RIA Novosti: Putin Tells Obama Russia, US Should Cooperate to Protect Global Stability

File Photo of Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama Seated Before Russian and U.S. Flags

MOSCOW, July 4 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday congratulated his US counterpart Barack Obama on Independence Day and said Russia and the US share the responsibility of protecting global security and stability, and should cooperate to the benefit of the world. “Russia and the United States, being the powers with special responsibility to ensure global stability […]

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Russian oil major Rosneft extends U.S. embrace

File Photo Rosneft and Russian Flags Next to Rosneft Banner

(Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.ru – David Miller, special to RBTH – February 7, 2014) Russia’s biggest crude producer agrees to buy Morgan Stanley’s oil merchanting assets as it ramps up cooperation on new fields with U.S. major ExxonMobil. Russia’s largest oil firm, Rosneft, purchased Morgan Stanley’s oil trading and transportation business in a move that gives the firm […]

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McFaul says his decision to leave Moscow unrelated to US-Russia relations

Ambassador Mike McFaul file photo

(Interfax – February 5, 2014) U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul says there is no political reason for his decision to leave Moscow. “But it had nothing to do with US – Russia relations, and it had nothing to do with any decisions by the Russian government, it was all purely due the fact that I want and need to […]

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