Russia–United States relations

A Russian army soldier takes part in drills at the Kadamovskiy firing range in the Rostov region in southern Russia, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

Russia may ‘break a tooth’ if they ‘take a bite’ out of Ukraine, analyst warns


Mark Galeotti, a Russia security expert with the British think tank Royal United Services Institute, joined The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss growing military tensions between Russia and Ukraine, just six days after the two presidents met.

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, arrive to meet at the Villa la Grange, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Biden and Putin both place a ‘high priority’ on cybersecurity, says presidential adviser after Geneva summit

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Former US ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, speaks with a reporter in Sochi, Russia, Feb. 7, 2014. 

Former Amb McFaul weighs in on escalating tensions between the US and Russia

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In this photo taken on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, students come out of a school building in St. Petersburg, Russia.

What Russian college students learn about US elections, history and race relations

Adam Schiff walks to a briefing.

Schiff warns Congress must be prepared for foreign interference in 2020 election

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Fiona Hill: Putin has become ‘wild card’ for Russia’s political system

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Russia expert and former presidential adviser Fiona Hill speaks with The World’s Marco Werman about US-Russia relations and the state of Russia’s politics ahead of Victory Day celebrations.

US President Donald Trump walks to board Air Force One as he travesl to Florida for Easter weekend, at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, April 18, 2019.

Mueller Report: Did Trump commit conspiracy? No. But collusion? Maybe.


Mueller’s team focused on evidence of criminal conspiracy, not collusion. The report indicates “numerous links” between the Trump campaign and Russia that may still look like collusion to a layperson.

US President Donald Trump walks toward steps leading to an airplane

What does the end of the Mueller investigation mean for US-Russian relations?

The Mueller probe is over and investigators said there was no collusion. What does this mean for US-Russian relations now? A former ambassador says he’s worried.

Russian missiles on display.

US suspends weapons treaty compliance with Russia


The INF treaty bans Russia and the US from stationing short- and intermediate-range, land-based missiles in Europe. The US blames Russia for violations of its terms and will only reconsider a withdrawal if Russia comes into full compliance again.

Two leaders sit at a desk signing a document.

How Trump’s exit from a Cold War-era treaty could trigger a 3-way arms race

Russia has been in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty for more than a decade but the US is set to pull out of the agreement on Feb. 2.