Photo Gallery: Bosom Buddies 02.12.2010
  During a visit by the ambassador to Berlusconi, the prime minister's phone...
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During a visit by the ambassador to Berlusconi, the prime minister's phone rang: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin wanted to speak with Il Cavaliere. The American was quickly ushered out. The Russian was more important. (This archive photo was taken outside St. Petersburg in October 2010.)