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Western Strategists Need To Stop Pitting Russia Against China

Artyom Lukin | Posted 01.11.2017 | World
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Pronouncements on world affairs by Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, alway...

Russia Says It Has Deployed Surface-To-Air Missile System To Syria

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.04.2016 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it had deployed an S-300 missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria. “T...

Syria's Military Declares Initial Ceasefire Period Over

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.19.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Syria’s military declared a week-long ceasefire over on Monday and air raids were reported in Aleppo, even as officials ...

Breakthrough Syria Peace Deal Raises Doubts As Fighting Continues

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.11.2016 | World

AMMAN/GENEVA, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The United States and Russia reached a breakthrough deal early on Saturday to try to restore peace in Syria, but air...

U.S. Bristles At Russian Warship's Second 'High Risk' Pass At Navy Ship

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian warship carried out "unprofessional" maritime operations in close proximity to a U.S. Navy ship in the ...

U.S. Fears Russia Could Cut Undersea Internet Cables

The New York Times | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.17.2017 | World

WASHINGTON — Russian submarines and spy ships are aggressively operating near the vital undersea cables that carry almost all global Internet commun...

Air Force Head Considers Russia 'Biggest Threat' To U.S. National Security

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) - Russia is the biggest threat to U.S. national security and America must boost its military presence throughout Europe e...

NYT: U.S. Poised To Put Heavy Weaponry Close To Russia

The New York Times | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics

In a significant move to deter possible Russian aggression in Europe, the Pentagon is poised to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and oth...

Moscow Condemns 'Anti-Russian Campaign' In U.S.

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2015 | World

MOSCOW, April 3 (Reuters) - Russia expressed outrage on Friday over a "frenzied anti-Russian campaign" by U.S. media and political analysts, stepping ...

Why Peace in Ukraine Depends on America

Georgy Bovt | Posted 04.20.2015 | World
Georgy Bovt

MOSCOW -- The less the United States is constructively involved and committed to the process of reaching a settlement, the less likely it is that a lasting peace will emerge, that the points of the Minsk agreement will get implemented and that Kiev will fulfill its obligations.

Europe And U.S. Clash Over How To Confront Putin On Ukraine

Reuters | Stephen Brown and Noah Barkin | Posted 02.07.2015 | World

MUNICH, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel said on Saturday that sending arms to help Ukraine fight pro-Russian separatists would not solve t...

Obama: U.S. Will 'Intensify' Sanctions On Russia

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States will join the European Union in imposing tougher sanctions o...

Report: New Sanctions To Target Putin's 'Cronies'

Reuters | Posted 06.25.2014 | World

(Updates with sanctions and Russian aircraft, paragraphs 1-2, 5-9) * Separatists seize international mediators * Lavrov...

Obama May Try To Push Sanctions As Kerry Warns Russia Against 'Grave Mistake'

Reuters | Arshad Mohammed | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to speak to several European leaders on Friday to try to nudge the EU towar...

How The U.S. Made Its Putin Problem Worse

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | World

By David Rohde and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terror...

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...

'Back in the USSR'

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.07.2014 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

Recalling the title of the Beatles' song of the 1960's, "Back in the USSR," serves to remind us that something very different is now taking place in Russia.

Russia Says It Would Retaliate For U.S. Sanctions Over Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

MOSCOW, March 4 (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday that it would retaliate if the United States imposed sanctions over Moscow's actions in Ukraine. ...

Kerry: U.S., Russia Need To Make Progress

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

* U.S., Russia say Syria government and rebels must negotiate * Americans, Russians to meet by end-August to prepare for talks ...

Russia and Romney's Approach to Foreign Policy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.24.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

The last thing we need in a president is a political chameleon stuck in a Reagan-esque time warp with a black and white view of the world, and a "Panderer-in-Chief" who caters incessantly to the lowest common denominator of the American voter.

US, Russia Press Arms Talks As They Seek New Start | 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...