Politics Mar 15

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the All-Russian forum of agricultural producers in Krasnodar, Russia March 12, 2018. Photo by Sputnik/Alexei Nikolskyi/Kremlin via Reuters
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Do the U.S. sanctions against Russia have any bite?

U.S. sanctions targeting 19 Russians is the strongest response to Moscow's interference in the 2016 election and other campaigns and cyberattacks since President Trump took office. Judy Woodruff talks with Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia, about whether the…

Politics Jul 29

Former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) Ceremony at the State Department in Washington, U.S., June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas - RTS18UQY
Russia derides Tillerson statement on sanctions

An attempt by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to portray recently passed Russian sanctions legislation as a sign Americans want Russia to improve relations with the U.S. has been derided by Moscow.

Politics Jul 23

FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the their bilateral meeting at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017. Photo By Carlos Barria/Reuters
Trump expected to support Russia sanctions package

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow.

Feb 10

Official: Flynn not ‘certain’ on sanctions talk with Russia

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's national security adviser addressed U.S. sanctions against Russia in his conversations with the country's ambassador while President Barack Obama was still in office, a new report said, contradicting previous claims that the issue was not…