Russian President Vladimir Putin, background, heads a meeting to discuss flooding in southern Russia in Moscow on Monday, July 9, 2012. Authorities failed to properly warn residents in the Black Sea region of floods that killed at least 171 people and left others scrambling for safety, Russia's emergencies minister acknowledged Monday, adding to outrage over the handling of the disaster fueled by widespread mistrust of the government. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, background, heads a meeting to discuss flooding in southern Russia in Moscow on Monday, July 9, 2012. Authorities failed to properly warn residents in the Black Sea region of floods that killed at least 171 people and left others scrambling for safety, Russia's emergencies minister acknowledged Monday, adding to outrage over the handling of the disaster fueled by widespread mistrust of the government. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
Russian President Vladimir Putin, background, heads a meeting to discuss flooding in southern Russia in Moscow on Monday, July 9, 2012. Authorities failed to properly warn residents in the Black Sea region of floods that killed at least 171 people and left others scrambling for safety, Russia's emergencies minister acknowledged Monday, adding to outrage over the handling of the disaster fueled by widespread mistrust of the government. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti Kremlin, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
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