Michael McFaul

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Aug. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

Putin urges US to hold off on striking Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin urged President Barack Obama on Saturday not to rush into a decision on striking Syria, but to consider whether strikes would help end the violence and be worth […]

08/31/2013

Edward Snowden (center) attends news conference with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks (l) and an unidentified woman (r), at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia. (Human Rights Watch handout / AP Photo)

White House criticizes Russia for Snowden meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House criticized Russia on Friday for allowing National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to meet with human rights activists, calling it a “propaganda platform” for the man who seeks to […]

07/12/2013

Man claimed by Russian Federal Security Service to be CIA officer Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at US Embassy in Moscow. (AP Photo)

Russia’s FSB: Another alleged US spy expelled

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state television aired footage Wednesday from Russia’s security services claiming that another alleged American spy was expelled earlier this year. Russia on Tuesday ordered U.S. diplomat Ryan Fogle to leave the […]

05/15/2013

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