Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MOSCOW/BRUSSELS The head of Russia's military general staff and NATO's supreme allied commander held a rare face-to-face meeting on Thursday to try to ease the worst East-West tensions since the Cold War.
Washington Nach gegenseitigen Drohungen der USA und Russlands mit Militäraktionen in der Syrien-Krise sind die beiden Atommächte bemüht, einen bewaffneten Konflikt abzuwenden.
MOSCOW Future Russian gas transit flows through Ukraine to Europe may be between 10 and 15 billion cubic meters per year, Alexei Miller, head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Tuesday, which is a significant decline from current levels.
MOSCOW Russia's oil output edged up in March to an 11-month high of 10.97 million barrels per day (bpd), slightly above a limit agreed under a global supply pact, energy ministry data showed on Monday.
MOSCOW Russia expelled 60 U.S. diplomats on Thursday and announced it would eject scores from other countries that have joined London and Washington in censuring Moscow over the poisoning of a spy. | Video
Moskau Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin hat sich mit einem klaren Wahlsieg sechs weitere Jahre an der Macht gesichert.
UST-LUGA/PRIMORSK, Russia Russia plans to sharply increase fuel exports and carve out a larger share of the European market following an extensive $55 billion modernization of its refineries, companies' plans and analysts' reports show.
MOSCOW/KIEV Russia's Energy Ministry said on Saturday that gas giant Gazprom's intention to terminate contracts with Ukraine poses no immediate threat to natural gas supplies to Europe through Ukraine.
MOSCOW/KIEV Russia's Gazprom said on Friday it would terminate its gas contracts with Ukraine after it lost a court case, escalating a dispute which has left Ukraine struggling to stay warm and which the EU said could threaten gas flows to Europe.
MOSCOW/KIEV Kiev and Moscow plunged into a new gas dispute on Thursday after Russia's Gazprom unexpectedly decided not to restart supplies, forcing Ukraine to cut usage despite freezing weather.
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