MOSCOW (Reuters) - Some 6,000 people were evacuated in Russia's southwestern Samara region on Tuesday after ammunition explosions shook a military training area, the Emergencies Ministry said. Full story
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin derailed Barack Obama's efforts to win backing for the downfall of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad at a G8 summit on Tuesday, warning the West that arms supplied to the rebels could be used for attacks on European soil. Full story
Top Talkers: The Morning Joe panel – including Mike Barnicle, Time's Mark Halperin and the Washington Post's Eugene Robinson – discusses President Obama's trip to Ireland for the G-8 summit and the president's discussion about the Syrian conflict with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
At the G-8 summit in Ireland, President Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss his goals in intervening in the Syrian conflict. Meanwhile polls show the American public does not want to arm Syrian rebels. NBC’s Chuck Todd reports.
The Center for American Progress’ Aisha Moodie-Mills, former Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich and Roll Call’s David Hawkings join Daily Rundown guest host Peter Alexander to talk about Obama and Putin’s relationship and the president's action regarding Syria.
Western allies, led by the U.S., are trying to convince Russia that it’s in their best interest to stop backing the Syrian president. The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd reports.
During a 2005 visit to Russia, Patriots owner Robert Kraft handed his Super Bowl ring over to Russian President Vladimir Putin – Kraft later said it was a gift, but on Thursday he indicated it had actually been taken from him. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a media conference after a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool (NORTHERN IRELAND - Tags: POLITICS)
Russia's President Vladimir Putin gestures during a media conference after a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool (NORTHERN IRELAND - Tags: POLITICS)
Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. Putin, speaking after two days of tense G8 talks on Syria, said on Tuesday he did not feel isolated at the summit despite clashing with l