Obama's administration will not support any human rights or democracy
legislation in exchange for Congress repealing the 1974 Jackson-Vanik law,
which is preventing Russia from getting top trade status with the United
States, the U.S. envoy to Moscow said today.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia Mike McFaul,
he former NSC senior director for Russia and a key architect of the administration's
"reset" policy with Russia, was in Washington today --along with all other U.
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