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Snubbed by Trump, Putin charms other players at G20


November 30, 2018

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Russia is putting on a brave face after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly junked a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It's all about internal U.S. politics and "anti-Russian hysteria," Russian officials shrug.

But Trump's snub was a clear kick to Putin just as he arrived at a Group of 20 summit where Western leaders banded together to denounce Russia's actions in Ukraine.

So Putin turned elsewhere for attention.

He subbed Turkey's president for the time slot he had reserved for Trump, and sought to strengthen his alliance with China and other n...

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