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Russia's Last Tsar Executed 100 Years Ago

quoting Robert Servicevia The Express Tribune
Friday, July 13, 2018

It is a century since the execution of Russia’s last tsar and his family after the revolution that established the Soviet Union, a massacre that still raises questions today.


Michael McFaul: Will It Be ‘Happy Talk’ — Or Will Trump And Putin Focus On Arms Control And Other Critical Issues?

interview with Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Friday, July 13, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the upcoming meeting between the US and Russian presidents.
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9 New Books We Recommend This Week

mentioning Michael McFaulvia The New York Times
Thursday, July 12, 2018

With diplomacy and world affairs dominating the front page lately (or the home page, as we are gradually learning to think of it), this week’s list of recommended titles has a decidedly international cast.


Michael McFaul On The Tea Leaves Podcast

interview with Michael McFaulvia The Tea Leaves Podcast
Sunday, July 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses his new book From Cold War to Hot Peace, US-Russia relations, and Russia's role in Asia.

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Book Review: 'From Cold War To Hot Peace' Asks How Things Soured So Quickly Between The US And Russia?

featuring Michael McFaulvia The National
Monday, July 9, 2018

A former US diplomat is the latest to tackle the souring of the most important geopolitical relationship.

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From Cold War To Hot Peace Review: Obama And Putin Behind The Scenes

featuring Michael McFaulvia Irish Times
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Former US ambassador Michael McFaul tells the inside story of US-Russian relations.

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McFaul, McCaffery Concerned About Trump-Putin Meeting

quoting Michael McFaulvia NewsMax
Friday, July 6, 2018

President Donald Trump is not prepared for his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said Friday.


Does Vladimir Putin Speak For The Russian People?

featuring Michael McFaulvia The New York Times
Friday, July 6, 2018

In May 2012, the American ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, accompanied a senior White House official to a meeting with Vladimir V. Putin at the then-president-elect’s country estate. Midway through the discussion, Putin turned directly to McFaul and berated him for trying to ruin United States-Russia relations. In "From Cold War to Hot Peace," McFaul recalls wondering, "Why was one of the most powerful men on the planet so obsessed with an American diplomat?"


Michael McFaul: Former Ambassador To Russia Looks Ahead To Trump’s Summit With Putin

interview with Michael McFaulvia WAMU 88.5
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses the upcoming meeting between US President Trump and Russian President Putin.

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Former US Ambassador On Putin And The 2016 Election

featuring Michael McFaulvia Newsweek
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Michael McFaul was an academic expert in Russian studies when President Barack Obama tapped him to become the White House’s point man on Russia in 2009.