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Biden, Putin aired differences at a high-stakes summit but agree on little

June 17, 2021
Anne Gearan, Ashley Parker, John Hudson | The Washington Post
President Biden said he pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin over alleged hacking, human rights abuses and other troubling issues in a historic first summit in Geneva on Wednesday, a session shadowed by the unprecedented deference to the canny Russian leader that President Donald Trump displayed for four years.
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The Biden-Putin summit features high stakes, low expectations

June 15, 2021
| NBC News
President Joe Biden will arrive Wednesday in Switzerland for his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid a decade of stark deterioration in relations between their two countries. White House officials have increasingly downplayed their expectations for the meeting. National security adviser Jake Sullivan said he doesn't expect any significant outcomes.
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C.I.A. Reasserts Putin Is Likely Directing Election Influence Efforts to Aid Trump

September 23, 2020
David Sanger, Julian Barnes | The New York Times
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia is most likely continuing to approve and direct interference operations aimed at raising President Trump’s re-election chances, a recent C.I.A. analysis concluded, a signal that intelligence agencies continue to back their assessment of Russian activities despite the president’s attacks.
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Exclusive: Trump never raised Russia's Taliban bounties with Putin

July 29, 2020
Jonathan Swan, Dave Lawler | Axios
President Trump has never confronted Vladimir Putin with intelligence indicating Russia paid the Taliban to kill U.S. troops, he told “Axios on HBO” in an interview on Tuesday.
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Trump and Putin Discuss Russia’s Attendance at G7, but Allies Are Wary

June 2, 2020
Michael Crowley | The New York Times
President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia spoke by telephone on Monday, two days after Mr. Trump said he would invite Mr. Putin to attend a Group of 7 summit in the United States in September, the latest instance of a renewed round of personal diplomacy between the two leaders this year.
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Kamala Harris Won in Miami, but Vladimir Putin Won in Osaka

July 1, 2019
Susan Glasser | The New Yorker
They were smiling and chatting. Soon Trump took his place in the front row, where he stood in between Prince Mohammed bin Salman, of Saudi Arabia, who was beaming, and a more sober-looking President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, of Turkey. On Friday and Saturday, the President was scheduled to have private sessions with all three of them, and also with the tough-guy nationalist leaders of Brazil, China, and India."
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Trump appears to joke about election meddling

June 28, 2019
Paula Reid | CBS News
President Trump appeared to make light of Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit. Putin is one of five world leaders who've met with Mr. Trump in Japan so far.
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At G-20, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin After End of Mueller Inquiry

June 27, 2019
Peter Baker, Neil MacFarquhar | The New York Times
Even though the Ukrainian ships and sailors are still held by Russia, Mr. Trump has rescheduled his session with Mr. Putin for Friday in Osaka, Japan, where both leaders will attend the annual Group of 20 summit meeting and try to restart their relationship.
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