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Mar 20, 2014, 19:14 ET
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USRBC Statement on the Passing of Robert Strauss

It was with sadness that we learned today of the passing of Bob Strauss, whose legendary career spanned business, politics and diplomacy.  He...

Oct 31, 2013, 16:44 ET
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USRBC Announces Support for Risk Compliance Initiative in Russia

 The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) yesterday announced a partnership with the Russian Compliance Alliance (RCA), a newly-launched...

Oct 31, 2013, 15:32 ET
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Private Sector Working to Forge Closer Ties between United States and Russia

Experts on Russia's economy and business leaders from the United States and Russia heralded the opportunities and highlighted the challenges in...

Feb 13, 2013, 11:31 ET

Start-up Discussion Brings U.S. and Russian Businesses Closer

 A group of young Russian start-up companies gathered in Moscow yesterday at the Skolkovo Foundation — a Russian scientific and...

Dec 14, 2012, 17:27 ET

U.S.-Russia Business Council Welcomes President's Signing of Russia PNTR Legislation

The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) issued the following statement upon President Obama's signing of legislation to remove Russia from the...

Dec 06, 2012, 16:17 ET
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U.S.-Russia Business Council Hails Senate Passage of Russia PNTR

 The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) today hailed Senate passage of legislation to remove Russia from the Jackson-Vanik amendment and to...

Dec 06, 2012, 14:12 ET

Business Community Coalition Praises Senate Action on Russia PNTR

 The Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade praised the U.S. Senate for its vote approving legislation to remove Russia from the Jackson-Vanik...

Dec 04, 2012, 18:15 ET

U.S.-Russia Business Council Welcomes Senate's Move to Take Up Russia PNTR Legislation

 The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) welcomed news today that the U.S. Senate is poised to consider legislation to remove Russia from the...

Nov 16, 2012, 13:13 ET
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U.S.-Russia Business Council Hails Overwhelming Vote in Support of Russia PNTR in the U.S. House of Representatives

 The U.S. Russia Business Council (USRBC) hailed today's overwhelming vote of 365-43 in the U.S. House of Representatives to remove Russia...

Nov 09, 2012, 18:55 ET
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U.S.-Russia Business Council Issues Statement Applauding Announcement of House Vote on Russia PNTR

With the announcement tonight by the House Majority Leader's Office confirming a vote on Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia next...

Oct 18, 2012, 16:24 ET

Governor Deal Addresses U.S.-Russia Business Council 20th Annual Meeting

Media representatives must pre-register to attend: registration On October 23-24, 2012 the U.S.-Russia Business Council will hold its 20th...

Sep 19, 2012, 16:31 ET

Underscoring Bipartisan Support for Russia PNTR, USRBC and Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade Urge Action to Keep U.S. Business Competitive in Growing Russian Market

With Congress leaving town this week and not returning until after the November election, the U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC)...

Aug 21, 2012, 18:25 ET
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Business Groups Mark Russia's WTO Entry with Appeal to Pass PNTR

 On the eve of Russia's entry into the WTO, the U.S.-Russia Business Council (www.usrbc.org) and the broad-based business coalition it leads,...

Aug 06, 2012, 12:57 ET
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USRBC and Business Coalition Applaud Congressional Leaders for Commitment to Vote on Russia PNTR in September

 The U.S.-Russia Business Council (www.usrbc.org) and the Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade (www.usrussiatrade.org) applaud Republican and...

Jul 24, 2012, 20:10 ET

Statement by the U.S.-Russia Business Council on USRBC Meeting with USTR Kirk and on Russia PNTR

The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC) today welcomed comments by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk regarding the Obama Administration's...

Jul 19, 2012, 18:44 ET
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USRBC and Business Coalition See Strong Momentum on Russia PNTR with Announcements by Ways and Means Committee Leadership

Bipartisan bill poised for Committee action next week  The U.S.-Russia Business Council (www.usrbc.org) and the Coalition for...

Jul 19, 2012, 10:43 ET
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USRBC and Business Coalition Hail Unanimous Senate Committee Support on Russia PNTR

USRBC and Business Coalition Hail Unanimous Senate Committee Support on Russia PNTR Finance Committee Votes 24-0 to Enable U.S. Firms to Access...

Jul 13, 2012, 15:33 ET
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USRBC and Business Coalition Welcome Letter from House GOP Freshmen Urging Action on PNTR with Russia

Letter Boasts Record Number of GOP Freshman  The U.S.-Russia Business Council (www.usrbc.org) and the Coalition for U.S.-Russia Trade...

Jun 20, 2012, 09:04 ET

USRBC Urges Congressional Action by August Recess to Keep U.S. Business Competitive in Growing Russian Market

The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), the U.S.-based trade association leading the organized U.S. business community campaign to ensure that...

Jun 12, 2012, 12:14 ET

USRBC Applauds Introduction of Russia PNTR Legislation in the U.S. Senate

The U.S.-Russia Business Council (USRBC), the U.S.-based trade association leading the organized U.S. business community campaign for Russia's...