American observers discuss cancelled US-Russian meeting

08 August 2013

BBC Ukraine features a report by journalist Natalia Khyzhnyak on the reaction of US-based commentators on the Obama administration's decision to cancel talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the G20 summit in St. Petersburg. EFD Fellow Anna Borshchevskaya says the situation regarding Edward Snowden is just the latest symptom of worsening US-Russian relations. She says that President Obama must do more to speak out against human rights abuses in Russia and its intransigence over the Syria conflict.

The article is only available in Ukrainian and can be read here.