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Can Obama 'Reset' Relations with Russia?

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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?

Credits

Guests:
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

Host:
Sara Terry

Producers:
Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton