The Trump-Putin Summit: Where Does the U.S.-Russia Relationship Go from Here? by The Wilson Center published on 2018-07-17T18:17:12Z On July 16, President Trump is set to meet with President Putin in Helsinki. Coming in the wake of a turbulent NATO meeting and amid high stakes, the summit has garnered intense focus. There are deep divisions on key issues between the U.S. and Russia, including election interference, the wars in Ukraine and Syria, and arms control. Are there agreements to be achieved, or will this summit be short on substance? In this Ground Truth Briefing, veteran observers and practitioners of U.S.-Russia policy will offer a post-summit assessment and analyze what these developments mean for the U.S.-Russia relationship moving forward.