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Mark Zuckerberg To Meet Russian PM Next Week

Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg is going to Moscow next week to meet with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, reports say. According to Forbes Russia, the Face...

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Joe Biden Calls Romney 'Out Of Touch' | Elise Foley | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden went after Mitt Romney on Sunday for the Republican candidate's remarks on Russia last week, saying they reveal...

Mitt Romney: Russia Is 'Our Number One Geopolitical Foe'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called Russia "without question our number one geopolitical foe" Monday on CNN. Romney's comments cam...

Putin's Running. What a Surprise... Not!

Beth Knobel | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
Beth Knobel

Ever since Putin gave up his office in 2008 because he had served the maximum two terms allowed by the Russian constitution, Russians have been saying that he'd be back. And as usual, Russian folk wisdom has turned out to be right.

Russian Shootout: Gangsters Raid Farm in Siberia, Police Shrug

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Simon Shuster

2010-12-10-gangsters.jpgThis clip is just one of the horror shows to bubble up since the national media started paying attention to mob rule in regions of Russia.

Is Obama Finally Pivoting to the Economy?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama needs to sell the benefits of his economic recovery program, including the tax cuts people have received and the elements coming on line this year. He needs to focus on additional ways to create jobs.

The Russian Bear Comes Out of Hibernation in the Western Hemisphere

Eric Farnsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Farnsworth

Putin's promise of additional weapons sales, and assistance to help Venezuela draw up plans for a nuclear power plant only complicates the hemispheric security and development agenda.

Obama's Nuclear Strategy and the Russian Resurgence

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

For his geopolitics to work, Obama has to let Russia project its influence through the former Soviet bloc, while at the same time not seeming to abandon new democracies in Eastern and Central Europe.

Iran Sanctions Negotiations Start at UN With No Deadline in Sight (Update)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Evelyn Leopold

The first talks at the United Nations on US proposals for sanctions against Iran begin Thursday but could take months before any resolution is adopted by the 15-nation Security Council.

Obama's Big New AfPak Problems

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

A revolution in Kyrgyzstan, with all the other headaches surrounding his AfPak strategy, was approximately the last thing Barack Obama needed.

Vladimir Putin Praises Stalin

Times Online | Tony Halpin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joseph Stalin sent millions to their deaths during his reign of terror, and his name was taboo for decades, but the dictator is a step closer to rehab...

Putin's Winter Holiday PHOTOS: Skiing, Having Fun With Medvedev

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Putin's vacation photos are becoming an unavoidable part of life. Every few months they appear, reminding you of the Russian leader's amazing manlines...

Iranian Crisis: Progress, Problems

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

There was some good progress in Thursday's international negotiation sessions with Iran. But anyone who imagines the problem is solved is quite delusional.

Iranian Crisis: The Run-Up To Negotiation

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

There's a point in the Iran situation where semantics come into play. Is Iran on a path to nuclear weapons-capable technology? Yes. Is it producing nuclear weapons? No. Does it intend to produce nuclear weapons?

Obama's Summiteering: High Altitude Headaches and Rumors of War

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

Iran went front and center today, with war a real possibility in the wake of this morning's revelation of a secret nuclear facility.

Vladimir Putin Signals Plan To Reclaim Old Job As Russian President | Luke Harding and David Hearst in Moscow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vladimir Putin today gave his strongest indication so far that he is planning to get his old job back as president, hinting that he is considering a r...

General Motors: Cold War Part II

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

General Motors' prospects are improving and there is widespread sentiment that its European operations should not be sold now nor should they be allowed to be taken over in order to protect technology.

Diminishing Returns for Obama's Summiteering?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

American media, especially cable TV news, is moving more into infotainment mode, stuck on a few areas. Geopolitics has never been its strong suit, and political coverage is mostly focused on food fights.

Obama Does Moscow, and Vice Versa

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Bradley

Unlike most of the rest of Europe, Russia is hardly in the grips of Obamamania. He's certainly more popular than George W. Bush or John McCain, but that's damning with faint praise.

Obama's Consequential First 4th: NoKo, AfPak, Iraq, Russia, Palin (Palin?!)

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

North Korea was to have been the drama of the day. But it turned into a major fizzle.

Medvedev's Africa Trip Expected To Focus On Accessing African Resources

Moscow Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Dmitry Medvedev is embarking Tuesday on a four-day African tour, beginning with a visit to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak before moving on...

Medvedev: Russia Ready For Deep Nuclear Arms Cuts

Financial Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Russia is ready to dramatically cut its nuclear stockpiles in a new arms pact with the United States if Washington meets Russia's concerns over missil...

Russian Oligarchy Suffers Loss Of Wealth, Favor

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Where have all the oligarchs gone? In the days when Russia was flush with petrodollars, their faces graced every tabloid, their presence was expected...

Medvedev: Anti-Corruption Drive Failed So Far

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev was quoted as saying on Tuesday his high-profile drive to cut corruption had so far failed....

Medvedev LiveJournal Blog Invites Pokes From Commentators

Moscow Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Minutes after President Dmitry Medvedev's new LiveJournal blog was opened for comments Wednesday morning, visitors flooded the forum with bawdy commen...