• The Latest: Putin hopes for ‘productive' meeting with Biden

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    GENEVA - GENEVA - Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked President Joe Biden and expressed wishes for a “productive” meeting as the two kicked off their meeting in Geneva Wednesday.
    Putin told Biden upon first meeting him he was thankful for the gathering as he knew the U.S. president “had a long trip and lots of work.” But the Russian president emphasized that there are “lots of questions accumulated in Russia-U.S. relations that require discussion on the highest level.”
    The two are expected to address everything from cybercrime to Russia's alleged interference in U.S. elections during...
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  • Face to face: Biden, Putin meet for long-anticipated summit

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    By AAMER MADHANI, JONATHAN LEMIRE and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
    GENEVA - U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin have arrived on Wednesday at the lush lakeside Swiss mansion for their highly anticipated summit, a moment of consequential diplomacy at a time when both leaders agree that relations between their countries are at an all-time low.
    The two leaders shook hands while appearing briefly before cameras with Swiss President Guy Parmelin, who welcomed them to Switzerland, and then entered the mansion for what is expected to be four or five hours of talks.
    For months, they have...
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  • Russia-US summit begins in Geneva as Putin & Biden sit down to start talks; agenda includes Ukraine, hacking, climate & Syria

    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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  • The Latest: Biden and Putin open summit with a handshake

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    GENEVA - GENEVA - President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are starting their diplomatic talks in Geneva.
    The two were first greeted by the Swiss president before sitting down for a small meeting that includes just Biden, Putin, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, with a translator for each side. They'll then move to larger talks, which will include more senior aides and are expected to last hours.
    The two plan to discuss everything from cybercrime to Russia's alleged interference in America's elections, as well as arms control...
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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 and Putin meet for first summit amid elevated tensions

    Biden and Putin meet for first summit amid elevated tensions

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    Vladimir Putin and President Biden are meeting for their summit Wednesday in Geneva - on the heels of provocative Russian war games near Hawaii.
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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

    1 month ago - By ABC News


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  • World watching as Putin arrives in Geneva ahead of much-anticipated summit with Biden; presidents due to meet in about an hour

    World watching as Putin arrives in Geneva ahead of much-anticipated summit with Biden; presidents due to meet in about an hour

    1 month ago - By RT

    Russian President Vladimir Putin's plane has landed in the Swiss city of Geneva ahead of Wednesday's long-awaited summit with his American counterpart, Joe Biden. The two will soon meet for the first time since Biden took office.
    The Russian leader, who arrived at Geneva Airport in the Ilyushin Il-96 presidential aircraft, will now set off for the Villa La Grange, a historic 18th-century villa with a beautiful view of Lake Geneva. He took off from the southern Russian city of Sochi at around 10:15am local time .
    Putin's motorcade will pass through the Swiss city on the way to the stately...
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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.
    See more stories on Insider's business page .
    President Joe Biden is holding his first summit with Russia's...
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  • 5 things to watch for during the Biden-Putin summit

    5 things to watch for during the Biden-Putin summit

    1 month ago - By Politico

    It's been a decade since Joe Biden last met Vladimir Putin face-to-face, and the U.S.-Russian relationship is in far worse shape as they prepare to meet again Wednesday. The areas of dispute are numerous and growing, from cybercrime to election interference to Belarus's abduction of a journalist.
    Still, the men - who oversee the world's two biggest nuclear arsenals - agree that giving each other the silent treatment isn't an option. Wednesday's meeting is a chance to lay out each side's intentions and red lines, and maybe, just maybe, show some willingness to cooperate on some areas.
    This...
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  • Ahead of Putin-Biden summit, Kremlin welcomes ‘positive' American rhetoric, but says talk of ‘containing' Moscow still an issue

    Ahead of Putin-Biden summit, Kremlin welcomes ‘positive' American rhetoric, but says talk of ‘containing' Moscow still an issue

    1 month ago - By RT

    American rhetoric before Wednesday's meeting between US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin has been much more positive than before, but the White House's comments about “containment” are still an issue.
    That's according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who spoke to Russian TV on Wednesday morning before the first-ever summit between the two leaders.
    “Clear signals were sent to Moscow on the eve of the US-Russian talks. The rhetoric was in favor of the need for dialogue, which is undeniably positive,” Peskov explained. “This positive, of course, will be taken...
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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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  • 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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