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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, right, welcomes Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at the Russian Black sea resort of Sochi on Friday,  Dec. 3, 2010. Italy's prime minister is on an official visit to Russia against the background of a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable that alleges an uncomfortably close relationship between him Russian premier Vladimir Putin. <span class=meta>(AP Photo/ Vladimir Rodionov)</span>
December 3, 2010 2:59:20 PM PST