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  • Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, April 13, 2014 (State Dept)

    Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Meeting on Ukraine, April 13, 2014

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AP Images - Secretary Kerry meets with Russian counterparts in Paris, France on March 30, 2014.

    Secretary Kerry: "The U.S. and Russia have differences of opinion about the events that led to this crisis, but both of us recognize the importance of finding a diplomatic solution and of simultaneously meeting the needs of the Ukrainian people..."

  • President Barack Obama talks on the phone with President Vladimir Putin of Russia while in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 28, 2014. With the President are Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Readout of President Obama’s Call with President Putin (March 28, 2014)

  • President Obama gives a speech to European youth in BOZAR in Brussels, Belgium March 26. (Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times)

    President Obama's Remarks in Brussels to European Youth (March 26, 2014)

  • President Obama will be in Brussels on March 26 for the U.S.-EU Summit. A man walks away from a plane on the airfield.(State Dept.)

    President Obama will be in Brussels on March 26 for the U.S.-EU Summit. Leaders at the U.S.-EU Summit will discuss Ukraine, T-TIP, the Iran negotiations, and a broad range of other issues.

  • Stacey Ferreira, met with the students of ITMO (State Dept.)

    On December 2, the young Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of MySocialCloud.com, Stacey Ferreira, met with the students of ITMO, St. Petersburg technical university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

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    The United States Consulate General in St. Petersburg looks forward to continuing to work with the City of St. Petersburg on the construction of a new, safe and secure Consulate that will show respect for this City’s rich architectural heritage and serve as a tangible symbol of the importance we attach to growing U.S.-Russian ties.  Full Text »

  • Secretary Kerry on Ambassador McFaul’s Departure from Russia

    Secretary of State John Kerry expresses gratitude to departing Ambassador Mike McFaul for his exemplary service as U.S. ambassador to Russia.  Statement Text  »

  • Ambassador McFaul: "It’s Time, My Friend, It’s Time"

    "This is my last blog as the U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Soon after the Olympics, I plan to rejoin my family in California. After more than five years working in the Obama administration, it is time to go home. <...>We tried to make a 9,000 kilometer commute work for our family. But after seven months of separation, I simply need to be with my family again. Anyone who has followed my blogs over the last two years knows how deeply I value my time with my wife and sons. It’s time for us to be reunited. <...>  Ambassador McFaul's Blog  »

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