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.
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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
Moskau/London Die diplomatische Krise um den Giftanschlag auf den Doppelagenten Sergej Skripal schaukelt sich immer weiter hoch.
LONDON/MOSCOW Mining giant Glencore's deal to buy aluminum from Rusal will be renewed from 2019, but the tonnage is likely to be much lower as the Russian producer taps into growing demand for value-added products, two sources close to the matter said.
MOSCOW Two of Russia's richest men could trigger a complicated auction known as a "shootout", in a bid to end their long-running battle for control of mining giant Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) .
MOSCOW Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska plans to step down as the president of the two companies he controls, aluminum giant Rusal and En+ Group , two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
MOSCOW/LONDON A power struggle over Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) resurfaced on Friday as billionaire Vladimir Potanin offered to buy Roman Abramovich's stake in the mining group, and a third businessman - Oleg Deripaska - tried to block the deal.
MOSCOW Russian authorities blocked opposition leader Alexei Navalny's website on Thursday a month before a presidential election, a move Navalny said was designed to blunt his campaign for a boycott of what he says is a sham vote.
FRANKFURT/MOSCOW Bayer has taken Russia's antitrust regulator to court over the watchdog's investigation into the company's planned takeover of Monsanto, a further hiccup in the $64 billion deal amid intense antitrust scrutiny.
AMMAN/MOSCOW Syrian rebels shot down a Russian warplane on Saturday and killed its pilot on the ground after he ejected from the plane, Russia's defense ministry and Syrian rebels said. | Video