200th Anniversary of U.S.-Russia Diplomatic Relations (1807-2007) US Department of State
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Welcome from the Ambassador

Bicentennial Events


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Reflections on 200 Years

Especially for Youth

U.S. Russia Relations Today

U.S. Embassy Moscow

U.S. Consulates


Related Links: Historical and Current Resources

  • Special Web Features on U.S. -Russia History
  • Special Historical Publications: Excerpts from History
  • An American Dynasty: John Quincy Adams, U.S. Minister to Russia
  • InfoUSA in Russian.
  • U.S. Government Resources

    "The 200th Anniversary of US-Russia Relations," an address for students and faculty at Moscow State University by U.S. Ambassador William Burns.

    Summary of Early Relations charts the first diplomatic contacts between the United States and Russia and is excerpted from The United States and Russia: The Beginning of Relations, 1765-1815 (Washington D.C., 1980).

    Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State. This official U.S. Government website includes online versions of the official historical documentary record of U.S. foreign policy in the Foreign Relations of the United States series, including volumes on U.S. - Russia relations.

    The U.S.- Russia Relationship Today. Published online by the U.S. Department of State, this web resource reflects recent statements, remarks and speeches from U.S. Government officials and charts 200th Anniversary activities in the United States.

    U.S. -Russia Cooperation in Trade and Agriculture. This U.S. Department of Agriculture website chronicles trade cooperation and technical assistance between Russia and the U.S. from Tsarist times to today.

    U.S. Department of State, Other Historical Links

    U.S. Department of State, Background Note: Russia

    Library of Congress: A Country Study of Russia

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): Summary of Activities in Russia

    Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Russia and the Newly Independent States (NIS)

    U.S. Department of Agriculture in Russia, U.S. Department of Agriculture

    U.S. Department of Commerce: Doing Business in Russia

    U.S. Department of Energy: Russia Background

    Russian Government Resources

    The Embassy of the Russian Federation in the United States

    Other Resources

    Face to Face with America. A special online project by the BBC Russian Service, devoted to the 200th Anniversary of U.S.-Russia relations. (in Russian)