The Russian government announced the expulsion of 10 diplomats and a travel ban for some U.S. officials in a response to sanctions.
The new president’s vow to restore the trans-Atlantic alliance is welcome, but Europeans want a more balanced relationship, with more dialogue and less diktat.
The secretary of state’s acknowledgment came as a new detail surfaced about the intelligence that led to the C.I.A. assessment.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is said to have sternly discussed payouts and red lines in a telephone call with Sergey V. Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister.