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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump talk as they arrive for the family photo session during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Danang, Vietnam, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. President Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring “America first” message Friday, denouncing China for unfair trade practices just a day after he had heaped praise on President Xi Jinping in Beijing. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

    Trump, Again On Defensive, Says Putin Denies 2016 Meddling

    HANOI, Vietnam — Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling and accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage U.S.-Russia relations.
    Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force […]

  • Trump, Putin Meeting Reveals Different Styles

    Trump, Putin Meeting Reveals Different Styles

    HAMBURG, Germany — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s second official visit to Europe (all times local):
    4:20 p.m.
    President Donald Trump appeared informal and relaxed; Russian President Vladimir Putin was steely.
    The first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders was the […]

  • Grins And Handshakes As Trump Encounters Putin For 1st Time

    Grins And Handshakes As Trump Encounters Putin For 1st Time

    HAMBURG, Germany — With broad grins and a warm handshake, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin warmed up for their historic encounter on Friday under the shadow of U.S. outrage about Russian election-meddling and nagging questions about potential […]

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  • President Donald Trump arrives to deliver a speech at Krasinski Square at the Royal Castle, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Warsaw. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Trump Chides Russia, But Doesn’t Condemn Election Meddling

    WARSAW, Poland — On the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to confront “new forms of aggression” targeting the West and called for Moscow to stop fomenting unrest around the […]

  • White House: Trump To Meet Putin At G-20 Summit

    White House: Trump To Meet Putin At G-20 Summit

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will hold a high stakes meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when he attends the G-20 summit in Germany next week, the White House said Thursday.
    National security adviser H.R. McMaster confirmed that the meeting […]

  • French President Francois Hollande, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hug each other after their marathon talks in Minsk, Belarus, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. French President Francois Hollande says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are committed to helping verify the cease-fire process in Ukraine, along with the Russian and Ukrainian leaders. Hollande said Thursday the announcement of a new cease-fire deal has come as a "relief to Europe."  (AP Photo/Kirill Kudryavtsev, Pool)

    Marathon Ukraine Talks End With Peace Deal

    MINSK, Belarus — Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a […]

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  • A woman leaves a voting booth before casting her ballot in a presidential election at a polling station in Dnipropetrovsk May 25, 2014. Ukrainian polling stations opened on Sunday in a presidential election overshadowed by violence in the country's mainly Russian-speaking east and by Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko (UKRAINE  - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

    Ukraine Voters Seek Leader To Save Nation

    KIEV/MARIUPOL, Ukraine  – Ukrainians voted on Sunday for a leader they hope will save their country from bankruptcy, dismemberment and civil war, but eastern cities were turned into ghost towns where armed separatist fighters kept polling stations shut.
    The election marks […]

  • A man talks to Ukrainian soldiers sitting on an armoured personnel carrier at a checkpoint in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine May 7, 2014. Ukrainian forces seized the rebel-held city hall in the eastern port city of Mariupol overnight, driving out pro-Russian activists, then withdrew, making no attempt to hold onto the building, witnesses said on Wednesday.  REUTERS/Marko Djurica (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)

    Putin Calls On Pro-Russian Rebels To Put Off Secession Vote

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to postpone a vote on secession just five days before it was to be held, potentially pulling Ukraine back from the brink of dismemberment.
    It was the first […]

  • An elderly woman holds a calendar depicting Soviet leader Josef Stalin while watching a broadcast of Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech on Crimea in Sevastopol, Crimea, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, as thousands of pro-Russian people gathered to watch the address. Fiercely defending Russia's move to annex Crimea Putin said Russia had to respond to what he described as a western plot to take Ukraine into its influence.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

    Ukraine Grapples With Despair In Crimea Takeover

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s leadership simmered with a mix of hopelessness and anger at losing Crimea, tempering an influx of eager young men signing up as reservists with the growing certainty that no savior would deliver them from the […]

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  • A man lifts his sweater standing between armed men in riot gear, performing identity and bag checks on people walking near the building of Crimea's regional parliament in Simferopol, Ukraine, Monday, March 17, 2014. Crimea's parliament on Monday declared the region an independent state, after its residents voted overwhelmingly to break off from Ukraine and seek to join Russia. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

    Putin Declares Crimea ‘Sovereign And Independent’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Crimea as a “sovereign and independent country” Monday, just hours after the strategic Black Sea peninsula declared it had broken away from Ukraine.
    The moves triggered the toughest Western sanctions against Russia […]

  • Ukrainian soldiers, left and unidentified gunmen, right, guard the gate of  an infantry base in Privolnoye, Ukraine, Sunday, March 2, 2014. Hundreds of unidentified gunmen arrived outside Ukraine's infantry base in Privolnoye in its Crimea region. The convoy includes at least 13 troop vehicles each containing 30 soldiers and four armored vehicles with mounted machine guns. The vehicles — which have Russian license plates — have surrounded the base and are blocking Ukrainian soldiers from entering or leaving it. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Hundreds Of Gunmen Surround Ukraine Military Base

