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Putin talks with Obama, new Ukraine leader

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The marking of 70 years since the invasion of Normandy provided opportunities for world leaders to meet and talk about current problems in Europe. (Source: NBC) The marking of 70 years since the invasion of Normandy provided opportunities for world leaders to meet and talk about current problems in Europe. (Source: NBC)

NORMANDY, FRANCE (NBC) - President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin met briefly Friday while attending D-Day anniversary events in Normandy.

White House sources confirm the two had a brief conversation that lasted nearly 15 minutes.

It's the first meeting between Obama and Putin since Russia's intervention in Ukraine and disputed annexation of Crimea.

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