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Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
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Washington Needs New Mindset for a US-Russia Reset
May 17, 2019

Having sharp differences and opposing views is not a problem. Diplomacy is all about robust exchange of views and criticisms. Pompeo’s engagement with Moscow shows that the Trump administration is willing to build on diplomatic relations based on mutual respect.

What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
May 16, 2019

Even veiled by thick layers of diplomatic fog, the overlapping meetings in Sochi between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov still offer tantalizing geopolitical nuggets. Let’s briefly review what became public of the discussions on multiple (hot and cold) conflict fronts – Venezuela, North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran.

What Putin and Pompeo Did Not Talk About
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BREAKING NEWS: Vladimir Putin Held a Meeting On INF Treaty With Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu
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BREAKING NEWS: Vladimir Putin Held a Meeting On INF Treaty With Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu
February 2, 2019

Vladimir Putin Held a Meeting On INF Treaty With Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.

Russian Foreign Minister Visits Pyongyang to Spur Peace Process
June 3, 2018

If security guarantees ever become part of the agreement between Pyongyang and the other parties, Russia is perfectly suited for this role as one of the few nations the DPRK trusts.

Russian Foreign Minister Visits Pyongyang to Spur Peace Process
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Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with BBC HardTalk. Full Version
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Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with BBC HardTalk. Full Version
April 18, 2018

The Douma event was agreed to be investigated by OPCW inspectors. They moved to Lebanon, they were told by the Syrian Government that they would be immediately issued visas as they come to the border…

Trump Tries to Get His Footing in the Washington Swamp: Firing James Comey While Moving Forward with Russia in Syria
May 12, 2017

The sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey has become the newest bright, shiny object distracting everybody in Washington. Predictably, reaction falls sharply down the usual lines of division.

Trump Tries to Get His Footing in the Washington Swamp: Firing James Comey While Moving Forward with Russia in Syria
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Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?
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Lavrov in Washington: Can America and Russia Work Together?
May 12, 2017

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov picked an inauspicious time to visit Washington. Starting with the increasingly crass and distasteful assertions by American comics that President Donald Trump is beholden to Russian president Vladimir Putin, continuing with hearings on Capitol Hill examining the “Russian hacking” of the 2016 elections and ongoing assertions that meetings with the Russian ambassador are somehow tantamount to treason, and culminating in the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the U.S. political outrage machine has fixated on two recurring talking points: (1) Donald Trump is a Kremlin puppet, and (2) Russia has been “rewarded” by having its foreign minister travel to Washington and to be received by the president.

President Trump’s ‘Very, Very Good’ Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister
May 12, 2017

US President Donald Trump welcomed Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to the White House on May 10 after the Russian official had held talks with State Secretary Rex Tillerson. It was Lavrov’s first trip to Washington since 2013. The foreign minister is the highest-ranking Russian official Donald Trump met with as president. The two met privately in the Oval Office – an honor reserved for distinguished guests – alongside Tillerson and Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak…

President Trump’s ‘Very, Very Good’ Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister
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