US and Russian military leaders will meet today. This will be the first meeting between US and Russian military leaders since 2014. Rex Tillerson will also be meeting with his Russian counterpart today.
Top US, Russian Military Generals To Meet Thursday
With a Russian ship sailing in very close proximity to the primary east coast submarine base, and tensions between the US – and perhaps the Trump administration – and Russia, once again rising it seems like an odd moment to organize a meeting between the top US military general and his Russian counterpart on Thursday in Azerbaijan, the first such meeting between the two since military cooperation between the two nations was suspended in 2014 following the hostilities in Ukraine.