May 11, 2012 • LPACTV Overview
May 11, 2012 • 7:03AM

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin informed the White House that he would not be attending the G8 summit next week. The reason of this cancellation was said to be his obligations in forming a team for his newly inaugurated government, but the message to Washington is unmistakably clear: the further buildup of Ballistic Missile Defense systems in Europe is not an option for Russia.