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US, Russia hold highest-level talks since Ukraine invasion

Mar. 02, 2023 14:08 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked briefly Thursday in the highest-level in-person talks between the two countries since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But there was no indication of any movement toward easing the intense...

US marks anniversary of Paul Whelan's detention in Russia

Dec. 28, 2022 10:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is marking the four-year anniversary of the detention in Russia of American businessman Paul Whelan, whose continued imprisonment is one of several major irritants in tattered relations between Washington and Moscow. Secretary of State...