The Economist asks
Will Vladimir Putin or Donald Trump host the other for an official bilateral visit before 1 October 2017?
Clarification issued 12/12/2016: The question was updated to ask about an official bilateral visit. Joint attendance at multilateral meetings will not count. President-elect Trump has repeatedly praised Vladimir Putin (The World in 2017, Time, CBS News). President Obama's 2009 visit to Moscow is an example of an official bilateral visit (NY Times). Confused? Check our FAQ or ask us for help.
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Neither Trump, nor Putin hosted the other for an official state visit. This question closed as "No," with and end date of 1 October 2017." See our FAQ to learn about how we resolve questions and how scores are calculated.