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Putin Welcomes World Leaders to St. Petersburg

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Putin Welcomes World Leaders to St. Petersburg

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Putin Welcomes World Leaders to St. Petersburg

Putin Welcomes World Leaders to St. Petersburg

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Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Bush and many other world leaders as the city of St. Petersburg celebrates its 300th anniversary. The jubilee offers many present a chance to repair diplomatic ties frayed by the war in Iraq. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.