Category Archives: visits

US ambassador visits Marine veteran imprisoned in Russia

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MOSCOW — The U.S. ambassador to Russia on Monday visited a former Marine who is imprisoned for assaulting police officers in Moscow, calling his conviction a mockery of justice. Trevor Reed, 29, was convicted in July and sentenced to nine years in prison for an altercation in August 2019 in Moscow, where he was studying […]

Navy secretary visits New England sub building sites

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NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — U.S. Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite and members of Congress visited submarine construction operations in Rhode Island and Connecticut on Friday. Braithwaite, who was appointed by President Donald Trump earlier this year, visited General Dynamics Electric Boat’s facilities at Quonset Point in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, as well as in nearby Groton, […]