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Russia Wants Innovation, but It’s Arresting Its Innovators

AKADEMGORODOK, Russia — Dmitri Trubitsyn is a young physicist-entrepreneur with a patriotic reputation, seen in this part of Siberia as an exemplar of the talents, dedication and enterprise that President Vladimir V. Putin has hailed as vital for Russia’s future ...

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After sanctions, Tillerson may find Russia talks an uphill climb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has the unenviable task of exploring U.S.-Russian cooperation following Washington’s latest sanctions on Russia and Moscow’s expulsion of U.S. diplomats. Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meet this weekend at ...

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Flynn and Russia envoy Kislyak discussed 'simple things'

Moscow’s former US ambassador has said that he and ex-US national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed “the most simple things” in conversations during the presidential transition. Sergei Kislyak said on Russian TV that there were “no secrets” and that US ...

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Trump Blames Congress for Poor U.S. Relations with Russia

WASHINGTON — President Trump blamed Congress on Thursday for the United States’ poor relationship with Russia, a day after he signed sanctions legislation that he said was flawed and unconstitutional. In a Twitter message, Mr. Trump described America’s relationship with ...

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