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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 09 2018

Special Report: How a secret Russian airlift helps Syria's Assad

MOSCOW/KIEV In a corner of the departures area at Rostov airport in southern Russia, a group of about 130 men, many of them carrying overstuffed military-style rucksacks, lined up at four check-in desks beneath screens that showed no flight number or destination. | Video

Mar 22 2018

Sparks fly in Moscow as Russia and Britain trade accusations over spy poisoning

MOSCOW Britain accused Moscow on Wednesday of running an assassination program to eliminate its enemies, while Russia said Britain may itself have orchestrated the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in England. | Video

Mar 20 2018

Secret trial shows risks of nerve agent theft in post-Soviet chaos: experts

(In March 14 story, corrects first name of employee of state chemical research institute in paragraph 12.) | Video

Mar 14 2018

Secret trial shows risks of nerve agent theft in post-Soviet chaos - experts

MOSCOW/AMSTERDAM The British government says Russia is to blame for poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal with a nerve agent, and most chemical weapons specialists agree.

Mar 06 2018

Russian military plane crash in Syria kills 39

MOSCOW A Russian military transport plane crashed in Syria on Tuesday killing all 39 people on board, Russian officials said, an incident that sharply raised the death toll from the Kremlin's intervention in the Syrian war.

Mar 06 2018

Russian military plane crash in Syria kills 39

MOSCOW A Russian military transport plane crashed in Syria on Tuesday killing all 39 people on board, Russian officials said, an incident that sharply raised the death toll from the Kremlin's intervention in the Syrian war.

Feb 16 2018

Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded: sources

MOSCOW About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. | Video

Feb 16 2018

Russian toll in Syria battle was 300 killed and wounded: sources

MOSCOW About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. | Video

Feb 12 2018

Russians killed in clash with U.S.-led forces in Syria, say associates

MOSCOW Russian fighters were among those killed when U.S.-led coalition forces clashed with pro-government forces in Syria this month, former associates of the dead said on Monday.

Feb 02 2018

Russian who helped son leave Islamic State arrested

MOSCOW A man from Russia's Muslim Dagestan region has been charged with links to an illegal armed group, a court official in Dagestan said, years after he began helping families persuade sons recruited by Islamic State to renounce the militants and leave Syria.

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