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Former Ambassador: A Lot Of Prominent Russians Don't Like The Mess They're In

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.13.2015 | World

Every week The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving world headlines. This time, we speak with Michael McFaul, professor of Politi...

U.S. Ambassador To Russia Stepping Down

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to Russia has announced that he is stepping down after two turbulent years in Moscow. Michael McFaul is considere...

Russia Summons U.S. Ambassador After CIA Spy Allegations

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

MOSCOW, May 14 (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry summoned U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul on Tuesday after a U.S. embassy employee was detained o...

U.S. Ambassador: Stop Exploiting Adopted Russian Boy's Death

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Moscow should "temper emotions" over the death of a Russian boy adopted by an American family, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman sai...

Russia's New NGO Law: The Shadow Of Soft Power

Tomas Hirst | Posted 09.08.2012 | World
Tomas Hirst

Russia's new NGO law is more than a move against organizations receiving foreign funding. It is part of a broader campaign to squeeze out those the Kremlin sees as peddlers of "soft power."

Russia Slams U.S. Ambassador

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

Associated Press MOSCOW -- Russia's Foreign Ministry on Monday harshly criticized the U.S. ambassador for his remarks at a meeting with students, a...

Opening Russia

Ed Gerwin | Posted 06.02.2012 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Bringing democratic reform to Russia will require concerted effort by the United States, our allies, NGOs, and the Russian people. Opening Russia's market under WTO rules can play a useful role in this effort.

Time to Reset Russia's Syrian Offense

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

It's high time to toss aside diplomatic niceties and place Russia in the diplomatic stockade for its sheltering of the illegitimate Bashar al-Assad from global wrath.

Russian TV Criticizes New U.S. Ambassador

AP | SOFIA JAVED | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

MOSCOW — State television has lashed out at the new U.S. ambassador to Russia, questioning his credentials and suggesting his agenda is to suppo...

Obama Moved at Warp Speed on Libya

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

While President Obama has been criticized by many on the political left and right for moving too slowly in reacting to Libya, there is simply no truth to the notion that he dragged his heels in orchestrating action there. The decisions made by the White House on Libya, whether one liked or disliked those decisions, happened at an incredible rate. Obama has changed the dynamics of response to potential and real mass human tragedy.