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    Obama Arrives in Russia

    SAINT PETERSBURG - SEPTEMBER 05:  In this handout image provided by Host Photo Agency, President of the United States of America Barack Obama arrives at the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia.  The G20 summit is expected to be dominated by the issue of military action in Syria while issues surrounding the global economy, including tax avoidance by multinationals, will also be discussed duing the two-day summit.  (Photo by Roman Yandolin/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

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    Tensions were high as President Obama landed in Russia Thursday for the G20 summit amid controversy over the impending U.S. intervention in Syria and Russia's anti-gay laws. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a liar, saying he watched a congressional debate where Kerry denied al Qaeda was operating in Syria with the opposition groups. "This was very unpleasant and surprising for me. We talk to them [the Americans] and we assume they are decent people, but he is lying and he knows that he is lying," Putin said. French President François Hollande is also hoping to convince Putin to participate in a military intervention in Syria.

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