Biden-Putin summit: Leaders face off amid high tensions

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    U.S. President Joe Biden is meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Geneva. They are accompanied by their top diplomats, and other senior officials will also join them for two successive rounds of talks that are expected to last for several hours. Topics on the agenda include strategic stability, cyber security, climate change, and the coronavirus pandemic.

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