WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden will discuss his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin behind closed doors with NATO allies, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden is expected to discuss Afghanistan, as well as Syria, Libya, Russia and China during his upcoming meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said.
This comes after US President Joe Biden said at the G7 summit that the alliance is crucial to American security, which Washington does not view as a "protection racket". Prior to that, G7 leaders discussed efforts to "strengthen and modernize" the alliance.
The summit between the two presidents is expected to take place in Geneva, Switzerland on 16 June, and it will be their first meeting since Joe Biden's inauguration earlier this year. Regional conflicts in Syria and Libya, global security threats, and environmental issues are expected to be on the agenda.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The White House expects that the upcoming summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will present an opportunity for the US leader to deliver "a strong message" to Moscow, NBC reports.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia has the most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet in the world and will continue to develop it, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a Kremlin Russia Day celebration.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The director of the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Alexander Gintsburg, assured Russian President Vladimir Putin that a COVID-19 vaccine for children would be ready by 15 September.
Rosatom's newly inaugurated nuclear energy complex with a BREST-OD-300 fast neutron reactor may become a breakthrough providing relatively inexpensive, safe, carbon-free, and nearly inexhaustible nuclear power as energy consumption is set to dramatically soar in the coming decades.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Manneken Pis, the most recognizable symbol of Brussels, has been dressed in a historical uniform of the Russian Imperial Guard on the occasion of Russia Day celebrated on 12 June, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Kremlin is aware of US President Joe Biden's plans to hold a solo press conference in Geneva after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Sputnik, adding that the Russian president would also talk to the media unaccompanied by his American counterpart.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday awarded state prizes to the scientists who developed the country's flagship vaccine against the coronavirus, Sputnik V, and commended the achievement as a triumph of Russian science.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the nation on Russia Day during the national awards ceremony on Saturday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has congratulated Russian citizens on Russia National Day ahead of the upcoming meeting between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to participate in a joint press conference with US President Joe Biden after their summit next week, but is open to any alternatives, including holding a press conference on his own, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with CNN on Friday.
Speaking to NBC News on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that relations between the United States and the Russian Federation had reached their nadir, but noted he is unworried about what he called the "Hollywood macho" of US President Joe Biden.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (both labelled as foreign agents in Russia) pointedly refuse to fully comply with the nation's law on foreign agents, the Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Friday.
WARSAW (Sputnik) - Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau admitted in an interview with Rzeczpospolita on Friday that he found out about US President Joe Biden's decision to lift some sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from media reports.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Germany is ready to make efforts together with European Union to prolong a treaty on the transit of Russian gas via Ukraine after 2024, according to Jens Ploetner, the political director at the German Foreign Ministry.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The American guided-missile destroyer Laboon is heading towards the Black Sea to carry out maritime security operations, US Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former US President Donald Trump in a statement wished his successor Joe Biden good luck in his upcoming summit with President Vladimir Putin and sent warm regards to the Russian head of state.