As Tillerson Begins Russia Talks, Putin Leaves Him Guessing

The secretary of state has met Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov in Moscow, but whether he would see Russia’s president was the subject of diplomatic theater. Source: World

Iran Joins Russia in Denouncing U.S. Strike on Syria, but Stops There

Although on the same side in Syria, Iran is conspicuously not allowing Russia unlimited use of its air bases, part of a legacy of mistrust between the two. Source: World