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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks during an interview with Germany's ARD television in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2008. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia will not be isolated over its conduct in Georgia and warned the Europe not to "serve" the United States. He also stressed Russia does not fear any Western sanctions, saying that if forced to choose between life and sausage, "we choose life." (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Pool)

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