Russian And German Leaders Meet Amid Tensions

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Russia for the first time in two years. She met President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on Tuesday to talk about this summer's G-20 meeting in Hamburg. But below the surface, the two countries have differences over Ukraine and Syria.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR), the BBC correspondent in Moscow, about the relationship between the two nations.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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