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A woman signs a condolence book near a portrait of late Venezuelan... News PhotoAdult,Book,Book Signing,Consoling,Death,Diplomacy,Effigy,Embassy,Flower,Horizontal,Hugo Chávez,Moscow,Politics,Portrait,President,Respect,Russia,Signing,Venezuela,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA woman signs a condolence book near a portrait of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the Venezuela's embassy in Moscow on March 6, 2013. Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed today his late Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez as an uncommon and strong man who had made a huge contribution to relations between Moscow and Caracas. Russia enjoys close military ties with Venezuela, which also represents one of the main oversees investment targets of the giant state oil company Rosneft. AFP PHOTO / NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA (Photo credit should read NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)