World Aug 07

Russia bans food imports from U.S. and E.U.

Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, announced an immediate ban on the import of fruit, vegetable, meat and milk products from the United States, European Union and several other countries during a government meeting on Thursday.

World Mar 31

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What’s behind Russia’s spending promises for Crimea

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev promised increased money for infrastructure and higher pensions and salaries during a visit to Crimea. Meanwhile, Russia withdrew one battalion from the border region, but Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the U.S. is…

World Mar 26

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Can U.S., Russia Reduce Their Nuclear Arsenals?

Ahead of the nuclear summit Monday in Seoul, President Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and discussed prospects for further nuclear reductions for both nations. Judy Woodruff discusses nuclear issues with Ploughshares Fund President Joseph Cirincione and nuclear proliferation…

With a 64 percent landslide, Vladimir Putin claimed his third term as Russia's president Sunday, prompting celebrations, protests and accusations of voting fraud. Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating until their demands for democracy are met. Margaret Warner reports from Moscow…

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