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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (front L) walk to watch military exercises upon his arrival at the Kirillovsky firing ground in the Leningrad region, on March 3, 2014.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (front L) walk to watch military exercises upon his arrival at the Kirillovsky firing ground in the Leningrad region, on March 3, 2014.

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