Bush and Putin to Discuss State of Russia As democracy, free speech and economic reform ebb in Russia, President Bush is slated to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an upcoming summit. We examine the issues that will test relations with Russia.
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Bush and Putin to Discuss State of Russia

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As democracy, free speech and economic reform ebb in Russia, President Bush is slated to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at an upcoming summit. We examine the issues that will test relations with Russia.

Guests:

Alexander Kleimenov, Ukrainian reporter for NPR

Masha Lipman, political expert, Moscow Carnegie Center

James Goldgeirer, director, Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University; senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations