Putin meets with Tillerson in Russia as Syria rift deepens CNN Moscow and Washington have traded barbs over last week’s chemical attack, which killed 89 people, and prompted the US to carry out its first strike against the Syrian regime in the six-year conflict, taking out aircraft and infrastructure at …
Vladimir Putin visits Arctic archipelago and stakes claim to the oil-rich region Telegraph.co.uk – 7 hours ago President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday visited an Arctic archipelago, part of Russia’s efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the oil-rich region.
Donald Trump to hold talks with Vladimir Putin ‘within weeks’ of becoming President The Independent – 2 hours ago Donald Trump is to hold a summit with Vladimir Putin in his first foreign trip as president, according to reports. The President-elect and his team have reportedly told British officials they will meet the Russian leader within weeks of… Read More
Trump Forced to Choose Between Obama Sanctions and Putin Detente Bloomberg – 53 minutes ago Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are forcing Donald Trump to pick sides: undo sanctions the U.S. just imposed on Russia for hacking e-mails before last month’s election or set aside a campaign vow to improve relations with Moscow.
Europe|Vladimir Putin, Unsurprised by Trump’s Remarks, Says Russia Wants No Nuclear Arms Race New York Times – 6 hours ago Asked about the American election, Mr. Putin, who has made no secret of his distaste for Hillary Clinton, said her defeat was a “humiliation” for the Democratic Party.