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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 29 2017

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Putin to quit

MOSCOW Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. | Video

Apr 29 2017

Russian authorities deploy riot police in Moscow ahead of opposition protest

MOSCOW Hundreds of riot police deployed in central Moscow on Saturday ahead of an opposition protest calling for President Vladimir Putin not to run for what would be his fourth presidential term next year.

Apr 27 2017

Macron camp bars Russian news outlets, angers Moscow

MOSCOW/PARIS Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.

Apr 27 2017

Macron camp bars Russian news outlets, angers Moscow

MOSCOW/PARIS Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.

Apr 27 2017

Russia accuses Macron campaign of discriminating against its media

MOSCOW, April 27 Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.

Apr 26 2017

Russia, ahead of planned protest, bans Kremlin critic's foundation

MOSCOW Russia said on Wednesday it had banned a pro-democracy movement founded by Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky which has called for big anti-government protests on Saturday ahead of a presidential election next year.

Apr 20 2017

Goodbye Lenin? Russian lawmakers try to tweak law to get him buried

MOSCOW The embalmed corpse of Vladimir Lenin has lain in a mausoleum on Red Square since his death in 1924 but now, a century after the revolution he spearheaded, legislation designed to turf him out has been introduced into the Russian parliament.

Apr 18 2017

Russian newspaper fears for staff after Chechen clerics vow vengeance

MOSCOW Russia's most famous campaigning newspaper said on Friday it had appealed to the Kremlin to protect its staff after Chechen clerics said the paper faced "retribution" for alleging that gay men in Chechnya were being tortured and killed.

Apr 17 2017

Burying 'Trumpomania,' Kremlin TV says Trump scarier than North Korean leader

MOSCOW As Russian hopes of swift detente under President Donald Trump have fizzled, state media, which hailed his election win, have made a U-turn. On Sunday, they said he was scarier than North Korea's Kim Jong-Un.

Apr 13 2017

European court rules Russia fatally botched Beslan school siege

BESLAN/MOSCOW Russia broke European human rights law by using excessive force to storm a school seized by Islamist militants in 2004, causing a high number of hostages to be killed, the continent's rights court ruled on Thursday.

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