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u.s. Russian Relations

Russia Denies Recruiting American Spies

AP | Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday angrily dismissed espionage accusations against a Russian cultural exchange official in Washington, sayin...

High-Level Bilateral Talks Going Ahead Despite Snowden Decision

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

(Corrects last paragraph to say secrets were leaked to media, not Wikileaks) * U.S. to raise Snowden matter in talks with Russians ...

Preparing for a Less Stable Russia

William Courtney | Posted 10.06.2013 | World
William Courtney

The Snowden affair has thrown Russia into the limelight, but longer-term issues deserve more attention -- the country's swerve toward authoritarian rule and diminishing political stability.

Putin Offers To Help Investigate Boston Bombings

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his country's assistance in investigating bombings in Boston that killed 3 and injured mor...

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.

Joshua Hersh

U.N. Assad Ouster Resolution Faces Strong Opposition From Russia

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined her counterparts from around the world in a passionate, argumentative session of the United Na...

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's YouTube Presentation From a Public Diplomacy Perspective

John Brown | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
John Brown

I've looked at/listened to newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's recent video presentation to the people of Russia. Based on my Foreign Service experience in Moscow as Cultural Affairs Officer (1998-2001), several aspects of the talk struck me.

Speaker Boehner Arrogantly Misunderstands Modern Russia

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 01.01.2012 | World
Andranik Migranyan

House Speaker John Boehner, in his anti-Russian rant to the Heritage Foundation this week, puts partisan politics and ideology above the best interests of his own country.

Another Re-Set In Russian-American Relations

Andrei Bystritsky | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Andrei Bystritsky

Our focus was on how best to present the Russian perspective to an American audience and hopefully to reach a large audience through online streaming options.

Feds Defend Extradition Of Alleged Major Russian Arms Dealer

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — A former Soviet military officer dubbed the "Merchant of Death" for allegedly selling an arsenal of weapons that would be "the envy o...

Obama's Hopes For Russia Nuclear Pact Fade

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — An agreement between the United States and Russia to slash their nuclear arsenals was in danger of collapse Tuesday after an influe...

The Impact of the Midterm Elections on the US-Russian Relations

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andranik Migranyan

Regardless of whether Republicans or Democrats win in the congressional or presidential elections in coming years, Washington will, in my opinion, continue to carry out the reset policy with only slight modifications, which is in line with US interests.

Signing of New START Treaty: Proof of the Reset in Action

Andranik Migranyan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andranik Migranyan

The ratification process is sure to be challenging, but the fact that Presidents Medvedev and Obama achieved such a complex and globally significant deal should be lauded as a genuine achievement.

Russia Angered By US Missile Defense Plan

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russia has serious concerns about U.S. plans to deploy missile interceptors in Romania, the Foreign Ministry said Friday. The statemen...

America's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Dr. John Salerno | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. John Salerno

Russia, like the European Union, has issued a ban on birds raised using standard American practices. As a result their chicken is more flavorful, more healthy but also more expensive.

Biden Russia Remarks Hit A Nerve In Moscow

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — An interview U.S. Vice President Joe Biden gave to an American newspaper was front-page news Monday in Moscow, where his characterizati...

US-Russia Thaw Worries Eastern European Countries

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — A group of prominent former Eastern European leaders wrote to President Barack Obama on Thursday that their region is gripped b...

Medvedev-Obama Meeting A Win For Russia: Analysis

AP | STEVE GUTTERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — President Dmitry Medvedev's first meeting with Barack Obama brought Russia a shot of prestige, upbeat headlines about nuclear-arms cuts...

Clinton Meets Russian Foreign Minister, Begins With Linguistic Hiccup

New York Times | Mark Landler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA -- A carefully orchestrated, closely-watched meeting here between Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Russian counterpart began a...

Engaging Russia: Energy Could Still Be the Answer

Macha Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Macha Levinson

Russia needs Western know-how and financing to exploit its vast energy resources. And the US needs new energy suppliers until country is effectively weaned off foreign oil.

What a Year It Might Be

Gary Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Hart

2009 could be the year when America and Russia decide to make dramatic reductions in nuclear weapons and convene an international conference of all nuclear nations to agree to the complete elimination of nuclear weapons from the face of the earth.