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Vladimir Putin arrived in Yekaterinburg for Russia-EU summit

June 3, 2013, Yekaterinburg

The President of Russia arrived in Yekaterinburg to participate in a Russia-European Union summit at the highest level.

The unofficial part of the summit was held on the first day: Vladimir Putin met with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton for an informal dinner.

In particular, the politicians discussed the economic situation in the EU and Russia, the work of the G20 within the context of Russia’s presidency, and the problems in Syria.

The summit’s main events will be held on June 4.

June 3, 2013, Yekaterinburg