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Is Biden done? NYT turns on the President

Many are questioning Biden's mental capacities and warning that his continued presence in the White House may bring about WWIII.

Is Biden done? NYT turns on the President player

Russia releases American marine in prisoner swap

Biden said the move was not a precursor to further reconciliation as the two superpowers are at their lowest point in decades.

Russia releases American marine in prisoner swapplayer

Russia expels US Deputy Ambassador to Moscow

Diplomatic crisis deepens as NATO, western powers say Russia creating false pretext to justify invasion of Ukraine.

Russia expels US Deputy Ambassador to Moscow

Analysts: Russia looking to strong-arm US

As tensions between the two world powers escalate, experts say the Russians are 'going all out' in Aleppo to make US accept its demands.

Analysts: Russia looking to strong-arm US

Russia Condemns US Plan to Extend Syria Bombing

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pushes for 'immediate end to external intervention in the Syrian crisis.'

Russia Condemns US Plan to Extend Syria Bombing

Russia Threatens 'Painful Response' to Sanctions

Russia's deputy foreign minister threatens Washington after Putin's allies targeted in new sanctions.

Russia Threatens 'Painful Response' to New Sanctions

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Next round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Romney: Obama 'Naive' in Dealing with Crimea

Criticism against US's handling of the Crimean invasion grows, as Mitt Romney declares Obama's judgement 'faulty' in broadcast.

Romney: Obama 'Naive' in Dealing with Crimean Invasion

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators

Putin bars 9 American officials from entering Russia, including House Speaker Boehner and Sen. McCain.

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators After Obama Sanctions Russians

Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions

"Sanctions will hit you back like a boomerang," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns Secretary of State John Kerry.

Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions

Former Ambassador: Putin is Taking Obama Seriously

Former Israeli ambassador to Russia tells Arutz Sheva: Believe it or not, but Putin is taking Obama's threats seriously.

Former Ambassador: Putin is Taking Obama Seriously

Moscow: Washington Interfering in Ukraine Crisis

Russia accuses US of trying to shape Ukraine crisis to their liking after State Department representative remark leaks to foreign press.

Moscow Accuses Washington of Interfering in Ukraine Crisisplayer

Pro-Putin MP Tweets Racist Obama Pic

MP Irina Rodnina accused of racism over photoshopped image of Obamas looking at a banana.

Pro-Putin MP Tweets Racist Obama Pic

‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

Former Israeli ambassador to US the: Iran-Syria-Russia victory signals an end to U.S. deterrence in the Middle East.

‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

Putin Appeals to Americans on Syria Intervention

Russian President appeals to Americans, warns that U.S. intervention is becoming “ineffective and pointless.”

Putin Appeals to Americans: Syria Intervention Dangerous

Putin 'Not Ruling Out' Syria Strike

Russian President hints he may support a military strike in Syria - if there's solid proof that Assad attacked his people with chemicals.

Putin 'Not Ruling Out' Syria Strike

Russia to U.S.: Don't Repeat Your Past Mistakes

The U.S. rhetoric over the alleged chemical attack in Damascus reminds one of its behavior in Iraq, says Moscow.

Russia to U.S.: Don't Repeat Your Past Mistakes in Syria

U.S.: Don't Give Snowden a 'Propaganda Platform'

Letting Snowden stay in Russia is counter to the government's previous declarations, says White House spokesman.

U.S. to Russia: Don't Give Snowden a 'Propaganda Platform'

Snowden Asks for Asylum in Russia

Edward Snowden tells activists he wants to claim asylum in Russia. The Kremlin: He can stay if he stops leaking info.

Snowden Asks for Asylum in Russia

White House to Russia: Expel Snowden, Now

White House urges Russia to expel Edward Snowden without delay, saying Moscow has a "clear legal basis" for his expulsion.

White House to Russia: Expel Snowden, Now

Obama and Putin Continue to Disagree on Syria

U.S. and Russian Presidents agree that they disagree about Syria but promise to promote Geneva peace conference.

Obama and Putin Continue to Disagree on Syria

Russia 'Not Convinced' Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Russia says it is not convinced by U..S. evidence alleging that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against rebels.

Russia 'Not Convinced' Assad Used Chemical Weapons

U.S. Backs EU, Condemns Russia

The U.S. condemns Russia for selling advanced missile systems to Syria, welcomes EU's lifting of an arms embargo.

U.S. Backs EU, Condemns Russia Over Syria

Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris for talks on Syria's conflict.

Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About Syria

Dempsey: Selling Missiles to Syria Emboldens Assad

Russia's shipment of anti-ship missiles to Syria will "embolden" the regime, General Martin Dempsey says.

Dempsey: Selling Missiles to Syria Emboldens Assad

Russian Official: Weapons Sale ‘A Message to U.S.’

Russian official says sale of missile systems to Syria sends a message of opposition to U.S. interference.

Russian Official: Missile Systems Sale ‘A Message to America’

Russia Detains Alleged CIA Agent

Russia says it detained an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the U.S. embassy.

Russia Detains Alleged CIA Agent

Less Than Meets The Eye In Russian Temper Tantrum

Despite official huffing and puffing the Russians are not really upset over Magnitsky.

Official Russia Promises Retaliation After Senate Passes Bill

Lavrov: To Pass Reset US Must Respect Russia

An improvement in Russia-US relations is up to US, says Lavrov.

Lavrov: To Pass Reset US Must Respect Russia

Is It Pride Or Prejudice Behind USAID Eviction?

USAID is to cease its activities in Russia, the Russian government has decreed.

Russia No Longer Wants Or Needs Outside Help For Russian NGOs

Putin On First Road Trip In Term Hangs Tough

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has not relaxed his anti Western policies.

Putin Sticks to Tough Policies Towards the West On First Trip

Shale Energy Could Threaten Russian Energy Power

Energy produced from shale deposits requires Russian energy producers to shape up, warns Putin.

Putin Tells Russian Energy Producers To Get More Competitive

Russia Hints At More Nuanced Position On Syria.

For various reasons, Russia is moving away from its unwavering support for Bashar Assad.

Russia Shifting Position on Assad, Tells Him to Make Haste

Should US Tie Trade To Russian Conduct? Can It?

The echoes of the fight over the Jackson-Vanik amendment are heard forty years later in the attempt to normalize US trade with Russia.

Echoes of 1970s Debate Resurface Over Current Russia Trade Bill

Medvedev Plays Anti Western Bad Cop on Missiles

Russia is kicking up a fuss over the anti missile system. There may be tactical considerations involved

Throwback to Cold War: Medvedev Threatens Western Europe

Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS Pandemic

Moscow says Washington's refusal to eradicate Afghanistan's poppy fields stokes AIDS through the heroin trade.

Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS Pandemic

Macho Putin Bashes US

As a sign of worsening relations Vladimir Putin accused the US of parasitism and the US and Russia argued over Georgia.

Putin Bashes American Parasites as Part of Presidential Campaign