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U.S. Statement on Russian Duma Elections

U.S. Statement on Russian Duma Elections Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC September 19, 2016 The United States welcomes the preliminary report on the Russian Duma elections by the observer mission of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security ...
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Secretary Kerry’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

Secretary Kerry’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 16, 2016 The following is attributable to Spokesperson John Kirby: Secretary Kerry spoke today via telephone with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov on Syria. The Secretary and Foreign Minister Lavrov reaffirmed the importance of extending and solidifying the cessation of ...
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Rock Music Connects Urals and North Virginia

Northern Virginia-based progressive rock band Burn The Ballrooom spent an intensive concert week in the Mid- and South Urals.  The band performed in both large and small venues, including the Yeltsin Presidential Center in Yekaterinburg and Sergy Prokofyev Concert Hall in Chelyabinsk.  The American musicians performed at the Day of Knowledge celebration show at Tchaikovskiy ...
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Media Note: Under Secretary Stengel Travel to Russia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE Under Secretary Stengel Travel to Russia   Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will travel to Moscow, Russia from September 13 -16. In Moscow, he will meet with U.S. Embassy staff, Russian government officials and Russian journalists. The Under ...
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