Stereotypes Fuel Jackson-Vanik

In Washington it’s an uphill struggle to change perceptions of Russia, as many American lawmakers remain ignorant of the economic, technological and infrastructural development that their former Cold War opponent has gone through over the last two decades. “The image of Russia in the U.S. is still the Cold War or the ‘Wild West’ of the ’90s,” said Andrew Somers, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, who […]