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Gabrielle Tetrault-Farber

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 04 2018

Grain exporters in Russia's south fear World Cup security hurdles

MOSCOW Grain exporters in southern Russia are seeking government assurances that shipments will not be disrupted during the World Cup soccer finals because of tight security on roads and at ports, industry sources said.

Apr 01 2018

Governor of Russia's Kemerovo resigns over deadly mall fire

MOSCOW The governor of Russia's Kemerovo region resigned on Sunday over a mall fire that killed more than 60 after a litany of violations in safety procedures left shoppers and children trapped inside the building.

Mar 31 2018

Russian tycoon Magomedov arrested on embezzlement charges

MOSCOW Russian authorities on Saturday arrested billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov on charges of embezzling more than $35 million, in one of the highest-profile prosecutions of a Russian tycoon in years.

Mar 29 2018

Despite hurdles, Russian anti-doping agency strives toward return

MOSCOW When Yuri Ganus settled into his new office last year as the director of RUSADA, Russia's suspended anti-doping agency, he hung a picture of an icebreaker plowing through blocks of ice.

Mar 23 2018

Brazil sink Russia 3-0 with second-half breakthrough

MOSCOW, Russia A string of second-half goals helped a Brazil side deprived of talisman Neymar to an emphatic 3-0 friendly win over World Cup hosts Russia at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium on Friday.

Feb 26 2018

Russia misses flag target but leaves with silverware

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Russian athletes walked away from the Pyeongchang Games with a medal count equivalent to that of Vancouver 2010 but fell short of their main goal: leave the Olympics with their flag.

Feb 25 2018

Figure skating featured farewells, new stars, North Koreans and Hanyu

GANGNEUNG, South Korea Ice dance legends announced their retirement, a five-time Olympian pairs skater finally gained gold, and two North Koreans won hearts if not medals in an Olympics packed with more drama than usual even for figure skating.

Feb 24 2018

Russia appeals to IOC for permission to fly flag at Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Russia has appealed to Olympic authorities to restore its Olympic status and allow its athletes to march with the national flag on Sunday at the Winter Games closing ceremony, but it could be waiting until the last minute for a decision.

Feb 24 2018

Russians fear doping has sunk their bid to fly flag at Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A despondent mood swept through Russian athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Games on Saturday, their hopes of being able to fly the Russian flag at the closing ceremony deflated by a second positive doping test.

Feb 23 2018

Second Russian athlete fails doping test at Winter Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea A second Russian athlete has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, a major blow for the nation's hopes of regaining its Olympic status and drawing a line under years of doping scandals. | Video


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