Biden and Putin to Meet in Mid-June, in a Summit Fraught With Tensions

The meeting comes at the worst point in Russian-American relations since the fall of the Soviet Union about 30 years ago.




By David E. Sanger, Anton Troianovski and Michael Crowley

President Biden and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia have agreed to meet on June 16 in Geneva for a face-to-face encounter that comes at a time of fast-deteriorating relations over Ukraine, cyberattacks and a raft of new nuclear weapons Mr. Putin is deploying. The summit is the first in-person meeting between the two leaders since Mr. Biden became president.

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