Obama cancels meetings with Putin amid tensions

wochit politics
August 07, 2013 AT 9:58 AM
President Obama is canceling plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next month ? a rare diplomatic snub. The move is retribution for Russia's decision to grant temporary asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. It also reflects growing U.S. frustration with Russia on several other issues, including missile defense and human rights.