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TIME.com has a surreal photo essay on Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s ski vacation together:
There is probably less than meets the eye in substantive terms to the recent Russian intransigence on a sanctions regime for Iran. Vladimir Putin merely said that talk of additional sanctions was “premature”–and if the New York Times report cited in my post below can be credited, Putin is right.
But there’s something else going on …