    PEREVALNE, Ukraine  — As hundreds of armed men surrounded a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Sunday, world leaders and Ukraine’s new prime minister urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to pull back his military.
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called […]

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a state-of-the-nation address at the Kremlin in Moscow, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Putin Defends Russian Conservative Values

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin cast Russia Thursday as a defender of conservative values against the “genderless and infertile” Western tolerance that he said equates good and evil.
    Putin’s state-of-the nation address also contained a strong warning to those abroad […]

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  • MOSCOW, RUSSIA - OCTOBER 29: Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during an awards ceremony at the Kremlin October 29, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Putin awarded 50 Russian artists, actors, scientists, businessmen and workers with orders or medals. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images)

    Russia Spying On G20 Leaders? Kremlin Denies Italian Reports Of Skullduggery

    ROME/MOSCOW, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Russia has denied reports that its intelligence services spied on hundreds of foreign delegates at a Group of 20 summit in St Petersburg in September using gifts such as teddy bears, diaries and free USB […]

  • Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian resort island of Bali October 7, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

    Putin Says He Agrees With Obama’s Decision To Cancel Asia Trip

    NUSA DUA, Indonesia  – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he understood U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to cancel his trip to Asia and would have done the same if faced with the same domestic challenges.
    Obama cancelled his visit […]

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    Putin: U.S Military Interventions Are ‘Alarming’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is using an opinion piece in The New York Times to assert that it’s alarming that military intervention in internal conflicts in foreign countries has become commonplace for the United States.
    Putin says he […]

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  • Putin: Syria Plan Will Work If US Rejects Force

    Putin: Syria Plan Will Work If US Rejects Force

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a plan for Syria to turn over its chemical weapons stockpile will only work if the United States agrees not to use force.
    Putin told reporters on Tuesday that the plan “can […]

  • Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks with British Foreign Secretary William Hague during a news conference in London on Sept. 9. (State Department)

    Sudden Plan: Syria To Dispose Of Chemical Weapons?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rapid and remarkable chain of events, Syria welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction on Monday, and President Barack Obama, though expressing deep skepticism, declared it a “potentially a […]

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media during a news conference at the G20 summit in St.Petersburg September 6, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

    Obama Rejects G20 Pressure To Abandon Syria Air Strike Plan

    By Matt Spetalnick and Alexei Anishchuk | Fri Sep 6, 2013 1:53pm EDT(Reuters)
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – U.S. President Barack Obama resisted pressure on Friday to abandon plans for air strikes against Syria and enlisted the support of 10 fellow leaders for a “strong” […]

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  • Obama Heads Into The Lion’s Den In Russia

    Obama Heads Into The Lion’s Den In Russia

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading into the lion’s den of Russia, confronting Syria’s key patron as well as foreign leaders skeptical of his call for an international military strike against Bashar Assad’s government.
    Obama on Thursday […]

  • In this photograph provided by the G20 host broadcaster, an aerial view of the Constantine Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. The palace, which will be the venue for G20 leaders beginning on Thursday, Sept. 5, was founded in 1715 by the first Russian Emperor Peter the Great and used as a summer residence that was meant to outshine the French Versailles. (AP Photo/g20Russia)

    Syria Overshadows Economy As G20 Leaders Meet

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The threat of missiles over the Mediterranean is weighing on world leaders meeting on the shores of the Baltic this week – and eclipsing economic battles that usually dominate when the Group of 20 leading […]

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to John Daniszewski, the Associated Press's Senior Managing Editor for International News,  during an AP interview at Putin's Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. Putin sought to downplay the current chill in the U.S.-Russian relations and said that the two countries need to cooperate on a range of issues in the interests of global stability, (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

    AP Interview: Putin Warns West On Syria Action

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin warned the West against taking one-sided action in Syria but also said Russia “doesn’t exclude” supporting a U.N. resolution on punitive military strikes if it is proved that Damascus used poison gas on […]

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  • A Lebanese special forces policeman escorts vehicles of U.N. experts arrivel at the private jet terminal, at Beirut international airport, Lebanon, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013. The U.N. experts investigating last week’s alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria early Saturday and crossed into neighboring Lebanon, departing hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing “limited and narrow” action against a Syrian regime that the administration has bluntly accused of launching the deadly attack. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

    U.N. Experts Leave Syria As U.S. Edges Toward Strike

    BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. experts who collected samples from last week’s alleged chemical weapons strike outside Damascus left Syria for the Netherlands on Saturday, hours after President Barack Obama said he is weighing “limited and narrow” action against the Syrian […]

 
 

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