Moscow and Washington are likely to sign a child-adoption agreement within three months, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Russia has announced plans to send 50 armored personnel carriers to the Palestinians, a move that has been blocked in the past by Israel.
Iran is moving forward with its uranium enrichment activities despite a renewed threat of sanctions, a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Russia denied Georgian charges that highly enriched uranium is being smuggled into the Caucasus from Russia.
Russian warships in the Sea of Japan tested supersonic missiles Thursday during joint maneuvers, the Russian navy announced.
A Russian official says the United States, which is transferring three Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, should make sure there are no problems.
Arm-twisting by the United States to convince Thailand to extradite a Russian arms dealer is "unacceptable," the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Russia has denounced as "completely inadmissible" Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's latest Holocaust denial.
Georgia must sign a non-violence treaty with its former republics if it expects to gain the trust of is neighbors, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
The Russian Foreign Ministry accused Georgia of "provocations" Tuesday and said Russian troops in the Georgian breakaway region of South Ossetia were on alert.