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US, allies to revoke ‘most favored nation’ status for Russia

March 11, 2022 12:50 pm

Stripping 'most favoured nation' status from Russia would allow the US and allies to impose tariffs on Russian imports, increasing the isolation of the Russian economy in retaliation for the invasion.

What a disconnect from swift would mean for Russia

February 01, 2022 1:18 pm

The United States has become increasingly reliant on sanctions in the past decade as a way to address diplomatic problems, but directing such tools at an economy the size of Russia’s would come with little precedent.

US open to talks with Russia on exercises, missile deployments

January 09, 2022 8:58 am

The Geneva talks, to be followed by other sessions next week in Brussels and Vienna, are aimed at averting a crisis. Putin has massed tens of thousands of troops along the border with Ukraine, generating fears of an invasion.

Here are 5 takeaways from the Biden-Putin call

December 08, 2021 3:02 pm

🔴The meeting was one of the biggest foreign policy tests of Biden’s presidency to date, with consequences for the stability of Europe

US, Russia to hold latest nuclear arms talks in Finland

October 05, 2020 8:45 am

The office said nuclear arms negotiators from Washington and Moscow met a previous time in Finland in 2017.

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race'

August 23, 2019 2:31 pm

After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal.

Donald Trump decides to terminate decades-old nuclear arms treaty with Russia

October 21, 2018 3:47 pm

The treaty, signed on December 8, 1987, by former US President Ronald Reagan and USSR General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, required both countries to eliminate ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with range between approximately 300 and 3,400 miles.

Russia rebukes Trump administration over Iran, North Korea, accuses US of missile treaty breach

September 20, 2017 7:09 pm

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, it looked like it was Washington, which is in the midst of a $1 trillion, 30-year modernization of its aging ballistic missile submarines, bombers and land-based missiles, that was in breach of the same treaty.

Russia's ex-ambassador to US rejects accusations of meddling

August 05, 2017 7:40 pm

Kislyak described the US accusations against him as absurd and "shameful" for the US, adding that the official acknowledgement that his phone conversations were bugged was "unhealthy."