Trump and Putin to hold first summit talks as twitchy West looks on

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive in Vantaa, Finland, July 15, 2018. Picture taken July 15, 2018. Lehtikuva/Heikki Saukkomaa via REUTERS

HELSINKI (Reuters) – After months of exchanging long-distance compliments, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin sit down on Monday for their first ever summit, a potential political minefield at home for the U.S. president but a geopolitical win for his Russian counterpart. Neither side expects major breakthroughs from the talks in the Finnish capital beyond warm […]

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