Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (C) listenes to explanations as he speaks with Wolksvagen's driver Carlos Sainz (R) at their camp in Maikop during the Silk Way Race, part of the Dakar series, ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (C) listenes to explanations as he speaks with Wolksvagen's driver Carlos Sainz (R) at their camp in Maikop during the Silk Way Race, part of the Dakar series, between St. Petersburg and Sochi on September 17, 2010. AFP PHOTO / MIKHAIL MORDASOV (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL MORDASOV/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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