FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to Kremlin's Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. Ivanov said Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 he was aware of alleged embezzlement of state funds by officials in a company developing Russia's satellite navigation system for several years, but didn't speak publicly about it for several years to prevent the culprits from covering up their deeds. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

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FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to  Kremlin's Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. Ivanov said Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 he was aware of alleged embezzlement of state funds by officials in a company developing Russia's satellite navigation system for several years, but didn't speak publicly about it for several years to prevent the culprits from covering up their deeds.  (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
FILE - In this file photo taken on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, listens to Kremlin's Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow. Ivanov said Sunday Nov. 11, 2012 he was aware of alleged embezzlement of state funds by officials in a company developing Russia's satellite navigation system for several years, but didn't speak publicly about it for several years to prevent the culprits from covering up their deeds. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)
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