Barack Obama is in Moscow for a two-day trip, and appears to be on track with his goal of ending the long chill between the US and its former cold war enemy. At a press conference today in Moscow, he and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev both said important steps forward had been made. They’ve agreed to cut nuclear warheads, a major goal for the first meeting between the two new presidents. But what progress can be made on issues such as NATO expansion and a planned missile defense shield? What role is former President, now Prime Minister Vladmir Putin playing behind the scenes?
Can Obama 'Reset' Relations with Russia?
- Owen Matthews - Moscow Bureau Chief, Newsweek
- Alexei Levinson - Head of the Socio-cultural Department, Levada Center
- Evgeny Bazhanov - Vice President of the Diplomatic Academy, Foreign Ministry of Russia
- Andrew Kuchins - Center for Strategic and International Studies - @CSISRussia
- Stephen F. Cohen - New York University