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U.S.: Russia to deliver rocket launchers to Ukrainian separatists

U.S.: Russia to deliver rocket launchers to Ukrainian separatists

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) --The State Department unveiled new intelligence that Russia plans to provide more rocket launchers to Ukrainian separatists while also shooting at the military.
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Putin described as out of touch, 'in another world' by German and U.S. officials

Putin described as out of touch, 'in another world' by German and U.S. officials

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed out of touch with reality when they spoke Sunday.
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McFaul: U.S. working with Russia on gay rights and Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The outgoing U.S. envoy to Russia said Sunday the United States is working with Moscow on a range of issues, including gay rights and a nuclear arms treaty.
List of U.S. delegation to Winter Olympics updated

List of U.S. delegation to Winter Olympics updated

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The White House announced an updated list of participants representing the United States at the Sochi, Russia, Winter Olympics, Wednesday.
President Obama announces updated presidential delegation to Winter Olympics opening ceremony

President Obama announces updated presidential delegation to Winter Olympics opening ceremony

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the updated presidential delegation to the opening ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
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US Ambassador to Moscow announces resignation -- via blog and Twitter

US Ambassador to Moscow announces resignation -- via blog and Twitter

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul announced his resignation on Tuesday, citing family reasons for his planned departure.
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U.S. Ambassador McFaul to leave post in Moscow at end of February

MOSCOW, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Michael McFaul, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, announced Tuesday he would leave his post at the end of February to rejoin his family in California.

U.S. ambassador to Russia breaks finger playing basketball again

MOSCOW, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said in an online post Saturday he has broken his pinky finger while playing basketball -- again.

Russia offers no reason for expulsion of U.S. journalist

MOSCOW, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- For the first time in more than 30 years, Russia expelled a U.S. journalist, a move likely to further strain Washington-Moscow relations, officials said.

U.S. will not add names to Russian sanction list

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The Obama administration will not expand a blacklist of alleged Russian rights abusers this year, congressional sources and officials told the Daily Beast.

Obama names 2 gays to U.S. delegations to Sochi Olympics

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- President Obama Tuesday included two openly gay women to the U.S. delegations to the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Protesters arrested after opposition figure convicted of embezzlement

KIROV, Russia, July 18 (UPI) -- Two protesters in Kirov, Russia, were arrested following the conviction of opposition leader Alexei Navalny on embezzlement charges, officials said.

Report: Alleged CIA spy in Russia probing Boston bombings

MOSCOW, May 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. diplomat expelled from Russia as a CIA spy was trying to get information about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, a Russian newspaper reported.

Russia lodges formal protest concerning U.S. Embassy employee

MOSCOW, May 15 (UPI) -- The Russian Foreign Ministry said it lodged an official protest Wednesday concerning the activities of an employee of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.

McFaul: U.S., Russia will discuss shield

MOSCOW, March 8 (UPI) -- The United States and Russia will discuss the European missile defense this year, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said.
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Michael Anthony McFaul (born 1963 in Glasgow, Montana) is a Stanford University professor and the nominee for United States Ambassador to Russia. Prior to his nomination for Ambassador, McFaul worked for the U.S. National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of Russian and Eurasian Affairs.

Born in Montana, McFaul earned a B.A. in International Relations and Slavic Languages and an M.A. in Slavic and East European Studies from Stanford University in 1986. As a Rhodes Scholar, he earned a Ph.D. in International Relations from Oxford University in 1991.

A professor of political science at Stanford University, he is the former director of the university's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

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