U.S. and Russia seek to keep working ties despite Snowden, summit fuss




 
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U.S. and Russia seek to keep working ties despite Snowden, summit fuss
 
August 9th, 2013  
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U.S. and Russia seek to keep working ties despite Snowden, summit fuss
By Lesley Wroughton and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Russian officials will seek to maintain a working relationship when they meet in Washington on Friday, even though the political mood between their countries has hit one of its lowest points since the end of the Cold War. President Barack Obama's cancellation this week of a summit in Moscow with President Vladimir Putin finally put to rest any notion that a much-vaunted "reset" of ties sought by the United States in recent years is alive. Obama's move came after Putin gave asylum to former U.S. ...




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