US & Canada

Trump faces Republican ire over summit with Putin

Republican politicians join Democrats in condemning Trump for his refusal to challenge Putin on election meddling.

United States

Capitol Hill reacts to Trump-Putin summit

On Capitol Hill, US politicians from both parties and former intelligence officials are condemning Trump's remarks.

Russia

Putin triumphs over Trump at US-Russia summit

President Donald Trump questions US intelligence community, not Putin, on alleged Russian meddling in 2016 election.

Russia

Putin: Cold War over and US-Russia must work together

Two leaders praise 'very fruitful' round of closed-door talks held in the Finnish capital Helsinki.

Russia

Trump to Putin: I think world wants to see us get along

The two leaders begin closed-door talks in a much-anticipated summit held in the Finnish capital Helsinki.

Trump-Putin summit kicks off in Helsinki

United States

Hacking charges cast shadow over Trump-Putin meeting

Helsinki summit comes days after 12 Russians are charged for hacking Democrat emails to tilt US vote in Trump's favour.

Inside Story

Trump-Putin meeting: What to expect

Accusations of election tampering, the war in Syria, Ukraine and arms control are some of the issues at stake.

Europe

Trump-Putin talks: Concerns over meeting without aides

US President Trump wants to meet Russian President Putin alone for part of their talks in Helsinki, raising fears among allies over what will be promised behind closed doors.

Opinion

Why Putin's approval rating is falling

Just four months after the Russian elections, Vladimir Putin is facing slumping approval ratings.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Iran

Putin to meet Netanyahu, Khamenei top adviser over Iran

Russian leader's meetings with Israeli prime minister and Iran's Ali Akbar Velayati come ahead of his talks with Trump.

Putin to hold separate talks with Netanyahu, Khamenei top adviser

Opinion

Trump, Putin and the elephants in the room

Trump will seek his own version of a 'reset' in relations with Russia. What would that look like?

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

United States

NATO summit: Has Trump shifted US alliance in Europe?

Some European countries worried US president has replaced Washington's ties to them with closer relations to Russia.

Opinion

What will Trump and Putin agree on at the Helsinki summit?

Facing mounting domestic pressure, Trump does not have much to offer to Putin except for Syria.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

United States

Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July

The meeting between the two heads of state is aimed at bridging the political divide between the two countries.

Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July

Nuclear weapons

Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals

Russian president says Russia has made breakthrough in designing new weapons that are decades ahead of foreign designs.

Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals