The latest news on Russia
Moscow had grown more assertive in recent years, but the global recession may be a moderating influence
U.S. officials are thinking of holding a bilateral summit in Russia.
The soon-to-expire, Cold War-era START 1 treaty set the basis for cuts in nuclear arsenals.
The recession could open a window of opportunity for the Obama administration to reach out to Moscow.
Obama sends the Russian president a secret letter on Iran.
Obama reportedly offers to halt missile defense plans if Russia pressures Iran on nukes.
The Greek foreign minister sees a "very important moment" for engagement.
Iran was also on the agenda for today's meeting with National Security Advisor James Jones.
Low oil prices pose the biggest threat to Russia's economic stability.
Patriarch-elect Metropolitan Kirill is seen as a modernizer who seeks to improve ties with the Vatican.