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