12 iulie 2018

U.S.-Russia summits of the past produced towering highs, icy lows


July 12 (UPI) -- When they meet Monday in Finland, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will continue a long tradition of summits between the two countries, some of which have been successful -- leading to arms reductions -- while others only drove a wedge in relations. The Helsinki summit, the first official U.S.-Russian meeting in eight years, may be a little of both. Senior Trump administration officials said Trump plans to confront Putin over a medley of [...]