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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev adjusts his earpiece during a press conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. Medvedev says he's sending his special envoy to hold talks with Libyan rebels in Benghazi. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev adjusts his earpiece during a press conference at the G8 summit in Deauville, France, Friday, May 27, 2011. Medvedev says he's sending his special envoy to hold talks with Libyan rebels in Benghazi. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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