“When it comes to the shared recognition that Russian propaganda and disinformation are a threat, we have found great receptivity,” Mr. Kimmage said. “We received over 150 applications to the Information Access Fund almost as soon as we opened.” “It’s now funded to a tune of $10 million,” he said. “We’ve awarded a million dollars already.”
President Vladimir Putin has praised late Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn as a “true and real patriot” after unveiling a statue honoring the Nobel Prize-winning author in central Moscow.
Relations have been tense since the downing of a Russian spyplane two months ago. Despite recent attempts, Netanyahu and Putin have yet to set an official diplomatic meeting.
Ties ‘far worse’ than if Clinton had won, Russia lawmaker says.
President Donald Trump on Monday expressed hope that he and the presidents of China and Russia might jointly agree to scale back defense spending…
Konstantin Kosachyov, a Russian lawmaker who heads the foreign relations committee of Russia’s upper house of parliament, described the Bush era as “probably the peak of trust between our two states.”
CCI’s Sharon Tennison writes, “We are honored to have had a two-hour meeting with President Mikhail Gorbachev on September 4, 2018. This event was prior to our delegation of U.S. ‘citizen diplomats’ traveling across Russia…”
European officials are seeking to act as intermediaries between Russia and the US in the hope of salvaging a cold war-era arms control treaty that Donald Trump has threatened to scrap.
In War With Russia? (available November 27) Stephen F. Cohen—the widely acclaimed historian of Soviet and post-Soviet Russia—gives readers a very different, dissenting narrative of this more dangerous new Cold War from its origins in the 1990s, the actual role of Vladimir Putin, and the 2014 Ukrainian crisis to Donald Trump’s election and today’s unprecedented Russiagate allegations.
The Kremlin, along with some Ukrainian opposition figures, called the martial drumbeats echoing from Kiev a domestic political ploy by its embattled president, Petro O. Poroshenko.