MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Tuesday the 22nd of June, 2021.
You’re listening to World Radio and we’re so glad you are! Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard.
NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First up: a reset for the United States and Russia.
Last week, Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin shook hands in Geneva, Switzerland. Government-backed media in Russia hailed the summit as a victory for their guy. They said it marked the “beginning of a next phase of world politics.” Reactions in the United States were much less enthusiastic.
REICHARD: Biden says he’s trying to play a “long game” with Putin. He believes Washington will ultimately benefit from a “stable and predictable” relationship with Moscow. But are the short-term sacrifices worth it?
WORLD European correspondent Jenny Lind Schmitt reports.
JENNY LIND SCHMITT, CORRESPONDENT: In separate press conferences following last week’s summit, both Biden and…