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Russia Accuses US Aid Agency of Attempting to Influence Politics

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Russia is accusing the United States of using its aid agency in Moscow to influence Russian politics. The accusation comes a day after Washington announced it will comply with Moscow’s request that the U.S. Agency for International Development shut down its operations in the country. Russia’s foreign ministry on Wednesday cited concerns about what it […]

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Russia Accuses US Aid Agency of Attempting to Influence Politics

Posted September 19th, 2012 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Russia is accusing the United States of using its aid agency in Moscow to influence Russian politics. The accusations come a day after Washington announced plans to end the U.S. Agency for International Development’s operations in the country at Moscow’s request. Russia’s foreign ministry on Wednesday cited concerns about what it said were the USAID’s […]

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US to Close USAID Missions in Russia

Posted September 18th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has announced plans to end the U.S. Agency for International Development’s operations in Russia, at Moscow’s request. A State Department spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland, told reporters Tuesday that Russia sent a letter last week saying it does not need U.S. help any more. The aid agency has worked in Russia since the Soviet […]

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