MOSCOW — Amid increasingly tense relations with the United States over Syria, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia took advantage Monday of a routine meeting in Istanbul to advance the Kremlin’s reconciliation with Turkey.
His appearance at an international energy conference was his first visit to Turkey since a crisis in relations between the countries after Turkey’s downing of a Russian fighter jet along the border with Syria in November 2015, in which a Russian pilot was killed.
13:58 Gunman in Ukraine kills Putin foe in attack denounced as ‘state terrorism’26
09:49 Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam17
18:06 Devin Nunes is making it very hard for Republicans to claim they can run an impartial investigation on Russia17
22:04 London, Donald Trump, Keystone Pipeline: Your Evening Briefing38