Last Putin-Bush summit: more than “kicking the can”

Anatoly Utkin, Historian, Director, International Studies Centre, Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Advisor, State Duma International Affairs Committee

1944 - Born in Saratov region
1968 - Graduates, Moscow State University
1972 - Receives Masters in history
1982 - Receives Doctorate degree in history
1991 - Visiting professor, bosporus university, istanbul
1993 - Professor, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
1997 - Director, International Studies Centre, Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
1998 - Visiting professor, Columbia University, U.S.

Presidents Vladimir Putin and George Bush ended their 7-year partnership on the 6th of April at a summit in Sochi on the Black Sea coast. To sum up the state of Russia-U.S. relations, our guest today is Anatoly Utkin - from the Institute of U.S. and Canada Studies.