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Russia's President Vladimir Putin meets Ramazan Abdulatipov, the new... News PhotoCaucasus,Dagestan,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kremlin,Moscow,New,North Caucasus,Politics,Russia,Vladimir PutinPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRussia's President Vladimir Putin (L) meets Ramazan Abdulatipov, the new leader of Russian North Caucasus region of Dagestan, in the Kremlin in Moscow, on February 1, 2013. Putin relieved this week Dagestani leader Magomedsalam Magomedov of his post and appointed ruling party lawmaker Ramazan Abdulatipov acting head of the region on the shores of the Caspian Sea, the Kremlin said in a statement. AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI/ POOL/ ALEXEI NIKOLSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)