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Putin, Ukraine leader break crisis ice at D-Day event

Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (C) looks on as German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin after a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle, June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (C) looks on as German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin after a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle, June 6, 2014. ...more

Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (C) looks on as German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin after a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Benouville Castle, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau
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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) take their spots as Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko shakes hands with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a family photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) take their spots as Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko shakes hands with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a family photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day...more

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) take their spots as Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko shakes hands with Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a family photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) talk after a group photo during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville, France June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) talk after a group photo during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville, France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin...more

Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) talk after a group photo during the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville, France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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People walk in the sea as British landing craft are seen behind on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

People walk in the sea as British landing craft are seen behind on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People walk in the sea as British landing craft are seen behind on the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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British D-Day veteran, Leonard Bloomfield, aged 93, who served in the British Navy, views gravestones at a British-French commemoration ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

British D-Day veteran, Leonard Bloomfield, aged 93, who served in the British Navy, views gravestones at a British-French commemoration ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

British D-Day veteran, Leonard Bloomfield, aged 93, who served in the British Navy, views gravestones at a British-French commemoration ceremony at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux, Normandy June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Red light reflected from the carpet illuminates Russian President Vladimir Putin as he passes U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and other leaders at a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Red light reflected from the carpet illuminates Russian President Vladimir Putin as he passes U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and other leaders at a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin...more

Red light reflected from the carpet illuminates Russian President Vladimir Putin as he passes U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and other leaders at a group photo for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Benouville June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and French President Francois Hollande (L) stand with veterans as they participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and French President Francois Hollande (L) stand with veterans as they participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6,...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and French President Francois Hollande (L) stand with veterans as they participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Britain's Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge and his wife, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, attend a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge and his wife, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, attend a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014....more

Britain's Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge and his wife, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, attend a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Gold Beach at Arromanches-les-Bains on the Normandy coast, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014.   REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French President Francois Hollande and U.S. President Barack Obama participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves while participating in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014.      REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

U.S. President Barack Obama waves while participating in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

U.S. President Barack Obama waves while participating in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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Canadian lapel pins are seen below a plaque which reads in French, "We Will Remember" at the former D-Day landing zone of Juno Beach in Bernieres-sur-Mer, France June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Canadian lapel pins are seen below a plaque which reads in French, "We Will Remember" at the former D-Day landing zone of Juno Beach in Bernieres-sur-Mer, France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Canadian lapel pins are seen below a plaque which reads in French, "We Will Remember" at the former D-Day landing zone of Juno Beach in Bernieres-sur-Mer, France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
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(L to R) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Britain's Prince Charles attend the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

(L to R) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Britain's Prince Charles attend the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

(L to R) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Britain's Prince Charles attend the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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A veteran stands and holds out his hat as U.S. President Barack Obama applauds those who served, during the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A veteran stands and holds out his hat as U.S. President Barack Obama applauds those who served, during the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. ...more

A veteran stands and holds out his hat as U.S. President Barack Obama applauds those who served, during the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) and French President Francois Hollande (2nd L) participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) and French President Francois Hollande (2nd L) participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin...more

U.S. President Barack Obama (3rd R) and French President Francois Hollande (2nd L) participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth pays her respects after laying a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014.    REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pays her respects after laying a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Britain's Queen Elizabeth pays her respects after laying a wreath during the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Deauville, Northern France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Deauville, Northern France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Deauville, Northern France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) is greeted by France's President Francois Hollande as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, June 5, 2014.   REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) is greeted by France's President Francois Hollande as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, June 5, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) is greeted by France's President Francois Hollande as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, June 5, 2014. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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British World War II veteran Major Hugh Pond, 91, who served in the 9th Parachute Regiment, attends a ceremony at the municipal cemetery in Ranville, northern France June 6, 2014.   REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

British World War II veteran Major Hugh Pond, 91, who served in the 9th Parachute Regiment, attends a ceremony at the municipal cemetery in Ranville, northern France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

British World War II veteran Major Hugh Pond, 91, who served in the 9th Parachute Regiment, attends a ceremony at the municipal cemetery in Ranville, northern France June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Australian World War Two veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014.  REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Australian World War Two veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool

Australian World War Two veterans place crosses and flags at graves before attending the French-British ceremony at the British War cemetery in Bayeux, June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Leon Neal/Pool
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U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. . REUTERS

U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. . REUTERS

U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande participate in the 70th French-American Commemoration D-Day Ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer June 6, 2014. . REUTERS
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