With Russia so much in the news lately, we decided to take a closer look at Russia itself with the help of two regional experts.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's ambassador to the United States.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, defense secretary-designate Gen. James Mattis said at his confirmation hearing that the U.S. must recognize Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to break apart the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Also, the first of 3,500 U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Trump has said he would like to improve relations with Russia. But his choice for defense secretary, Gen. James Mattis, views Russia as America’s number one threat. What’s the reality of the White House-Kremlin dynamic? Steve Inskeep discusses with…
On Wednesday, the president-elect gave his first news conference in six months, from New York. During the session, he described his intention to quickly repeal and replace Obamacare, blasted reports that Russia has compromising intelligence on him and dismissed CNN…
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearing. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he…
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Donald Trump's choice as secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, denied that he had pressed the U.S. to avoid sanctioning Russia over foreign-policy disputes. The record, though, is not so clear.
The nation’s top intelligence officials appeared publically before the Senate Intelligence Committee, days after the release of a report on the alleged role of Russian influence during the presidential election. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports.
By Laurie Kellman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump has consistently refused to blame Russia in the hacks that American intelligence agencies say were directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
By Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump declined to say whether he accepts their assertion that Russia meddled in the election on his behalf.
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