The overarching strategy of the United States towards Russia is to deter Russia from confrontation by raising the costs of its aggression. This includes strengthening the military, economic, and political foundations of American power.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, serving a 20-year sentence in a remote Russian prison, has been on a hunger strike for more than 100 days.
In July 1995, Bosnian-Serb troops overran the town of Srebrenica, a United Nations-designated protected area packed with tens of thousands of Bosnian Muslims who had sought shelter there.
The United States has raised concerns for many years that Russia is pursuing the development and deployment of anti-satellite weapons.
President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Junker agreed to work together toward eliminating tariffs and other trade barriers on all industrial goods other than cars.
American Pastor Andrew Brunson, wrongfully incarcerated in Turkey, was moved from Buca Prison to house arrest recently.
The Vice President expressed concern over growing religious intolerance in many countries around the world, including countries in Europe.
August marks the tenth anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Georgia, a country of less than 4 million people in the South Caucasus.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo clearly and unequivocally rejected any possibility that the United States will accept Russia’s attempted annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.
The Russian government continues to stifle press freedom and media independence.
U.S. reinforced the fundamental importance of countries and regions employing a diverse combination of fuels, source countries, and delivery routes to enhance their energy security.
Chinese economic engagement, and thereby its ability to exert greater influence in the region, has increased significantly in central Europe in recent years.