Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during his meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. Putin met with about 550 people from around the country who served as his ... more 
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking during his meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. Putin met with about 550 people from around the country who served as his surrogates during this year's election campaign. Putin's spokesman has tasked them with delivering Putin's message to the regions and providing the president with feedback on how his policies are received.(AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service
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