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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. (Alexander Nemenov/Pool Photo via AP)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives for the opening of the Army-2015 international military show in Kubinka, outside Moscow, on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. (Vasily Maximov/AFP pool photo via AP) ** FILE **

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has allied himself with Alexander Zaldostanov, also known as The Surgeon, the leader of the Night Wolves biker group. (Associated Press)

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Pope Francis meets Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of a private audience at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)

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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces Russia to host the 2018 World Cup during the announcement of the host country for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has been plunged into crisis since seven officials were arrested in dawn raids last week at a luxury Zurich hotel and in a separate probe, Swiss authorities are investigating the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests, which went to Russia and Qatar. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

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Viktoria Ktsoyeva, an injured schoolgirl who escaped from the seized Russian school, holds a cross in her hand in a hospital in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia Friday, Sept. 3, 2004. Commandos stormed a school Friday in southern Russia where hundreds of hostages had been held for three days, sending hostage-takers and their captives fleeing in a scene of chaos amid explosions and gunfire. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, in this May 28, 2015, file photo. (Sergei Karpukhin/File-Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting of the Security Council in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, May 29, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Thursday to make losses of Russian troops who are on "special operations" in peacetime, a state secret. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., 33, was hospitalized May 26, 2015 with kidney failure after releasing a documentary on corruption in Russia's republic of Chechnya. (Image: Twitter, Sen. Ben Cardin) ** FILE **

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony of presentation of credentials by foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a ceremony of presentation of credentials by foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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The not-yet completed Zenit Stadium will host 2018 World Cup matches in St.Petersburg, Russia. Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. (Associated Press)

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A Russia-backed rebel take aim on the outskirts of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. The situation in eastern Ukraine has remained tense and skirmishes between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists have continued. Vice President Joseph R. Biden said that ending the Russia-Ukraine conflict is a key test of U.S. and European leadership. (Associated Press photographs)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks at the 10th business forum "Business Russia" in Moscow on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has sought to downplay the effects of U.S. and European sanctions on his country's economy, asserting that Russia has managed to survive the economic assault from the West. (Associated Press)

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks at a concert marking the 80th birthday anniversary of Russia's first president, Boris Yeltsin, in Moscow, Tuesday, Feb. 1 , 2011. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Pool)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin attend a meeting of the Victory Day celebrations organizing committee in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, in this March 17, 2015, file photo. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

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Chechen Kheda Goilabiyeva, second right, stands after her wedding with Chechen police officer Nazhud Guchigov, in Chechnya's provincial capital Grozny, Russia, Saturday, May 16, 2015. A 46-year-old Chechen police officer taking a 17-year-old as his second wife in flagrant violation of Russian laws has caused a storm in the Russian media and put the region's ruler on the defensive. (AP Photo, File)

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In this frame grab made from a video provided by Russia 1 Channel, Russian rocket Proton-M is launched from Baikonur launch pad in Kazakhstan, Saturday, May 16, 2015. A Russian rocket carrying a Mexican satellite malfunctioned Saturday shortly after its launch, the latest mishap to hit Russia's troubled space industry, whose Soviet-era glory has been tarnished by a series of launch failures. The sign on bottom reads News on Saturday. (Russia 1 Channel via AP) ** FILE **