US-Russia relations

Response to Bill Clinton

In response to recent statements by former US President Bill Clinton, in which he rejects criticism that blames NATO enlargement for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and adds that “When I did what I did, I offered Russia not only a…

The Three Stooges (A Geopolitical Update)

Four Things To Know Before You Read On I do not nor have I ever supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. I have made this clear in almost all of my previous writings about the conflict and feel no need to…

US Shows the Exit Ramp to Russia

Getting off your high horse is never easy and it remains to be seen how deftly Moscow navigates its path in the downstream of President Vladimir Putin’s 50-minute phone conversation Thursday with his American counterpart Joe Biden. By M.K. Bhadrakumar…

China and Russia on ‘Respecting People’s Democratic Rights’

Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Qin Gang and Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov released a joint article on Friday titled “Respecting People’s Democratic Rights,” condemning an upcoming U.S. online “Summit for Democracy,” in which the U.S. is “empowering…

Video: Obstacles to Nuclear Abolition — a discussion with David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon

David Swanson, Alice Slater, and Bruce Gagnon discuss obstacles to nuclear abolition and the U.S.-Russia relationship.  

Russia and China are Growing Together Again

By Jonathan Power In her famous decree in 1767 Empress Catherine the Great proclaimed Russia to be a European power. She wanted Russia to be a major player in European politics. She compelled the Europeans to accept Russia as a…