Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with WWII veterans during an inauguration ceremony of a memorial to Red Army veterans of World War II in Netanya, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2012. ... more 
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with WWII veterans during an inauguration ceremony of a memorial to Red Army veterans of World War II in Netanya, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2012. The West's standoff with Iran over its nuclear program was expected to top the agenda on Monday as Russian President Vladimir Putin began a 24-hour visit to Israel. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By RIA Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 1:56 PM EDT