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Putin Tours Crimea with Berlusconi in Hopes of Luring Celebs
Putin and Berlusconi went on a two-day visit to Crimea, the Russian annexed peninsula.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (L, front) visit the Bakhchisarai (Bakhchisaray) Historical Cultural and Archaeological Museum-Preserve in Crimea, September 12, 2015. Berlusconi became the most prominent Western politician to visit Russian-annexed Crimea when he strolled beside the Black Sea on September 11 with Putin. REUTERS/Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Kremlin ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti via Reuters