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Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, on July 24, 2014. Putin is staring down fresh European sanctions just a week after the last round was unveiled over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, which has seen East-West tensions spike to their highest point in years. AFP PHOTO / RIA-NOVOSTI / POOL/ MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEVMIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images
Russia's President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, on July 24, 2014. Putin is staring down fresh European sanctions just a week after the last round was unveiled over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, which has seen East-West tensions spike to their highest point in years. AFP PHOTO / RIA-NOVOSTI / POOL/ MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEVMIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images

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