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West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

West Preparing More Sanctions on Russia

Next round of sanctions will be more painful, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warns Moscow.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/04/2014 01:10
Romney: Obama 'Naive' in Dealing with Crimea

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.Tova Dvorin, 23/03/2014 19:16
Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators

Putin bars 9 American officials from entering Russia, including House Speaker Boehner and Sen. McCain.Elad Benari, 21/03/2014 04:42
Russia Unfazed by American Threats of Sanctions

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/03/2014 22:50
Former Ambassador: Putin is Taking Obama Seriously

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.Elad Benari, 06/03/2014 03:44
Moscow: Washington Interfering in Ukraine Crisis

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.Tova Dvorin, 07/02/2014 08:11
Pro-Putin MP Tweets Racist Obama Pic

Pro-Putin MP Tweets Racist Obama Pic

MP Irina Rodnina accused of racism over photoshopped image of Obamas looking at a banana.Arutz Sheva, 14/09/2013 21:41
‘Russia, Iran and Syria Defeated America’

‘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.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 11:33
Putin Appeals to Americans on Syria Intervention

Putin Appeals to Americans on Syria Intervention

Russian President appeals to Americans, warns that U.S. intervention is becoming “ineffective and pointless.”Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 09:05
Putin 'Not Ruling Out' Syria Strike

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/09/2013 21:32
Russia to U.S.: Don't Repeat Your Past Mistakes

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.Elad Benari, 26/08/2013 06:42
U.S.: Don't Give Snowden a 'Propaganda Platform'

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/07/2013 02:29
Snowden Asks for Asylum in Russia

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/07/2013 20:31
White House to Russia: Expel Snowden, Now

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.Elad Benari, 26/06/2013 02:12
Obama and Putin Continue to Disagree on Syria

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.Elad Benari, 18/06/2013 05:46
Russia 'Not Convinced' Assad Used Chemical Weapons

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.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/06/2013 21:06
U.S. Backs EU, Condemns Russia

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.Elad Benari, 29/05/2013 03:13
Kerry and Lavrov to Meet and Talk About 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.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/05/2013 00:39
Dempsey: Selling Missiles to Syria Emboldens Assad

Dempsey: Selling Missiles to Syria Emboldens Assad

Russia's shipment of anti-ship missiles to Syria will "embolden" the regime, General Martin Dempsey says.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/05/2013 01:09
Russian Official: Weapons Sale ‘A Message to U.S.’

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.Maayana Miskin, 17/05/2013 12:18
Russia Detains Alleged CIA Agent

Russia Detains Alleged CIA Agent

Russia says it detained an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the U.S. embassy.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/05/2013 21:22
Less Than Meets The Eye In Russian Temper Tantrum

Less Than Meets The Eye In Russian Temper Tantrum

Despite official huffing and puffing the Russians are not really upset over Magnitsky.Amiel Ungar, 10/12/2012 05:10
Lavrov: To Pass Reset US Must Respect Russia

Lavrov: To Pass Reset US Must Respect Russia

An improvement in Russia-US relations is up to US, says Lavrov.Amiel Ungar, 04/10/2012 16:38
Is It Pride Or Prejudice Behind USAID Eviction?

Is It Pride Or Prejudice Behind USAID Eviction?

USAID is to cease its activities in Russia, the Russian government has decreed.Amiel Ungar, 21/09/2012 04:10
Putin On First Road Trip In Term Hangs Tough

Putin On First Road Trip In Term Hangs Tough

Russian leader Vladimir Putin has not relaxed his anti Western policies.Amiel Ungar, 03/06/2012 18:27
Shale Energy Could Threaten Russian Energy Power

Shale Energy Could Threaten Russian Energy Power

Energy produced from shale deposits requires Russian energy producers to shape up, warns Putin.Amiel Ungar, 11/04/2012 18:03
Russia Hints At More Nuanced Position On Syria.

Russia Hints At More Nuanced Position On Syria.

For various reasons, Russia is moving away from its unwavering support for Bashar Assad.Amiel Ungar, 25/03/2012 12:26
Should US Tie Trade To Russian Conduct? Can It?

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.Amiel Ungar, 19/03/2012 06:09
Medvedev Plays Anti Western Bad Cop on Missiles

Medvedev Plays Anti Western Bad Cop on Missiles

Russia is kicking up a fuss over the anti missile system. There may be tactical considerations involvedAmiel Ungar, 26/11/2011 23:52
Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS Pandemic

Russia: US Policies Stoking AIDS Pandemic

Moscow says Washington's refusal to eradicate Afghanistan's poppy fields stokes AIDS through the heroin trade.Gabe Kahn., 17/10/2011 00:09
Macho Putin Bashes US

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.Aryeh ben Hayim, 02/08/2011 21:47