NEWSWATCH: “Diplomats warn of Russia hysteria” – The Hill/JONATHAN EASLEY

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“Former U.S. ambassadors to Russia and Foreign Service diplomats are angered by what they view as a ‘witch-hunt’ pursuing Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, warning that ‘hysteria’ over Russia in Congress and the media will undermine U.S. interests abroad. Kislyak, a trained nuclear physicist who has served as the Russian ambassador to the U.S. since 2008, has been enveloped in controversy […]

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Interfax: USA must respect Russian interests for better relations – ambassador

Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., file photo

(Interfax – July 1, 2014) The United States must respect Russia’s interests if there is to be any possibility of an improvement in Russian-American diplomatic relations during the Obama administration’s tenure, Russia’s ambassador to Washington Sergey Kislyak has said, privately-owned Russian news agency Interfax reported on 1 July. “I think all the possibilities exist for an improvement in relations. The […]

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