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Putin: Obama Wasn't Elected 'to Be Pleasant to Russia'

Putin: Obama Wasn't Elected 'to Be Pleasant to Russia'

(AP) NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia
In an interview with The Associated Press and Russia’s state Channel 1 television, President Vladimir Putin discussed a wide range of issues, including disputes over the Syrian civil war, his relations with President Barack Obama, NSA leaker Edward Snowden and the rights of gays in Russia. Here are 10 interesting things he said in the interview late Tuesday:

On videos from Syria purporting to show victims of a suspected chemical weapons attack, which the U.S. government has blamed on the Syrian government:

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On whether Russia would agree to military action if it became convinced that the attack was carried out by the Syrian government:

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On providing Syria with the S-300 air defense missile system:

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On relations with Obama:

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On the body language between Putin and Obama that some have said suggested a difficult working relationship:

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On U.S. failure to bring Snowden home to face justice.

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On gays in Russia:

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On the threat of terrorism at the Winter Games in Sochi in February:

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On Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is running for Moscow mayor following an embezzlement conviction widely seen as politically motivated:

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On pushes for political reform sought by the Russian intellectual elite:

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