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Russia’s Putin welcomes Germany’s Merkel in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes his German counterpart Angela Merkel in Sochi. Talks are expected to focus on the upcoming G20 summit in July as well as conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.

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