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Putin and the G7

<p>U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen,  Northern Ireland June 17, 2013.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and U.S. President Barack Obama take part in a group photo for the G8 Summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and U.S. President Barack Obama take part in a group photo for the G8 Summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and U.S. President Barack Obama take part in a group photo for the G8 Summit in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin to the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit is taking place in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013.  REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin to the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit is taking place in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin to the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit is taking place in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 17, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd L) touches hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they walk with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a G8 summit group photograph was taken at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Andrew Winning</p>

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd L) touches hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they walk with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a G8 summit group photograph was taken at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern...more

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2nd L) touches hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as they walk with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a G8 summit group photograph was taken at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) arrives for a group photo with (L-R) European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama at the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, near Enniskillen, in Northern Ireland June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) arrives for a group photo with (L-R) European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S....more

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (2nd R) arrives for a group photo with (L-R) European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama at the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, near Enniskillen, in Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) sits with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the second Plenary Session of the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, near Enniskillen,  in Northern Ireland June 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool</p>

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) sits with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the second Plenary Session of the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, near Enniskillen, in Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) sits with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the second Plenary Session of the G8 Summit, at Lough Erne, near Enniskillen, in Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

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<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman</p>

Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a news conference at the end of a G8 summit at the Lough Erne golf resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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<p>Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L-R) sit in an over-sized beach chair during the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Dalder</p>

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L-R) sit in an over-sized beach chair during the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007....more

Russia's President Vladimir Putin, Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L-R) sit in an over-sized beach chair during the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>U.S. President George W. Bush (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin sit in an electric micro-car before the official start of the G8 summit outside of St Petersburg July 15, 2006. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service</p>

U.S. President George W. Bush (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin sit in an electric micro-car before the official start of the G8 summit outside of St Petersburg July 15, 2006. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service

U.S. President George W. Bush (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin sit in an electric micro-car before the official start of the G8 summit outside of St Petersburg July 15, 2006. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin takes his earphone during a news conference in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 8, 2007. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes his earphone during a news conference in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 8, 2007. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes his earphone during a news conference in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 8, 2007. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. President George W. Bush shake hands before the G8 Summit session in St. Petersburg July 16, 2006. REUTERS/Pool</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. President George W. Bush shake hands before the G8 Summit session in St. Petersburg July 16, 2006. REUTERS/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. President George W. Bush shake hands before the G8 Summit session in St. Petersburg July 16, 2006. REUTERS/Pool

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<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila before an official G8 dinner in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 6, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Dalder</p>

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila before an official G8 dinner in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 6, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila before an official G8 dinner in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 6, 2007. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) drives U.S. President George W. Bush (from L-R), Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Russia's Security Council Igor Ivanov in an electric micro-car at the site of the G8 summit outside of St Petersburg July 15, 2006.  REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) drives U.S. President George W. Bush (from L-R), Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Russia's Security Council Igor Ivanov in an electric micro-car at the site of the G8 summit outside of St...more

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) drives U.S. President George W. Bush (from L-R), Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Russia's Security Council Igor Ivanov in an electric micro-car at the site of the G8 summit outside of St Petersburg July 15, 2006. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/Presidential Press Service

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<p>U.S. President George W. Bush (R) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit meeting in St. Petersburg July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretaryov/Pool</p>

U.S. President George W. Bush (R) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit meeting in St. Petersburg July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretaryov/Pool

U.S. President George W. Bush (R) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit meeting in St. Petersburg July 17, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretaryov/Pool

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<p>French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) before a bilateral meeting on the second day of the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007.  REUTERS/Patrick Kovarik/Pool</p>

French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) before a bilateral meeting on the second day of the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007. REUTERS/Patrick Kovarik/Pool

French President Nicolas Sarkozy speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) before a bilateral meeting on the second day of the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, June 7, 2007. REUTERS/Patrick Kovarik/Pool

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<p>U.S. President George W. Bush offers his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

U.S. President George W. Bush offers his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President George W. Bush offers his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their bilateral meeting at the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) chats with Cherie Blair as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair watches in front of the Peterhof Palace outside St. Petersburg July 15, 2006 before a dinner for the G8 leaders. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) chats with Cherie Blair as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair watches in front of the Peterhof Palace outside St. Petersburg July 15, 2006 before a dinner for the G8 leaders. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) chats with Cherie Blair as Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair watches in front of the Peterhof Palace outside St. Petersburg July 15, 2006 before a dinner for the G8 leaders. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

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<p>British Prime Minister Tony Blair strokes Conny the dog as he arrives with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) for talks at the official residence Novo-Ogaryovo near Moscow, June 13, 2005. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE</p>

British Prime Minister Tony Blair strokes Conny the dog as he arrives with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) for talks at the official residence Novo-Ogaryovo near Moscow, June 13, 2005. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE

British Prime Minister Tony Blair strokes Conny the dog as he arrives with Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) for talks at the official residence Novo-Ogaryovo near Moscow, June 13, 2005. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin checks his watch as he stands with U.S. President George W. Bush during the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin checks his watch as he stands with U.S. President George W. Bush during the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS

Russian President Vladimir Putin checks his watch as he stands with U.S. President George W. Bush during the G8 summit on Sea Island, Georgia, June 8, 2004. REUTERS

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<p>European Commission President Romano Prodi (R) confers with Russian President Vladimir Putin as new Iraqi President Ghazi al-Yawar looks on, during a group photo G8 Summit participants in Sea Island, Georgia June 9, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

European Commission President Romano Prodi (R) confers with Russian President Vladimir Putin as new Iraqi President Ghazi al-Yawar looks on, during a group photo G8 Summit participants in Sea Island, Georgia June 9, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque more

European Commission President Romano Prodi (R) confers with Russian President Vladimir Putin as new Iraqi President Ghazi al-Yawar looks on, during a group photo G8 Summit participants in Sea Island, Georgia June 9, 2004. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin drinks during a news conference at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev</p>

Russian President Vladimir Putin drinks during a news conference at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev

Russian President Vladimir Putin drinks during a news conference at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev

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<p>G8 leaders pose for a group photo at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. Front row L to R: U.S. President George W. Bush, French President Jacques Chirac, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder. Back row L to R:  Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso.</p>

G8 leaders pose for a group photo at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. Front row L to R: U.S. President George W. Bush, French President Jacques Chirac, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir...more

G8 leaders pose for a group photo at the end of the G8 summit in Gleneagles, Scotland, July 8, 2005. Front row L to R: U.S. President George W. Bush, French President Jacques Chirac, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder. Back row L to R: Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin, Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso.

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<p>Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting in St. Petersburg, on the eve of the G8 summit, July 15, 2006.     REUTERS/Chris Wattie</p>

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting in St. Petersburg, on the eve of the G8 summit, July 15, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper talks with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a bilateral meeting in St. Petersburg, on the eve of the G8 summit, July 15, 2006. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

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<p>German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin joke as British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) and French President Jacques Chirac listen on the terrace of Royal Parc Hotel in Evian, June 2, 2003. REUTERS/Andreas Altwein</p>

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin joke as British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) and French President Jacques Chirac listen on the terrace of Royal Parc Hotel in Evian, June 2, 2003. REUTERS/Andreas Altwein more

German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (R) and Russian President Vladimir Putin joke as British Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) and French President Jacques Chirac listen on the terrace of Royal Parc Hotel in Evian, June 2, 2003. REUTERS/Andreas Altwein

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