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What to Look for During the Trump-Putin Summit

Jul 10, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
This photo shows a conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the 2017 APEC summit.

The upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will offer both an opportunity to discuss several issues that have strained relations between their countries.

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U.S. President Donald Trump is about to hold his first official summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The event, which the White House and Kremlin announced shortly after U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with Putin in Moscow on June 27, will take place July 16 in Helsinki following a NATO summit in Brussels. Trump and Putin will have no shortage of things to talk about during their meeting, including the seemingly endless conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, the U.S. sanctions against Russia, arms control, and military buildups. Below is a breakdown of where the two countries stand on these issues, and what each side is likely to do in negotiations over them....

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