Roee Ruttenberg

Roee Ruttenberg

Roee Ruttenberg is based in Washington for CGTN America. Previously, he was based in Beijing and Tel Aviv for CGTN.
He has traveled to six continents and nearly 80 countries and interviewed presidents, prime ministers and CEOs, as well as, prisoners, pensioners and refugees. Roee has covered some of the biggest stories in the last few years, including the Syrian refugee crisis, the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, tensions on the Korean peninsula, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the Ukraine/Russia stand-off.

Roee has also reported from some of the most significant geopolitical summits, including the G20, the WEF and APEC. He has traveled from Mexico and Myanmar to Tunisia and Tuvalu reporting stories.

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June 3, 2021

U.S. and Denmark face fallout for alleged spying on allies

  Denmark says it has “good dialogue” with its European allies and that’s there’s “no need to repair ties” with France and Germany. The statements come after ​new reports that the U.S. used Danish cables to spy on European leaders ​nearly ten years ago. Read More...
Pandemic makes political campaigning difficult in the U.S.
October 4, 2020

Pandemic makes political campaigning difficult in the U.S.

The U.S. presidential election is exactly one-month away. With Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis, however, his campaign says rallies will be virtual or postponed. But, even before he went into quarantine, campaigning during a pandemic was challenging for candidates for all offices. CGTN’S Roee Ruttenberg explains. Read More...
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May 14, 2020

Maintaining social distancing becomes challenging

Across the country, hair salons, restaurants, cinemas, and gyms, in some places … welcoming people back. Eagerly but cautiously … with ​new guidelines in place: masks to be worn, capacities limited, and ​social distances maintained.  But that may prove difficult in some places.  Learn more.  Read More...
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