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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.

Russia Update: Former Skolkovo Foundation Vice President Beltyukov Arrested in Absentia

July 27, 2015

Aleksei Beltyukov, vice president of the Skolkovo Foundation created to promote tech entrepreneurship in Russia, has been arrested in absentia in a long-standing fraud case, 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 issue is here. Special […]