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Trump and Putin Play Nice at the G-20 Summit

MIN READJul 7, 2017 | 21:47 GMT

Putin and Trump meet in Hamburg, Germany on the sidelines of the G20 Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump were cautious during their first face-to-face meeting on July 7 in Hamburg, Germany.

(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

After a break of nearly two years, the leaders of two of the world's most powerful countries finally met on July 7. With much anticipation, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump held their first face-to-face session, on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The hype surrounding the meeting was similar to that generated by the Reagan-Gorbachev summits of the 1980s, when U.S.-Russian relations were at a similarly low level....

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