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U.S.-Russia Relations
Secretary Rice addresses U.S.-Russia Relations at the German Marshall Fund. [State Dept. photo]Secretary Rice (Sept. 18): "Whether Russia’s leaders overcome their nostalgia for another time, and reconcile themselves to the sources of power and the exercise of power in the 21st century – still remains to be seen. The decision is clearly Russia’s – and Russia’s alone. And we must all hope, for the good of the Russian people, and for the sake of us all, that Russia’s leaders make better and right choices." Full Text | More on Situation in Georgia

U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Détente, 1969-1976
Secretary Rice delivers remarks at the Department of State Conference on U.S.-Soviet Relations in the Era of Detente, Marshall Center in the East Auditorium. State Dept. photo"America's relationship with Russia will remain large and complex: a mix of cooperation and competition, friendship and friction. This has always been the case. But we have achieved great things together before. We are doing so again today. And I am confident that with patience and hard work, dialogue and understanding, our future can be brighter than our past." Full Text | Release of Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969-1972


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Raid on Research Center in Russia
Statement on raid on Memorial’s Research Center. Full Text 

50th Anniversary of the American Exhibits to the U.S.S.R.
Date: 1989 Description: Crowds outside of Design USA exhibit. Photo by Amanda MerulloThe American Exhibits to the U.S.S.R. were the centerpiece of America’s cultural exchange agreement with the Soviet Union, spanning five decades from the late 1950s to the early 1990s. Read More

Explosion in Russia
Statement on explosion in North Ossetia. Full Text

EU/UN/OSCE-Sponsored Talks on Georgia
Press Briefing by Assistant Secretary Fried at the U.S. Mission in Geneva. Full Text

Deploying EU and OSCE International Mechanisms. Full Text 

Georgia and Russia
Under Secretary Burns testified before the the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Full Text

Recent Russian Actions in Georgia
We are extremely concerned about recent statements from the Russian government indicating that Russian forces will remain permanently in South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Full Text

Russia, Georgia, and the Return of Power Politics
Deputy Assistant Secretary Bryza testified before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission). Full Text

U.S.-Russia Relations in the Aftermath of the Georgia Crisis
Testimony by Assistant Secretary Fried before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Full Text

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