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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) welcomes U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015.  REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) welcomes U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) welcomes U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive for a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015.  REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive for a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrive for a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry points to the window of a shop while walking on Arbat Street for souvenir shopping with Celeste Wallander of the National Security Council in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry points to the window of a shop while walking on Arbat Street for souvenir shopping with Celeste Wallander of the National Security Council in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry points to the window of a shop while walking on Arbat Street for souvenir shopping with Celeste Wallander of the National Security Council in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) walks to Arbat Street for souvenir shopping in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) walks to Arbat Street for souvenir shopping in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (C) walks to Arbat Street for souvenir shopping in Moscow on December 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool
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