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    Trump to Brave Putin Meeting Minefield

    He’s got an agenda. Vladimir Putin’s always prepared — unlike President Trump, who’s been known to wing it. Analysts say that puts Trump at a disadvantage against a man obsessed with superpower rivalry. It’s also politically toxic for Putin’s longtime admirer, while investigators probe his possible Kremlin ties. Nonetheless, the two plan to meet at the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, which begins Friday. Putin’s spokesman says they’ll use a format that’s “convenient for Americans,” which might mean no cameras to capture the two men laughing, as happened when Trump met Russia’s foreign minister.

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