How the policy line of the U.S. president became the main disappointment of the year.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to sanction Russia due to suspected interference in the 2016 U.S. election as well as the crisis in Ukraine. The bill imposes economic sanctions against select Russian persons and entities, and the expanded list of sanctioned targets includes a special category of European [Read more]
The Kremlin announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone with Donald Trump on Nov. 14, and Beijing announced that Trump also spoke for some time with Premier Xi Jinping on the evening of the same day. The Kremlin revealed that both Putin and Trump believe U.S.-Russian relations to be in an [Read more]
Journalist Sergei Filatov writes on how the four contenders for the U.S. presidency see the world and Russia.
<i>John Kerry came to Moscow not to play guitar or exchange jokes: It is all a sophisticated backdrop that disguises the acute and serious nature of the geopolitical processes that are so painful for the United States.</i>
Putin and Kerry’s four-hour talks were a continuation of a series of diplomatic marathons on [Read more]
Given the current level of mutual distrust and, to be honest, antipathy, a capacity for even modest cooperation is not so bad.
In a joint statement, the U.S. and Russia have announced an agreement to enact temporary ceasefire terms and to urge a ceasefire to begin on Feb. 27, between both the Assad regime and Syrian opposition in the war in Syria.
The Assad regime, the Syrian opposition and the extremist Islamic State group continue a [Read more]