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Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia
Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia

President Obama will travel to Estonia next month, visiting the former Soviet republic as he seeks to reassure leaders in the region who worry that Russian aggression in Ukraine may spread. Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Estonia's President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Prime Minister Taavi Roivas in Tallinn, the capital, the White House announced Friday. Obama will also attend a summit with Ilves and the two other Baltic presidents, Andris Berzins of Latvia and Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania. The trip probably will get a chilly response from Moscow, where President Vladimir Putin takes a dim view of what he sees as U.S. meddling with countries that should belong to a Russian...

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