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Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks; agenda includes Ukraine, hacking, climate & Syria

1 month ago   |   By RT

Discussions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart, Joe Biden, have begun in the Swiss city of Geneva, where the two are meeting for the first time since the US leader's inauguration in January.
On Tuesday, the day before the summit, Putin's foreign policy aide, Yury Ushakov, revealed that the heads of state are planning to touch on a wide range of topics, including Covid-19, climate change, and the fight against cybercrime.
They will also discuss a wide range of regional issues, Ushakov noted, including “the Middle East, Syria, Libya, the situation...
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Biden and Putin pose for photos ahead of intense US-Russia summit

Biden and Putin pose for photos ahead of intense US-Russia summit

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin has posed for photos at the start of their summit in Geneva, Switzerland.
The two leaders shook hands outside the Villa la Grange around 1:25 p.m. local time after welcome remarks by Swiss President Guy Parmelin.
NBC News has footage of the moment the leaders met:
WATCH: President Biden and President Putin shake hands at opening of hours-long summit in Geneva. pic.twitter.com/cNb4hKKqu2 - NBC News June 16, 2021
It is the first meeting of the leaders since Biden took office this year, and expectations are...
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Presidents Putin & Biden meet in Geneva's Villa La Grange for their first bilateral summit, hours of discussion to begin soon

Presidents Putin & Biden meet in Geneva's Villa La Grange for their first bilateral summit, hours of discussion to begin soon

1 month ago   |   By RT

After weeks of anticipation, Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his American counterpart, Joe Biden, in the Swiss city of Geneva, ahead of around four or five hours of planned discussion on a wide range of topics and issues.
The bilateral summit marks the first time that the two have met since Biden took office in January. The encounter comes shortly after Putin told America's NBC News, earlier this week, that the Moscow-Washington relationship had “deteriorated to its lowest point in recent years.”
Although this is their first bilateral summit as heads of state, they have met in the...
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Biden arrives at venue for summit with Putin

Biden arrives at venue for summit with Putin

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

GENEVA - GENEVA - President Joe Biden has arrived at the 18th-century manor house in Geneva where he'll hold high-profile talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Biden is set to meet in-person with the Russian president for the first time in a decade. He last met Putin when the Russian leader was prime minister and Biden was serving as vice president, in March of 2011. He has since called Putin both a “killer” and a “worthy adversary.”
The two are likely to discuss some issues that also were central to their 2011 meeting, like trade and arms control. But this meeting comes at a low...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the venue for his summit with U.S. President Joe Biden in Geneva

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives at the venue for his summit with U.S. President Joe Biden in Geneva

1 month ago   |   By ABC News


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How Joe Biden planned his summit with Putin to avoid the mistakes made by Trump and other world leaders

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A room at the Villa La Grange arranged for Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden to hold their June 16 narrow-format meeting as part of the US-Russia summit.
Sergei Bobylev\TASS via Getty Images
Joe Biden is meeting Russia's Vladimir Putin for a summit in Geneva on Wednesday.
Biden and his team have taken steps to avoid traps Putin likes to set to gain advantage.
Putin has psyched out other leaders by showing up late, embarrassing them, and exploiting divisions.
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President Joe Biden is holding his first summit with Russia's...
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President Biden's Goes Face To Face With The Man He Called A Killer

1 month ago   |   By FOX News

President Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin today in Geneva, their first meeting since the Biden administration took over the White House. Congressman Michael McCaul joins to discuss his hopes for the Biden-Putin summit to address cyberattacks originating in Russia, why he believes President Biden has made too many concessions to Russia before the meeting and the importance of the U.S. projecting strength in this meeting. Later, Fox News Contributor and former CIA Station Chief Daniel Hoffman joins to explain how the cyberattacks give Russia political leverage, the...
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'No Breaking of Bread' During Biden-Putin Meeting

'No Breaking of Bread' During Biden-Putin Meeting

1 month ago   |   By Newser

The day has arrived: US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. Per ABC News , both leaders agree the current moment is one of the lowest points ever in US-Russia relations. The summit is expected to start at 1pm local time and is expected...
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Joe Biden Meets Vladimir Putin: Latest Updates From Geneva Summit

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Follow the latest updates as President Joe Biden meets Russia's Vladimir Putin for the first time as leaders at Geneva's Villa La Grange.
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