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Chair of IAAF Inspection Team Rune Andersen speaks to press after his talks with the president of the All-Russia Athletic Federation Dmitry Shlyakhtin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Andersen is in Moscow for two days of meetings with Russian sports bosses, as well as a law enforcement body which has been investigating various doping-related issues.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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Manager Levi Lenz uses a snow shovel while trying to locate a clogged storm drain in the parking lot outside Anytime Fitness on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Moscow, Idaho. The region was hit with an ice storm overnight, and is now under a flood watch because of rain and melting snow. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)

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Icicles hang from a street sign at the University of Idaho, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Moscow, Idaho. The region was hit with an ice storm overnight, and is now under a flood watch because of rain and melting snow. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)

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A pedestrian walks into the street to get around an icy sidewalk and a large puddle along Sixth Street on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Moscow, Idaho. The region was hit with an ice storm overnight, and is now under a flood watch because of rain and melting snow. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP)

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Moldovan President Igor Dodon attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Moldova's new president, who is visiting Russia on his first trip abroad, is voicing hope for rebuilding "strategic" ties with Moscow. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP)

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In this photo taken on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the unveiling ceremony of a monument to Vladimir the Great, who is credited with making Orthodox Christianity the official faith of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, on the National Unity Day outside the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. When Alexander Zemlianichenko started working as an AP photographer in Moscow, the Soviet Union was nearing its demise. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file)

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FILE In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 file photo a car stands is front of Russia's national drug-testing laboratory in Moscow, Russia. It was at this laboratory, and its former site elsewhere in Moscow, that Rodchenkov conducted pioneering research into steroids, at the same time as he says he was giving Russian athletes a "cocktail" of banned substances. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)

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A police officer, left, escorts Zaur Dadaev, one of five suspects held in the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, is escorted in a court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. A Moscow military court is beginning to hear the case of five people accused of involvement in the killing of Nemtsov in February 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin meet in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is on official visit in Moscow. (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP)

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, right, and Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan shake hands during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. The Iranian defense minister is visiting Moscow for talks about closer military cooperation. (Vadim Savitsky/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service pool photo via AP)

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A woman walks past at an exchange office sign showing the currency exchange rates of the Russian ruble, U.S. dollar, and euro in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. The Russian ruble has tanked on the first day of trading after a ten-day holiday period as the price of oil continues to decline. The national currency dropped by nearly 2 percent half an hour into trading to 76.1 rubles on Monday at the Moscow stock exchange's first currency trading session since Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hand with Syria President Bashar Assad in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. Assad has traveled to Moscow in his first known trip abroad since the war broke out in Syria in 2011 to meet his strongest ally Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Syrian and Russian media reported Wednesday. (Alexei Druzhinin, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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Jazz festival in Moscow

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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at an electric ray fish during his visit to the center of oceanography and marine biology "Moskvarium" in VDNKh ( The State Exhibition Center) in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev, RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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Commander of the Russian Airborne Forces Vladimir Shamanov stands during President Vladimir Putin's visit to the airborne troops school in the city of Ryazan, some 100 km (62.5 miles) southeast of Moscow, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

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man and machine: Tanks and other vehicles greet visitors at Patriot Park in Moscow. As military themes make inroads into Russian recreation, fashionable wedding parties are joining the trend by using armored personnel carriers. (Getty Images)

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As the prospect grows that Damascus could fall to the Islamic State or another extremist faction — or some combustible combination of the two — officials say the hope is that Moscow and Tehran might suddenly open to Washington's yearslong attempt to assemble a "moderate opposition" against Syrian strongman Bashar Assad. (Associated Press)

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Head of the Federal Customs Service Andrei Belyaninov, left, and Vladimir Putin's aide, Yury Ushakov, seen during a Putin-chaired meeting of officials in Moscow, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Pool)

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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 **