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Obama downplays Vladimir Putin's tough guy 'shtick'

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President Obama played down tensions in his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying that he believed his counterpart's tough guy “shtick” was aimed at a domestic audience. In an interview with NBC Sports' Bob Costas to air during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, Obama said that he wouldn't call his relationship with Putin “icy.” “The truth of...

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