May Day General Strike
People take part in a mock chess game called "Operation Chess Majik" as part of the May Day protests organized by the Occupy Toronto group in Toronto May 1, 2012. Operation Chess Majik was a theatrical play that using a giant chess board and chess pieces made of cardboard to re-enact the protesters' view of the problems with the economic system. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would send ideas to Washington within a week to follow up his talks with U.S. President Joe Biden on the Ukraine crisis.