MOSCOW — Russian support for the government in Syria and separatist rebels in Ukraine topped the agenda Tuesday as Secretary of State John F. Kerry sat down with Russia’s foreign minister in advance of talks with President Vladimir Putin.
As Kerry and Sergei Lavrov settled on opposite sides of a table in an opulent conference room in Russia’s foreign ministry, Kerry reiterated the U.S. position that the primary threat comes from the Islamic State fighters both Washington and Moscow consider terrorists, not the anti-government fighter...
16:54 A Subdued Putin Calls for ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Relations With the U.S12
11:32 Putin hopes for better ties with U.S., anti-terror action11
10:56 Putin praises Russian unity, calls for better ties with United States11
10:51 State media: Syrian forces capture key Aleppo district13