How the American brand is faring on the global stage

Jul 19, 2018
Trump's anti-immigration talk is doing some long-term damage to the nation's brand strength, one analyst says.

NATO and global military defense during the era of the Trump administration

Jul 3, 2018
Douglas Lute, U.S. ambassador to NATO during the Obama administration provides insights ahead of the NATO meeting.
A view of world leaders during a NATO summit in May of last year.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has business connections to Russian president's family

Nov 6, 2017
Documents made public as part of a data dump being called the Paradise Papers show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has dealings with Sibur, an energy company with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, through his investment in a shipping company called Navigator Holdings.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross delivers remarks during an event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 4 in Washington, D.C. 
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Trump's former campaign chairman had plan to benefit Putin government

Mar 22, 2017
Paul Manafort secretly worked for a billionaire to advance the interests of the Russian president.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits USA House in the Olympic Village in Sochi, Russia back in 2014.
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What’s the current status of U.S. sanctions on Russia?

Dec 16, 2016
Yesterday, President Obama vowed to punish Russia for its recent cyber attacks.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands for the cameras before the start of a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters September 28, 2015 in New York City.  
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Russian journalists try to thwart Kremlin censorship

Dec 17, 2014
A group of Russian journalists decamps to Latvia to strike a blow for press freedom.

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Europeans weigh economic sanctions against Russia

Jul 21, 2014
What sanctions it would take to persuade Russia to change course.

Russia may have overspent for the Olympics

Feb 21, 2014
Sochi locals wonder what will happen to the hotels and facilities that were built.

Syria weighs on economic focus of G-20 summit

Sep 4, 2013
The meeting of the world's top 20 economies has a broad agenda for addressing global economic concerns, but Syria looms as a point of tension between the U.S. and Russia, the conference's host.