The two also will see each other next week in Heiligendamm, Germany, during the annual Group of Eight summit of industrialized nations.
The U.S. meeting will be at Kennebunkport, Maine, in the far northeastern United States, where Bush's father, former President George H.W. Bush, has an oceanfront compound.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War