WATCH: Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin seemed to use Republican talking points in Moscow Thursday, dismissing the impeachment of Pres. Trump as "far-fetched" and calling Democrats' allegations against him "made up"
As Moscow protesters become increasingly concerned about Russian PresPutin's determination to cling to power beyond his term limit, Putin is cracking down increasingly harshly on potential opposition leaders as well as those who dare take to the streets.
The Russian government said little if anything as Sudanese Pres Bashir's forces gunned down real and perceived political opponents but when he is ousted for his brutal repression Moscow claims that it's "unconstitutional" (displaying Putin's real fear).
Pres. Trump's national security adviser John Bolton meets with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in Moscow, says he looks forward to discussing "how to improve Russian-U.S. relations, find areas where we can agree and make progress."
JUST IN: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in Moscow, CBS News confirms