Monthly Archives: June 2010


FBI Uncovers Russian Spy Network of “Illegals” in the US

Links to FBI complaints in the Russian spy case. Click on the images to read the court documents. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin later met with the spies at a secret location in Russia after the US government released them as part of a spy exchange agreement with Moscow. By making his meeting with the spies public, Mr. Putin may have been sending a signal to other Russian “illegals” who most likely are still working in the US and in other countries.

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Public Diplomacy, Russia

US supporting – not exporting – democracy in Russia, says Obama

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Democracy remains on the US-Russian agenda, President Barack Obama said today. But it is best advanced through the dual track approach entailed in the reset of relations between the two states Follow this link: US supporting – not exporting – democracy in Russia, says Obama  Sourced from: Free Media Online

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International Broadcasting

Senator Lugar: U.S. International Broadcasting – Is Anybody Listening?

From Senator Lugar’s website: On June 9, 2010, Senator Dick Lugar released a report prepared by the minority staff of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In his letter accompanying the report, Senator Lugar wrote: “A key component of any nation’s public diplomacy effort is its ability to communicate with the rest of the world — either through people-to-people initiatives…

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