May 20, 2014. From left: Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China attend the ceremony of signing joint documents after Russian-Chinese talks at the Xijiao state residence in Shanghai.
Vladimir Putin attends celebrations marking 69th anniversary of victory in Great Patriotic War and anniversary of Sevastopol's liberation
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to local residents after the military parade marking the 69th anniversary of the Soviet Union's victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 70th anniversary of Sevastopol's liberation, May 9, 2014.
April 21, 2014. Chief of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov before a joint meeting of the Russian State Council and the Presidential Council for the Implementation of Priority National Projects and Demographic Policy held by Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (fourth left) attending a photo session of all the participants in the G8 summit. From left: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. From right: European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Canadian Prime Minister Sephen Harper, French President Froncois Hollande, US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron