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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, meets with officers after military exercises at Donguz range in Orenburg region, about 1300 kilometers (800 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signaled his intentions to establish a Russian military air base in neighboring Belarus. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, meets with officers after military exercises at Donguz range in Orenburg region, about 1300 kilometers (800 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signaled his intentions to establish a Russian military air base in neighboring Belarus. (Alexei Nikolsky/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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