The National Security Archive marks the 100thanniversary of Anatoly Sergeyevich Chernyaev’s birth with the publication of the first English-language translation of the Chernyaev diary (described as “irreplaceable” by Pulitzer-Prize-winning author David Hoffman) for the year 1981.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16, the White House said on Tuesday.
Top diplomats from the United States and Russia are set to square off this week in Iceland for their first face-to-face encounter that comes as ties between the nations have deteriorated sharply in recent months.
Said Lavrov, “I agree with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken who stressed recently that no country can overcome such global threats to the lives of our citizens alone, not even the United States.”
Putin, who has been in power as either president or prime minister since 1999, stood beside Soviet war veterans on a review platform set up on Red Square.
Tonight’s Russia salon will be led by Katrina vanden Heuvel and will feature Nicolai Petro, Cynthia Lazaroff, Krishen Mehta, David Speedie and Jack Matlock (former all-star February 2015 salon speaker at the National Press Club.) The topic could not be more timely or urgent. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85325069326
On Thursday, April 29, at 7pm EST, The Committee for the Republic will host ACURA as part of their annual Russia Salon series. Details below. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85325069326
The US ambassador in Moscow says he is returning to Washington for consultations amid rising tensions. Moscow had suggested the envoy leave temporarily.
The two leaders also discussed Russia’s military buildup and ongoing tension with Ukraine.
This virtual briefing on U.S.-Russia policy in the post-Trump era will include former Gov. Jerry Brown, publisher of The Nation magazine Katrina vanden Heuvel, the Quincy Institute’s Anatol Lieven, and more. This briefing is sponsored by The American Committee for U.S.-Russia Accord and Just Foreign Policy and will take place Thursday, April 1, at 1pm, with full details listed below. You can register for the event at this link.