine.
Two United States F-22 fighters intercept a pair of Russian Tu-95 bombers in international airspace near Alaska.
United States F-22 Raptors intercept four Russian Tu-95 bombers and two Su-35 fighter jets off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday and Wednesday, according to a statement from the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces that the United States is suspending its role in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, an agreement made in 1987 with the USSR (and, by extension, its successor state Russia) banning both countries from possessing or testing nuclear and conventional intermediate-range missiles, as well as their launchers, citing Russian non-compliance with the treaty.
U.S. President Donald Trump says that the United States will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, a 1987 nuclear arms treaty with Russia.
The United States imposes sanctions on two Russian shipping companies and six vessels for involvement in oil transfer to North Korea.
The United States and Russia begin fighting over the extradition of Yevgeniy Nikulin, who was detained in October 2016 in the Czech Republic, after the U.S. Justice Department issued an international arrest warrant for him. However, soon after the U.S. issued its arrest warrant, Russian authorities also sought his extradition. The Russian charge accuses Nikulin of stealing from an online money transfer company back in 2009.
The United States expels 35 Russian diplomats over the alleged Russian interference during the U.S.'s 2016 presidential election.