Lavrov suggests a 'reset' with West. Does Russia mean it this time?

The Russian foreign minister's comment comes on the eve of a European Union meeting to review sanctions on Russia. Improving ties with the US may offer a way forward for Russia.

By , Correspondent

Richard Drew/AP

The last time a thaw in US-Russia relations was in the air, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented her Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, with a stylized red button marked in big black cyrillic letters. Unfortunately, instead of saying "reset" as intended, the Russian word actually meant "overload."