Putin to hold talks with Merkel in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to hold holds with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi on Tuesday. Russia's annexation of Crimea, the EU sanctions that followed and the war in Syria will dominate the meeting between the two leaders.

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to hold holds with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Sochi on Tuesday.

    Russia's annexation of Crimea, the European Union sanctions that followed and the war in Syria will dominate the meeting between the two leaders.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Moscow.


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