Special Assistant to the President Nicholas Berliner with Editor-in-Chief of the RTVI USA TV Channel Yevgeny Piskunov

INTERVIEW REVERSE TRANSLATION FROM RUSSIAN PROGRAM AUDIO TRANSCRIPT JANUARY 15, 2024 Q.: I would like to thank you right away for giving us the opportunity to record an interview with you. My first question is about leaks in the American media that Russia is going to freeze the conflict in Ukraine. There was a similar …

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Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia and Central Asia Nicholas Berliner With Yekaterina Kotrikadze of TV Rain (TV Dozhd)

INTERVIEW REVERSE TRANSLATION FROM RUSSIAN PROGRAM AUDIO TRANSCRIPT JANUARY 12, 2024 Q: Good afternoon. Thank you for agreeing to answer our questions. First of all, I want to ask you about the war in Ukraine, because this is an extremely important issue and a lot depends on it. Chuck Schumer recently said that if the …

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Biden is committed to NASA’s Artemis program for the moon and beyond

By ShareAmerica President Biden is committed to NASA’s multilateral mission to return to the moon and send astronauts to Mars. “Through the Artemis program, the United States is building the broadest and most diverse international human space exploration coalition in history,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in November 2022. The Artemis program aims to …

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Special Online Briefing: Dr. Fowler Special Envoy for Global Food Security And Ambassador O’Brien Head of the State Department’s Sanctions Office

SPECIAL BRIEFING DR. CARY FOWLER, SPECIAL ENVOY FOR GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY OFFICE OF GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY DIVISION FOR COUNTER THREAT FINANCE AND SANCTIONS BRUSSELS MEDIA HUB AUGUST 4, 2023 MODERATOR: Good afternoon from the State Department’s Brussels Media Hub. I would like to welcome everyone joining us for today’s virtual press briefing. We are very honored …

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U.S. Countermeasures in Response to Russia’s Violations of the New START Treaty

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 1, 2023 The United States is committed to full and mutual implementation of the New START Treaty. Consistent with that commitment, the United States has adopted lawful countermeasures in response to the Russian Federation’s ongoing violations of the New START Treaty. The Russian Federation’s purported suspension of the …

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United States Imposes Additional Sanctions and Export Controls on Russia in Coordination with International Partners

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 19, 2023 The United States will continue to take actions against Russia until it ends its brutal and illegal war against Ukraine. The United States is implementing commitments made at the G7 Leaders’ Summit to increase costs for Russia and those who support its war effort. Among others, …

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Statement from President Joe Biden on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

WHITE HOUSE MAY 17, 2023 Everyone is entitled to be treated with dignity and equality—no matter whom they love, or how they identify. On the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia, we reaffirm our commitment to this ongoing work and stand with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) people around the world. …

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Release of Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Weapons

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 15, 2023 Continuing with its tradition of transparency despite Russia’s purported suspension of New START, the United States has voluntarily released aggregate numbers of U.S. strategic offensive arms under the New START Treaty’s central limits on nuclear weapons. The United States continues to view transparency among nuclear weapon states as extremely valuable for reducing the …

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The importance of an independent press

By ShareAmerica Free, independent media allow the public to make informed decisions, hold leaders accountable and hear a diversity of opinions — all free of government influence. Journalists in the United States can report on public health questions, question elected officials — sometimes aggressively — and raise controversial issues without fear of reprisal. “Information and …

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U.S. Assistance Provides Critical Support to Help Ukraine Emerge from Winter at War

USAID has provided Ukraine with $400 million in winter-related assistance to help Ukrainians access heat, hot water, electricity, healthcare, and basic supplies during winter. This winter, Putin sought to destroy Ukraine’s energy infrastructure in an attempt to break the will of the Ukrainian people, but Ukrainians stood strong and the United States stood alongside them. …

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Targeting Russian Corruption in the Guatemalan Mining Sector

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON NOVEMBER 18, 2022 The United States took action today to promote accountability for Russia-linked actors engaging in corruption in Guatemala. We remain steadfast in our commitment to identify acts of corruption that threaten the United States and the democratic institutions of our partners and allies. Today, the U.S. Department …

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On the Anniversary of the Massacre at Babyn Yar: Joint Statement from Special Envoys for Holocaust Issues Condemning Russian Actions in Ukraine

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 29, 2022 MEDIA NOTE The text of the following statement was announced by the envoys for Holocaust issues or their equivalent from Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Romania, United Kingdom, and the United States of America on behalf of their Governments. Begin Text: We must never forget the …

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Under Secretary Jenkins to Participate in the IAEA General Conference in Vienna, Austria, September 25-28

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 MEDIA NOTE Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Ambassador Bonnie D. Jenkins will travel to Vienna, Austria on September 25-28 to attend the 66th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). She will accompany Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, head of the U.S. delegation, …

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Targeting Russia’s Senior Officials, Defense Industrial Base, Financial Infrastructure Leaders, and Human Rights Abusers

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 The United States continues to hold the Russian government to account for its war against Ukraine. Today, we are taking actions against major Russian defense entities, key advanced-technology firms that support Russia’s defense industrial base, and financial infrastructure. We are also taking actions against …

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Establishing an Ambassador-at-Large for the Arctic Region

PRESS STATEMENT VEDANT PATEL, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON BUREAU OF GLOBAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS AUGUST 26, 2022 An Arctic region that is peaceful, stable, prosperous, and cooperative is of critical strategic importance to the United States and a priority for Secretary Blinken. As one of eight Arctic nations, the United States has long been committed to protecting …

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A look back at how presidents made history with executive orders

President Trump has signed many documents since his January 20 inauguration. These documents set out Trump’s policies on health care and international trade, among other things. Some of these measures are called executive orders. Others are considered White House or presidential memoranda. So what’s the difference? Executive orders vs. memoranda Both executive orders and memoranda …

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