NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden apparently remains holed up in a Moscow airport, and Russia is keenly interested in seeing him leave. Venezuela has offered Snowden asylum but he still hasn't budged.
The two men agree that US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital is a bad idea. They will discuss what, if anything, can be done to counter the US move.
Egypt and Russia have signed a contract to build Egypt's first nuclear power plant during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader also voiced a willingness to resume direct flights to Egypt.
A new survey published by German public broadcaster ARD shows Germans trust Russia more than the US. America's brand appears to have suffered considerably since the election of Donald Trump as US president last year.
At a time when the United States is calling for more restrictions on fuel exports to North Korea, Russia may be attempting to avoid the total collapse of the regime in Pyongyang. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
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