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Alarming Covid surge cools Russia’s football fever

Despite being one of the first countries to develop a jab, Covid cases are sharply rising in Russia.
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Hear Putin offer rare praise for President Biden

Speaking during a video conference meeting with graduates from Russia's Graduate School of Public Administration, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his US counterpart Joe Biden, describing him as a "professional" who is "completely knowledgeable on all issues." CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Stories, Biden, Nic Robertson, Graduate School of Public Administration


Alarming Covid surge cools Russia’s football fever

Despite being one of the first countries to develop a jab, Covid cases are sharply rising in Russia.
Tags: News, Russia


Opinion: Trump deserves credit for policies Biden is adopting on foreign policy

President Joe Biden repeated "America is back" during his G7 trip, yet in many aspects, his foreign policies -- at least on paper -- follow those of the Trump administration. The question is whether Biden backs up his rhetoric with strong, concrete actions on everything from Russia and Ukraine to NATO and China.
Tags: News, Russia, America, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Nato, Stories, Biden, Trump


Trump deserves credit for policies Biden is adopting on foreign policy

Personal missteps aside, Biden has a golden opportunity to continue robust foreign policies handed to him by his predecessor, writes Carrie Sheffield. The question is whether Biden backs up his rhetoric with strong, concrete actions on everything from Russia and Ukraine to NATO and China.
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Cnn, Nato, Biden, Trump, Carrie Sheffield


Putin says Biden is of 'sound mind,' walking back on Russian disinformation about the president's mental acuity

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Joe Biden during the US-Russia Summit 2021 at the La Grange Villa on June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland.. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin backtracked on Russian propaganda about Biden's mental health. The Russian leader said Biden is "of sound mind and should be taken seriously." Russian state news previously pushed disinformation that Biden was not mental well. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Julia Davis, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Abc News


Netherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentive

Country becomes the latest to encourage uptake by offering a traditional early-summer delicacyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAfter Russia offered cars, Washington state spliffs, Indonesia live chickens and Hong Kong the chance of a £1.2m apartment, the latest country to reward people who show up for their Covid shots is the Netherlands – with soused herring.Early batches of Hollandse nieuwe, or new-season Dutch herring, a traditional delicacy consumed to tune of 75m ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Indonesia, Washington, Russia, World news, Netherlands, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Netherlands offers free herring as Covid jab incentive

Country becomes the latest to encourage uptake by offering a traditional early-summer delicacyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAfter Russia offered cars, Washington state spliffs, Indonesia live chickens and Hong Kong the chance of a £1.2m apartment, the latest country to reward people who show up for their Covid shots is the Netherlands – with soused herring.Early batches of Hollandse nieuwe, or new-season Dutch herring, a traditional delicacy consumed to the tune of ...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Indonesia, Washington, Russia, World news, Netherlands, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


It used to feel that life hung in the balance during US-Russia summits. No longer | Martin Kettle

A transformed global context and the rise of China put any decisions made at Biden’s meeting with Putin into perspectiveJoe Biden’s meeting with Vladimir Putin in Geneva looked like a summit, sounded like a summit, and in some genuine senses really was a summit. But it was not an east-west superpower summit in the 20th-century sense. It was a bilateral meeting between the leaders of two important countries whose relations are possibly more difficult today than they were in the cold war. Yet life...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, China, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Earth, United States, Nato, Geneva, Biden, Martin Kettle


Biden accidentally called Putin 'President Trump' at his post-summit press conference, then corrected himself

President Joe Biden speaking at a press conference in Geneva following his meeting with President Vladimir Putin. C-SPAN Biden made a blunder when he started calling Putin "President Trump" on Wednesday. He made the error at a Geneva press conference following a summit with Putin. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden slipped up after meeting President Vladimir Putin, accidentally calling the Russian leader "President Trump."Biden quickly corrected himself an...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, White House, Russia, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, News UK, Arctic, Geneva, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump


10 Things in Politics: Biden and Putin's dueling press conferences

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Programming note: There will be no newsletter tomorrow as Insider observes Juneteenth. I will then be on vacation next week enjoying the College World Series. We have some great guest authors who will fill in starting Tuesday. Thanks again for waking up with us!Here's what we're talking about:Putin savored the global spotlight after his meetin...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guantanamo Bay, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Senate, Virginia, Russia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine


Russian war games set stage for Biden and Putin’s head-to-head

Moscow may not play fair, but observers can take solace in reaffirmed declaration against nuclear warOn the day that Joe Biden met Vladimir Putin in Geneva, the Russians held war games moving their nuclear missiles around, while Nato warplanes were scrambled to intercept Russian fighters over the Baltic.If Biden had wanted to illustrate his emphasis on the need for stability and dialogue between Washington and Moscow, he could not have arranged it better. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Nato, Moscow, Geneva, Biden


China is set to launch 3 taikonauts to its new space station on Wednesday night - the country's first human spaceflight in 5 years

Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo speak at a press conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province, China, June 16, 2021. China plans to launch three taikonauts to its new space-station module on Wednesday night. The Chinese astronauts are set to spend three months aboard the Earth-orbiting Tianhe module. It's the third of 11 planned launches to build China's space station, set for completion in 2022. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, China, Russia, Trends, Css, Earth, Beijing, International Space Station, Cctv, Astronauts, Iss, Rocket Launch, Roscosmos, International Space Station ISS


Watch China launch 3 taikonauts to its new space station on Wednesday night - the country's first human spaceflight in 5 years

Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo speak at a press conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu province, China, June 16, 2021. China plans to launch three taikonauts to its new space-station module on Wednesday night. The Chinese astronauts are set to spend three months aboard the Earth-orbiting Tianhe module. It's the third of 11 planned launches to build China's space station, set for completion in 2022. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Transportation, Science, News, China, Russia, Trends, Css, Earth, Beijing, International Space Station, Cctv, Astronauts, Iss, Rocket Launch, Roscosmos, International Space Station ISS


