Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of top executives of the Defense Ministry and military-industrial complex in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 19, 2017.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sits at a table surrounded by foreign ministers from G-7 countries on Tuesday, the second day of a meeting in Lucca, Italy. Tillerson headed to Moscow later that day for the start of a series of what promise to be some tough conversations.
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson waits for the start of a meeting last month at NATO headquarters in Brussels. Tillerson is scheduled to travel to Russia on Tuesday, in what promises to be a difficult round of talks after the U.S. missile strike in Syria last week.
Protesters participate in an anti-corruption rally in St. Petersburg on March 26. Thousands of Russians demonstrated across the country to protest corruption.
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President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office on Saturday. It was one of five calls with foreign leaders Trump had scheduled for the day.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, shown during a joint news conference with his Moldovan counterpart following their meeting Tuesday in Moscow, said President-elect Donald Trump won a "convincing victory."
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Bubbles float over visitors during a New Year's Eve celebration event a Tokyo hotel. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a speech at Pearl Harbor about the power of reconciliation in the waning days of 2016.
The purchase of the Winooski 1 hydroelectric plant in Winooski, Vt., by the Burlington Electric Department enabled it to reach 100 percent renewable power. Russian malware associated with the "Grizzly Steppe" operation was found on one company laptop, but it was not connected to Burlington Electric's grid.
Syrians walk past destroyed buildings in the former rebel-held Ansari district in Aleppo last Friday after Syrian government forces regained control of the divided city.
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Rex Tillerson, chief executive officer of Exxon Mobile Corp., left, listens on the opening day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this past June.
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