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Russia Dismisses New U.S. Sanctions As Useless

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 12.20.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Saturday dismissed new U.S. sanctions as useless and said it was poised to wait as long as it takes for the U.S. to recogniz...

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Aircraft

Reuters | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. and Canadian fighter jets intercepted Russian aircraft that were flying near U.S. and Canadian air space this w...

From Spy Film Fanatic To One Of The World's Most Powerful Men

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

We all know the name Vladimir Putin. From his oppression of Russia's LGBT community to his invasion of Ukraine to his unyielding support for the Syria...

US: Russia Violated Nuclear Missile Treaty

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear...

Russia Retaliates Against New U.S. Sanctions

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has placed a U.S. lawmaker and 12 other people connected with the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Ir...

Sam Stein

Bob Gates: Russian Control Of Crimea 'Is A Done Deal'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The current Secretary of Defense declined on Sunday to label Russia an enemy, saying such characterizations were overly simplistic and d...

Kremlin: U.S. Treating Russia Like 'Guilty Schoolboy'

Reuters | Thomas Grove and Aleksandar Vasovic | Posted 04.19.2014 | World

SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine, April 18 (Reuters) - A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian se...

Biden Warns Russia: U.S. Will Defend Allies

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Issuing an outright warning to Moscow, Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday the United States will respond to any a...

REPORTS: Moscow Mulls Freeze On U.S. Inspections

AP | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agencies says Moscow is considering a freeze of U.S. military inspections under arms control treaties in retaliation to W...

Russia Unlikely To Pull Back In Crimea

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration offic...

Are Children Today’s Iron Ore? Russia’s Adoption Ban and International Diplomacy

Yasmine Ergas | Posted 03.10.2013 | World
Yasmine Ergas

As the lives of Americans -- and almost everyone else -- become increasingly transnational, states will realize that they can negotiate over children, students, lovers, the ailing and the elderly just as profitably as they have always done over arms and chicken feed.

Russia Slams U.S. Human Rights Record

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2012 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States on Monday of double standards on human rights, criticising...

Russia: Adoptive US Parents Committed 'Incessant String Of Crimes'

AP | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's Foreign Ministry is asking the government to suspend adoptions of Russian children by U.S. nationals following an "incessant string...

Medvedev Flexes Muscles Over U.S. Missile Defense Plans

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.29.2012 | World

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev officially commissioned a new military early warning radar Tuesday, saying it shows Russia's readiness to res...

Putin: U.S. Lives 'Like Parasites' Off The Global Economy

Posted 10.01.2011 | World

LAKE SELIGER, Russia, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Monday of living beyond its means "like...

Russia Wonders Why U.S. Would Stop START

The Washington Post | Kathy Lally | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW - Russians are mystified. They can't quite believe the U.S. Senate might fail to ratify the nuclear arms treaty, and they see no good from such...

Sam Stein

Maine's Two Moderates Endorse The START Treaty

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine's two moderate Republican senators announced on Friday morning that they would support the START Treaty, a nuclear weapons pact wi...

Sam Stein

George H.W. Bush Announces Support For START Without White House Pushing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For weeks, there has been talk of the White House rolling out a prominent Republican supporter of START, the nuclear weapons treaty nego...

A Russian-U.S. Spy Swap: What's the Rush?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

It has been barely two weeks since the alleged Russian sleeper cell was arrested. The FBI have a unique opportunity to question the suspects and get answers to tough questions.

US-Russia Nuclear Arms Talks To Begin Next Week

Moscow Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The deal aims to replace the 1991 Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and has been billed as part of an effort by Moscow and Washington to reset relations...

US, Russia Press Arms Talks As They Seek New Start

nytimes.com | HELENE COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON --President Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, in their historically symbolic first meeting, vowed a "fresh start" in relations and a...