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Bush and Putin to meet

Coming on the heels of a tense week in Bucharest, Presidents Bush and Putin will have their last meeting together as respective heads-of-state this weekend, and Lisa Mullins talks about the up-coming summit with Fred Weir

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The new Cold what?

Europe is still reverberating from the Georgian conflict as French President Nicolas Sarkozy prepares to visit Russia this week. Edward Lucas from the Economist tells us why we should be careful with the language we use to describe the tensions between Russia and the West. It's not the old Cold War; it's a new Cold ... What?