‘Ridiculous Comparison’: Biden Slams Putin’s Defense For Crackdown On Russian Protesters

President Biden went after Russian President Vladimir Putin for invoking the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection while defending his crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Russia. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Biden, Summer Concepcion, January 6, Capitol insurrection


Can Biden trust Putin? From on-time arrivals to a slow start, takeaways from Geneva summit

Summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin highlighted deep divisions between U.S. and Russia, but Biden said he accomplished what he set out to do.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Geneva, Biden, Usa Today


'Unpredictable?' Putin defends Russia to BBC reporter

Russian President Vladimir Putin responds to US President Joe Biden's calls for "stable and predictable" relations.
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Bbc


Biden apologises for being 'short' with reporter at Putin summit press conference – video

Speaking to reporters by Air Force One in Geneva, Joe Biden has expressed regret for some sharp words to a journalist who questioned him about the success of his summit with Vladimir Putin. Frustrated by a question asked by CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins at the end of his press conference, he told her she was 'in the wrong business'. Biden later apologised for being 'short', adding: 'To be a good reporter, you’ve got to be negative. You’ve got to have a negative view of life ... you never ask a po...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, Geneva, Biden, Kaitlan Collins, Biden Putin


Biden Believes Putin Wants To Save Russia’s Soured Reputation On World Stage

“This is not about trust. This is about self-interest," Biden said after meeting with the Russian president in Geneva.
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, Biden


Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden shake hands at the Villa la Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of a US-Russia summit on June 16, 2021. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dark tone following his private discussions with Biden. He called talks "productive" but laid full blame for the adversarial US-Russian relationship on the US. "There's no happiness in life," Putin said. "There's only a mirage on the horizon." See m...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Kremlin, Biden, Black Lives Matter, Alexei Navalny, KGB


Putin savored the global spotlight after his direct but largely fruitless meeting with Biden

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Metzel/Getty Images Biden and Putin's meeting ended up pretty much as expected. In typical Putin fashion, the Russian leader held a lengthy, rambling press conference. Biden sounded cautiously optimistic about improving relations, but made clear many challenges remain. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin held a lengthy, rambling press conference after ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Analysis, United States, Crimea, Moscow, Kremlin


Biden gifts Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison and custom aviators during their first face-to-face meeting at Geneva summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Biden gave Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison during their meeting on Wednesday. The president also gifted Putin a custom pair of Aviator sunglasses. Gift-giving is a routine practice between world leaders. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Wednesday gifted Russian President Vladimir Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison an...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Geneva, Boris Johnson, Biden, Donald Trump


Biden warns US will hit back if Russia continues with cyber strikes

US president hails ‘good and positive’ talks but added ‘proof of the pudding is in the eating’The US will retaliate if Russia continues to carry out malicious cyber-attacks against American targets, Joe Biden said on Wednesday, after holding “good and positive” talks in Geneva with Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin.Speaking after their first face-to-face summit, Biden said he had made clear the Kremlin had to “abide by the rules of the road” or face unspecified consequences. Putin was aware the...
Tags: Europe, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Switzerland, Geneva, Kremlin, Biden, Biden Administration


Biden declined to do a joint press conference with Putin, so Putin had the stage to himself.

From the NY Post report of the event:Putin reframed accusations of harboring cybercriminals with the dubious claim that the US is more responsible than Russia for hacking... “I’m talking about something that’s already well known, but not known to the broader public, not from American sources, I’m afraid,” Putin said through a translator....The Russian leader changed the topic when a journalist asked about his government imprisoning opposition leader Alexei Navalny, pointing to the prosecution o...
Tags: Europe, Guantanamo Bay, Law, Putin, Russia, US, Cia, US Congress, Biden, Donald Trump, Alexei Navalny, Ny Post, Ann Althouse


After talks with Putin, the US President lays out his plan to deal with Russia and defend America and its allies

Photos: Biden and Putin meet | Putin describes 'constructive' summit
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, US, America, Stories, Biden


Little left to chance in carefully-curated Geneva summit

Meeting goes as well as could be expected as Biden and Putin speak language of diplomacy – but hardly one of affectionJoe Biden and Vladimir Putin hadn’t even sat down before tensions boiled over at the 18th-century Villa La Grange, a fine Swiss manor house besieged on Wednesday by a 21st-century press pool. The two men looked cordial enough as they shook hands for the first time as leaders. But the sun-struck journalists behind them pushed and shouted, some knocked to the floor, as they fought...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, World news, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, US news, Geneva, Biden, Villa La Grange


Reporter confronts Putin: 'What are you so afraid of?'

• Analysis: Don't ever forget what happened at the Trump-Putin summit • Trump's former top Russia adviser reflects on 'terrible spectacle' of Trump-Putin summit
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, Stories, Trump, Don, Trump Putin


Biden brings up detained Americans Paul Whelan and Trevor Reed in meeting with Putin

US President Joe Biden said he had discussed the cases of two Americans detained in Russia during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, pledging to "follow through" on that discussion.
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Paul Whelan, Trevor Reed


Biden warns of 'devastating' consequences for Russia if Navalny dies in prison

President Joe Biden said he warned Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday of consequences if jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny were to die in prison, though he declined to specify which actions he would take.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Alexey Navalny, Navalny


President Biden on historic Putin summit: 'I did what I came to do'

President Joe Biden said he had raised human rights and cyberattacks during a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that provided an early and critical test of his diplomatic skills in the highest-stakes talks of his long career.
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden



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