All Posts Tagged With: "United States"

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US Feels Russian Backlash after Banning Officials

Days after the US blacklisted a group of Russian officials involved in perpetrating the death of Sergei Magnitsky, the “reset” in relations between Russia and the US appears to be on the verge of faltering.

Jul 31, 2011 | Continued
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Nashi, Police Hinder Protests in Support of Jailed Oppositionists

Activists protesting the jail sentences of four Strategy 31 participants are being arrested despite the legality of their protests; the US State Department has come out strongly against the sentences as well.

Jan 4, 2011 | Continued
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Russia Won’t Support “Crippling Sanctions” on Iran

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says that Russia would not support “crippling sanctions” on Iran, despite statements earlier this week from the ministry expressing readiness for a new round of sanctions.

Feb 20, 2010 | Continued
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Thousands March in Anti-US Protest in Moscow

The Kremlin-backed Nashi youth movement staged a mass protest criticizing the United States on Sunday. Attendance estimates range from 3 to 20 thousand.

Nov 3, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Experts Talk McCain and Obama

Russian experts on the United States discuss the American presidential race in Moscow, and the future of Kremlin-White House relations.

Oct 23, 2008 | Continued
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Russian TV Teaches “9/11 Truth”

On Friday, Russian State television aired an Italian documentary that questioned the official version of what happened on September 11th, 2001. Boris Sokolov questions the channel’s motives, asking why it chose to screen a one-sided film to 30 million viewers during prime time. Exclusive translation by

Sep 16, 2008 | Continued
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Medvedev – US Has Let World Markets Down

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev tried to soothe Russia’s falling stock market, while taking a jab at the United States.

Sep 11, 2008 | Continued
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Russia Considers Siting Nuclear Arms in Kaliningrad

Russia may locate precision-guided weapons in Kaliningrad, the Western enclave region which borders Poland, in response to an American missile defense system in Eastern Europe. Nuclear arms deployment also remains on the table.

Sep 7, 2008 | Continued
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Putin the Staunch Republican?

Russian journalist Ilya Milshtein argues that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is a staunch supporter of the US Republican Party. Exclusive translation of

Aug 30, 2008 | Continued
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US General Warns Russia Over Cuban Bomber Deployment

Russia would cross a “red line” if it positions strategic nuclear bombers in Cuba, according to a US Air Force general. An unnamed source had earlier said that Russia may base bombers in Cuba as response to a US Missile Defense Shield in Europe.

Jul 23, 2008 | Continued