Biden is at the G7 meeting of world leaders. Here's what to know about it

(CNN) President Joe Biden's first trip abroad since taking office includes a G7 summit where he'll look to reestablish US leadership on the world stage.
But what is the G7, and what power does it hold?
Here's what you need to know:What is the G7?
The G7 is shorthand for Group of Seven, an organization of leaders from some of the world's largest economies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the US.
Russia was indefinitely suspended from the group -- which was at the time known as the G8 -- in 2014 after the majority of member countries allied against its annexation of Crimea.
It was the first violation of a European country's borders since World War II.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, US President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, pose for a family photo at the ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina during the Heads of State and of Government G7 summit, on May 26, 2017 in Sicily.
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