Putin signs nuclear energy deal with Argentina

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez pose for a photo at Government Palace during Putin's one-day visit, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Putin's next stop is Brazil for a presidential summit of the BRICS group of nations in Fortaleza. He was also to attend the final World Cup match in a ceremonial handover of host duties for soccer's marquee tournament, which takes place in Russia in 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Di Baia)BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed agreements on nuclear energy generation with Argentina on Saturday as part of a Latin American tour aimed at building Russia’s influence in the region.