Another awkward encounter for Obama, Putin


BENOUVILLE, FRANCE: Add another awkward chapter to the long-running story of the tense relationship of President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin. This one came complete with a cameo from Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who became an unexpected buffer between the presidents. The dignitaries were in France on Friday for ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion on the beaches of Normandy. The commemorations coincided with heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Moscow’s threatening moves in Ukraine….

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