Russia proposed a series of bilateral trade negotiations with the United States in talks with senior U.S. officials, a senior Russian official said on Wednesday.
American aircraft maker Boeing signed a raft of deals on Wednesday to create a pilot training center at Moscowa??s state-run Skolkovo technology park.
Americans continue to conceive of Russia in the context of the Cold War and communism, and Russians mostly associate the United States with aggression and the dollar, specialists from the Romir Holding, which held a joint poll with the US Leger Market Research in the fall, said on Wednesday.
The current and former Russian diplomats and their spouses charged with participating in a Medicaid fraud scheme in the United States may try to defend their position in court or return to Russia, US Ambassador in Moscow Michael McFaul has said.
US Ambassador in Moscow Michael McFaul has said Washington may decide by the end of this year whether to extend the so-called "Magnitsky list."
Russia and the United States have identified co-operation projects in the field of nuclear energy, head of Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom Sergei Kiriyenko told reporters on Tuesday.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov held negotiations with US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
US is asking Russia to use its influence for a peaceful resolution of the crisis in Ukraine, Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland said at meeting with Russian officials in Moscow.
The US and Russia are working together on the destruction of Syria’s chemical arsenal, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said.
History is a capricious lady. It so happened that contrary to the predictions of political forecasts devotees the remarkable date – the 80th anniversary of the nearly interrupted diplomatic relations between Moscow and Washington - did not only give reason to verbal declarations, but was marked by important and, in a sense, symbolic events.
Russian-US energy cooperation will be discussed in Washington, DC on Friday by Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak and US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz. They will hold a regular meeting of the Energy Working Group of the US-Russian Bilateral Presidential Commission, Russian minister’s spokesperson Olga Golant said.
Moscow is perplexed by Washington's decision to make public accusations brought against Russian diplomats without discussing this issue through diplomatic channels beforehand.
New York Southern District Attorney Preet Bharara who is processing the case against Russian diplomats appears on the Anti-Magnitsky List adopted in Russia, he is forbidden entry to the Russian Federation, a spokesperson for the US Department of Justice has confirmed to the RIA Novosti news agency.
The Russian Foreign Ministry considers charges against Russian diplomats in the US to be an attempt to take revenge for issues that have nothing to do with the Washington – Moscow bilateral relations, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told RIA Novosti.
Moscow's planned enlargement of its nuclear arsenals has triggered a jittery reaction from the US expert community. The US experts claimed that Russia is reviving its military might, although President Vladimir Putin only mentioned a couple of dozen new-generation missiles in a recent statement.
US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has criticized the Russian authorities for what she described as coercion of Ukraine and for human rights abuses. "We often can cooperate with Russia on nonproliferation, arms control, counterterrorism and other vital interests," Rice said at a human rights conference in Washington.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is expected to hold a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Brussels on Wednesday, a source in the Russian delegation said. "Within the framework of the NATO-Russian Council (NRC) ministerial Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans a number of bilateral meetings, including with US Secretary of State John Kerry," the source said.
US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit Moscow on December 8-10. The press service of the US Department of State reported on Monday that Assistant Secretary Nuland will travel to Moscow, Russia where she will meet with senior Russian government officials to discuss the range of bilateral relations and global issues. She will also meet with foreign policy experts and civil society groups.
It is not often that a Foreign Minister is compared to an internet troll, but Washington Post columnist Max Fisher did exactly that. American journalists are livid because Sergei Lavrov has repeatedly made American diplomats look like ham-fisted bullies.
Moscow and Washington have not yet discussed US President Barack Obama's visit to Russia, although Obama is expected to take part in a G8 summit in Sochi in early July, presidential aide Yury Ushakov said.