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Trump ignores status quo apologists to engage Russia  

This week's visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to the White House is raising expectations for July's historic first meeting between Trump and Putin

May 11, 2017 10:29 PM (UTC+8)
US President Donald Trump poses with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House on May 10th, 2017. Lavrov is the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Trump came to power in January. Photo: Agence France-Presse / Russian Foreign Ministry
US President Donald Trump poses with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House on May 10th, 2017. Lavrov is the highest-ranking Russian official to visit Washington since Trump came to power in January. Photo: Agence France-Presse / Russian Foreign Ministry