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    US President Joe Biden has raised a number of contentious issues with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in their first phone conversation. Speaking to The World, Doctor Leonid Petrov from the International College of Management says President Biden’s “strategic” style is already paying off with Russia in contrast to Donald Trump’s heavy-handedness.

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