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A red star sits illuminated above a fortified tower at the Kremlin palace complex in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. Russia is realistic about limits on the prospects for an immediate improvement in relations with the U.S. after President-elect Donald Trump takes office, according to President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

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A red star sits illuminated above a fortified tower at the Kremlin palace complex in Moscow, Russia. Photo Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg 

Russian President Vladimir Putin enters the St. George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, on December 12, 2013, to deliver an annual state of the nation address.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin enters is at the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia, to deliver the annual state of the nation address

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Workers dismantle a Louis Vuitton pavilion shaped like a giant suitcase, with the Kremlin’s Spasskaya Tower in the background, in central Moscow 

epa03725233 Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) arrives for a meeting of the Russian State Council in the Moscow Kremlin, Russia, 31 May 2013.  EPA/MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/RIA NOVOSTI/KREMLIN POOL MANDATORY CREDIT

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Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, arrives for a meeting of the State Council in the Kremlin in Moscow on Friday