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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with activists of the United Russia party outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will expand its presence in the Arctic and restore a Soviet-era military base there. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with activists of the United Russia party outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. President Vladimir Putin says that Russia will expand its presence in the Arctic and restore a Soviet-era military base there. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

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