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May 14, 2012 4:55 pm

Obama Won’t Travel to Russia for Summit, After Putin Decides To Skip G8

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President Barack Obama meets with Vladimir Putin of Russia at his dacha outside Moscow, July 7, 2009. Photo: wiki commons.

USA Today – President Obama will not travel to Russia this year to attend the APEC summit, according to White House spokesman Jay Carney.

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is scheduled for Sept. 1-8 in Vladivostok. Obama is scheduled to accept the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Charlotte on Sept. 6.

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