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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 10 2018

Russia vows to curb U.S. sanctions fallout, shrugs off steep rouble fall

MOSCOW The Russian government pledged to minimise the fallout from U.S. sanctions on Tuesday and dismissed steep falls in the rouble and financial markets as short-term volatility, saying Russia needed time to adjust to the new curbs. | Video

Apr 05 2018

Russian historian who exposed Stalin's crimes cleared of child pornography

MOSCOW A Russian historian whose exposure of Soviet leader Josef Stalin's crimes angered state officials was cleared of child pornography charges on Thursday after a long campaign by human rights activists to free him.

Apr 04 2018

Russia short of foreign policy options if bet on Trump fails

MOSCOW Russia long saw Donald Trump as the wild card in its strategy to improve relations with the United States.

Apr 03 2018

Russian city with opposition mayor scraps mayoral elections

YEKATERINBURG/MOSCOW Lawmakers in Russia's fourth largest city Yekaterinburg voted to scrap direct mayoral elections on Tuesday, curtailing the political prospects of the incumbent who has been fiercely critical of the Kremlin and local authorities.

Mar 31 2018

Britain and Russia lock horns as Moscow cuts UK diplomats

MOSCOW Moscow has told Britain it must cut just over 50 more of its diplomatic and technical staff in Russia as a standoff deepened over the poisoning of a Russian former spy and his daughter in England, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

Mar 31 2018

Russia, in spy rift riposte, expels 59 diplomats from 23 countries

MOSCOW Russia expelled 59 diplomats from 23 countries on Friday and said it reserved the right to take action against four other nations in a worsening standoff with the West over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain. | Video

Mar 30 2018

Russland weist in Skripal-Streit 59 Diplomaten aus

Moskau Im Streit über den Giftanschlag auf den Ex-Agenten Sergej Skripal hat Russland 59 Diplomaten aus 23 Ländern ausgewiesen.

Mar 28 2018

Russia buries victims of mall blaze as flags fly at half mast

KEMEROVO/MOSCOW Funerals began in Russia on Wednesday for the 64 people, most of them children, whose deaths in a fire at a Siberian shopping mall have roused public anger over official corruption and incompetence.

Mar 28 2018

Amid mounting anger at scene of mall fire, Putin pledges action

KEMEROVO/MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin flew to the scene of a shopping mall fire in Siberia that killed 64 people and promised angry residents on Tuesday that those responsible for what he called criminal negligence would be punished. | Video

Mar 26 2018

Exits were blocked, say Russian mall fire investigators

MOSCOW Investigators looking into a fire that killed at least 64 people at a busy shopping mall in Siberia said on Monday a security guard had turned off the public address system and exits had been illegally blocked. | Video

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