Ash Carter’s talks with NATO are sure to draw Putin’s ire as Moscow chafes under the prospect of continued sanctions.
Putin softens his anti-American rhetoric after being highly critical after their relations reach an all time low.
Missile ban on Iran was lifted by the Russian president and will deliver some of it’s own S-300s for quick delivery.
Putin hinted that Moscow could lift its embargo on food imports from Greece, which has been hurt by the ban.
Her father was “a critic of Putin, he fought with Putin, with nobody else.”
Modi and Putin must have a candid dialogue on adapting bilateral ties to a changing world.
Lifting the self-imposed ban on US oil exports would make America stronger and Putin and IS weaker.
Taking a jibe at Putin’s receiving the Nobel prize, Obama said, “To be fair, they give those to just about anybody these days.”
Obama, during his visit, will also address the European frustrations, developing below the surface, with the US.
US expands its sanctions on Russians in response to the annexation of Crimea.
The decree signed by Putin and posted on the official government website is one of the steps to formalise the annexation of Crimea.
West has consistently spoken out against Russia’s actions but has run into a wall of resistance from Moscow.
Sanctions could include bans on travel to the US and Europe, and a freeze on bank accounts and other assets.
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk vowed Ukraine would not cede “an inch” of its territory to Moscow.
The leaders stressed that the dialogue between Ukraine and Russia should start immediately.