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.
The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved oday a bill to grant Russia Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) status as well as a bill to punish Russian human rights violators, but time is running out to pass the legislation...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday he was surprised Russia had waited as long as it did to seal a deal to sell missile defense systems to Iran, given the tensions between Russia and the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday a bill allowing Congress to review a deal concerning Iran's nuclear program was a "reasonable compromise" he planned to sign, and he expressed confidence it would not...