Dmitry Medvedev, Hu Jintao

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao attend a ceremony to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, in Beijing Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Hu and Medvedev attended a ceremony in Beijing to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, which connects Russian oil fields with Daqing, a major oil production base in northeastern China. The pipeline is part of a deal signed last year in which China will provide a $25 billion loan to Russia in exchange for 15 million tons of oil annually (300,000 barrels per day) for 20 years. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao attend a ceremony to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, in Beijing Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Hu and Medvedev attended a ceremony in Beijing to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, which connects Russian oil fields with Daqing, a major oil production base in northeastern China. The pipeline is part of a deal signed last year in which China will provide a $25 billion loan to Russia in exchange for 15 million tons of oil annually (300,000 barrels per day) for 20 years.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, left, and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao attend a ceremony to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, in Beijing Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Hu and Medvedev attended a ceremony in Beijing to mark the completion of a 625-mile (1,000-kilometer) crude oil pipeline from eastern Siberia to China, which connects Russian oil fields with Daqing, a major oil production base in northeastern China. The pipeline is part of a deal signed last year in which China will provide a $25 billion loan to Russia in exchange for 15 million tons of oil annually (300,000 barrels per day) for 20 years. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

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