About Ryan @ryanchilcote
Ryan Chilcote is a PBS NewsHour Special Correspondent. Based in London, Ryan has been reporting on foreign affairs and economics in Europe, the Middle East and Africa since 1995.
Ryan’s Recent Stories
World Jan 23Why the view from Davos is ‘rather gloomy’ this year
A mood of uncertainty hangs over Davos this year, as populist movements have taken hold in a number of countries and the global economic outlook has become less optimistic.
World Jan 16Analysis: Why Brexit isn’t all that different from the wall fight
As an American living in the U.K., I can’t but help but notice the similarities between British Prime Minister Theresa May’s effort to deliver Brexit and President Donald Trump’s initiative to build the wall -- and the way they’ve both…
World Oct 03Putin urges American political elites to ‘calm down’ on Russian election meddling
Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashed a pointed verbal attack on the U.S. while speaking with special correspondent Ryan Chilcote in Moscow Wednesday. He called concerns about Russian meddling in the upcoming 2018 elections “insanity” and he criticized some Trump administration…
World Jul 16Analysis: After more than two decades covering Russia, I’ve never seen anything quite like today
President Donald Trump said of today’s one-on-one meeting with Putin in Helsinki: “Our relationship has never been worse than it is now. However, that changed as of about four hours ago. I really believe that.”…
World Jul 13How will Trump’s undermining of May play out in British politics?
President Trump lobbed a volley of verbal grenades at British Prime Minister Theresa May in a tabloid interview before he arrived in the UK, saying May had botched Brexit and praising the former foreign secretary as a potential prime minister.
World Jul 11Trump scolded Germany for buying gas from Russia. Here’s what we know
President Donald Trump wasted no time in escalating his verbal attacks on Germany in the opening leg of his European tour by bringing up where they buy their energy. Here's what we know.
World Jun 09How the G-7 looks from Russia
Russia’s “window to the West” has been all but boarded up and not just because of the sanctions.
World Apr 14Here’s how officials in the UK, France and Russia are responding to the Syria strikes
Leaders of the UK and France, which both took part in strikes on Syria, are turning their attention to the battle for domestic support as Russia responds with rhetoric, not retaliation.
World Apr 07The U.S. is shifting tactics to target Russia’s richest. But will it make a difference?
New sanctions on Russian billionaires will make it difficult for them to do business with the rest of the world. But how much influence do they wield on Putin?…
Politics Jan 25What happened inside Trump’s reception at Davos
Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO and chairman of Goldman Sachs, wasn’t the only big-name billionaire at President Donald Trump’s reception for business leaders at the World Economic Forum. This was a proper billionaires’ fest.