On Background  ·   August 7, 2013

Why Putin cares about Obama's snub

- The White House handed President Vladimir Putin a high-level diplomatic snub on Wednesday with the announcement that President Obama will not meet with the Russian leader on a visit to the country next month. Post White House Bureau Chief Scott Wilson explains what this means for the Obama-Putin relationship. ()

- The White House handed President Vladimir Putin a high-level diplomatic snub on Wednesday with the announcement that President Obama will not meet with the Russian leader on a visit to the country next month. Post White House Bureau Chief Scott Wilson explains what this means for the Obama-Putin relationship. ()

Why Putin cares about Obama's snub (0:45)

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