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Obama trip: What he's doing, day by day

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Barack and Michelle Obama board Air Force One Sunday evening to start a six-day overseas trip that will take them to Russia, Italy, and Ghana.

Here is a brief outline of their travel plans based on a White House briefing on the trip:

Monday: The president and first lady will arrive in Moscow in the afternoon, Moscow time.  He will take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Russian Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  Then Mr. Obama will meet with President Dmitry Medvedev at the Kremlin.  In the evening, the two presidents will hold a joint press conference at the Kremlin.

Tuesday: The president's day begins with breakfast with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Later, the president will have a meeting with former President Mikhail Gorbachev. In the afternoon, the president will give a major speech at the New Economic School on US-Russia relations. Mr. Obama also plans to meet with what the White House calls a variety of Russian political and business leaders.


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