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        5/10/2012, Iyar 18, 5772

      Putin Won't Attend G8 Summit in U.S.


      Russian President Vladimir Putin has advised President Barack Obama that he will not attend the G8 Summit in Maryland later this month. Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev will take Putin’s place.

      The White House issued a statement stating that Putin expressed his regret that he will not be able to attend the conference, which will be held at Camp David on May 18 and 19.