Tag: Barack Obama

Obama Extends Sanctions on Russia; Kremlin Accuses US of ‘Arms Race’, Postpones Response to Trump Deal

January 16, 2017

US President Barack Obama extends sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine. The Kremlin deferred a response to president-elect Donald Trump’s offer to trade an end to sanctions for Russia’s nuclear cuts.

No Trilateral Meeting of Normandy Quartet Leaders But Only Bilaterals in China: Kremlin

August 30, 2016

Three of the four leaders of the “Normandy Quartet” — French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin — will not have a trilateral meeting in Beijing, but only bilateral meetings, the Kremlin announced.

After The Failed Coup Erdogan Moves Toward Rapprochement With Moscow

July 25, 2016

At the end of last week, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is to visit the Kremlin at the beginning of August. This will be Erdoğan’s first face-to-face meeting with his Russian counterpart since September 2015. Relations between the two countries, which had been fraying over the course […]

Upcoming Obama-Putin Meeting at UN Part of a New ‘Munich,’ Illarionov Says

September 24, 2015

Staunton, September 24 The apparent agreement of US President Barack Obama to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week in New York to discuss Syrian affairs represents a new Munich in which one side focuses on “peace in our time” and the other pockets recognition of his aggression while planning for more, Andrey Illarionov […]

Russia Update: Kremlin Does Not Confirm Claim that Putin and Obama Will Meet at UNGA

September 23, 2015

Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov did not confirm the news reported by some Russian media earlier today that President Vladimir Putin will meet with US President Barack Obama Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous […]

If US Doesn’t Arm Ukraine, Putin Will Move Against Baltic Countries

February 17, 2015

Staunton, February 16 — If President Obama follows German Chancellor Merkel and doesn’t arm Ukraine, the US president will not only “be playing the role Putin has assigned to him” but he will also open the way toward an effort by Moscow to dominate the Baltic countries while threatening the world with first use of […]