With U.S.-Russian relations under heavy strain, President George W. Bush and President Vladimir Putin will meet July 1-2 in a U.S. sea resort for a wide-ranging discussion of world affairs, administration officials said Wednesday.
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.
Vadim Gorshenin, the head of Pravda.Ru media holding, describes several options of how the situation may develop in Russia in the near future, after Vladimir Putin's presidency
Three nuclear units of four have been disconnected at the Kalinin Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the Tver Region in Central Russia