West Meets East: Obama Makes First Presidential Visit to Moscow

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July 6, 2009 1:14 p.m.
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President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrive for a joint press conference in the Kremlin on July 6.

Lu Jinbo /Xinhua / Sipa Press

Obama and Medvedev speak while Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen signs documents.

UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov

Obama and Medvedev sign a preliminary agreement to reduce nuclear arms.

White House photo

The two leaders exchange the signed documents before their joint press conference.

UPI Photo/Anatoli Zhdanov

Russian First Lady Svetlana Medvedeva and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama visit the Dormition Cathedral of the Kremlin in Moscow.

Vladimir Rodionov/ITAR-TASS/ABACAPRESS.COM

The Red Square from the Kempinski Hotel July 5, the night before President Obama arrived in Moscow.

White House photo

The first ladies meet in Moscow.

Vladimir Rodionov/Itar-Tass/Abaca Press/MCT

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