Human Rights in Russia
The Magnitsky Act and U.S.−Russia RelationsBuy Full Issue$34.95
When Russia emerged from the remnants of the Soviet Union, many Americans hoped that country might become a similarly minded Western democracy, but that has not been the case. Instead, the relationship between Russia and the United States has been complex, with alternating periods of friendship and tension.
When President George W. Bush first met Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2001, he famously proclaimed that he got a sense of Putin’s soul. But later attempts by the United States to build a ballistic missile defense program to shield Europe from Iran were seen by Russia as a provocative move: NATO memb…Buy Full Issue$34.95
In This Issue
Recent Political and Human Rights Developments
U.S. Department of State 2012 Country Report
The Russia and Moldova Jackson−Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Burma Sanctions and Haiti Reconstruction
Pro & Con
Does the Russian Federation Have a Deteriorating Human Rights Record?