Andrew Osborn

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

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Russia names Putin's new 'super weapons' after a quirky public vote

MOSCOW Russia has unveiled the names for a new generation of nuclear-powered missiles touted by President Vladimir Putin as invincible after more than seven million people took part in a quirky public vote organised by the Russian military.

22 Mar 2018

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

MOSCOW Britain accused Moscow on Wednesday of running an assassination programme 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.

21 Mar 2018

Trump congratulates Putin on election, leaders look to meet soon

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and said they would likely meet soon as relations between the two countries grow more strained over allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. electoral system.

20 Mar 2018

Expelled Russian diplomats leave Britain in nerve agent crisis

LONDON/MOSCOW Twenty three expelled Russian diplomats and their families left London for Moscow on Tuesday as Britain and Russia traded recriminations over a nerve agent attack in England that has plunged relations into their worst crisis since the Cold War. | Video

20 Mar 2018

Soviet-era scientist says he helped create poison in UK spy attack row

MOSCOW A Cold War-era scientist acknowledged on Tuesday he had helped create the nerve agent that Britain says was used to poison an ex-spy and his daughter, contradicting Moscow's insistence that neither Russia nor the Soviet Union ever had such a programme.

20 Mar 2018

After landslide re-election, Russia's Putin tells West: I don't want arms race

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries. | Video

19 Mar 2018

Putin bietet Westen nach Wiederwahl konstruktiven Dialog an

Moskau Der russische Präsident Wladimir Putin hat nach seinem klaren Wahlsieg gemäßigte Töne gegenüber dem Westen angeschlagen.

18 Mar 2018

Russia expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

MOSCOW Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a carefully calibrated retaliatory move against London, which has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England. | Video

17 Mar 2018

Russland verweist 23 britische Diplomaten des Landes

Moskau/London Die diplomatische Krise um den Giftanschlag auf den Doppelagenten Sergej Skripal schaukelt sich immer weiter hoch.

17 Mar 2018

Kremlin supporters pressure Russian election observers before vote

MOSCOW Police last month detained David Kankiya, an observer at Russia's forthcoming presidential election, yards from his home in southern Russia. Police said his car may have been used in a crime, according to Kankiya. | Video


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