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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (left) meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) at a military garrison outside Ulan-Ude, Russia, on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (left) meets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) at a military garrison outside Ulan-Ude, Russia, on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry Astakhov, Presidential Press Service)

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