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Bloomberg: Putin keeps Yanukovych waiting four hours to meet bikers

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July 14, 2012, 8:56 a.m. |

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych speak as they attend a documents signing ceremony after a session of the Ukrainian-Russian state commission in the Livadia Palace, just outside Yalta, in the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine, on July 12, 2012, AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI POOL / MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV
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MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin provoked anger in Kyiv after keeping his Ukrainian counterpart waiting for four hours yesterday because he stopped off to see a biker club before meeting in the Crimean resort of Yalta.

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