Political Section

The Political Section presents U.S. foreign and security policy positions to the Government of the Russian Federation and interprets for Washington, Russia’s major foreign, defense and security policies.

Also, the Political Section analyzes and reports on significant events and trends in Russian domestic politics (elections, political parties, Kremlin-regional relations, media, human rights etc.) in so far as they affect Russia’s relationship with the U.S.

The section consists of three units: External Affairs, Political-Military Affairs, Internal Affairs.