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G20 Brisbane Summit: That Awkward Moment When World Leaders Meet [Copy link] 中文

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The annual G20 Summit kicks off in Brisbane on Saturday amid tensions between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin over Ukraine.


A showdown is likely following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. Russia denies sending troops and tanks into the country.


Although meetings between world leaders are usually carefully stage-managed, sometimes it seems impossible for them to disguise their true feelings about each other. During the G20 Summit, picture editors are on the lookout for revealing photos of awkward meetings like these:


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US President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 Summit at Lough Erne in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on 17 June, 2013(Reuters)



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US President Barack Obama meets Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at Winfield House, the US ambassador's residence in London during the G20 Summit on 1 April, 2009(Reuters)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel answer journalists' questions during a joint news conference in Moscow's Kremlin on 16 November, 2012(Reuters)

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US Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain reacts to almost heading the wrong way off the stage after shaking hands with Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama at the conclusion of the final presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, on 15 October, 2008(Reuters)

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US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a selfie with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt during the memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg on 10 December, 2013(AFP)

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US President Barack Obama delivers a speech at Nelson Mandela's memorial service on 11 December 2013, while "sign language interpreter" Thamsanqa Jantjie flaps his arms around meaninglessly(AFP)

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US President Barack Obama misleadingly seems to be checking out 16-year-old Brazilian girl Mayora Tavares as French President Nicolas Sarkozy looks on during the G8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy, on 9 July, 2009(Reuters)

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