Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during their meeting in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 22, 2013. Vladimir Putin rolled out a grandiose reception Friday for China's new president, who has chosen Moscow as his first foreign destination, underlining close ties between the former Cold War-era rivals that are anchored in energy interests and a shared aspiration to curtail the U.S. influence. (AP Photo/Sergei Karpukhin, Pool)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during their meeting in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 22, 2013. Vladimir Putin rolled out a grandiose reception Friday for China's new president, who has chosen Moscow as his first foreign destination, underlining close ties between the former Cold War-era rivals that are anchored in energy interests and a shared aspiration to curtail the U.S. influence. (AP Photo/Sergei Karpukhin, Pool)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, gestures as Chinese President Xi Jinping looks on during their meeting in the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 22, 2013. Vladimir Putin rolled out a grandiose reception Friday for China's new president, who has chosen Moscow as his first foreign destination, underlining close ties between the former Cold War-era rivals that are anchored in energy interests and a shared aspiration to curtail the U.S. influence. (AP Photo/Sergei Karpukhin, Pool)
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