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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (center) leave after the inauguration ceremony of a memorial to Red Army veterans of World War II in Netanya, Israel, on Monday June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Guez, Pool)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Israeli President Shimon Peres (center) leave after the inauguration ceremony of a memorial to Red Army veterans of World War II in Netanya, Israel, on Monday June 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Jack Guez, Pool)

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