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Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles, speaks and gestures during an interview with John Daniszewski, the Associated Press's senior managing editor for international news, at Mr. Putin's Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. The Russian leader sought to downplay the current chill in the U.S.-Russian relations and said that the two countries need to cooperate on a range of issues in the interests of global stability. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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