Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Putin Meets With Tillerson in Russia After Keeping Him Waiting

THE NEW YORK TIMES: MOSCOW — After Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson waited for much of the day, wondering whether he would get to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin, the two men sat down at the Kremlin late Wednesday afternoon in the first face-to-face meeting between the Russian leader and a top official in the Trump administration.

Relations between the United States and Russia have grown so tense that it was unclear whether Mr. Putin would agree to see Mr. Tillerson, a man he once gave a medal of friendship. » | David E. Sanger | Wednesday, April 12, 2017