Putin Won't Attend G8 Summit
- Duration 0:46
- Date May 10, 2012
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Well it's unclear wetter weather Vladimir Putin -- -- got that now infamous open -- message from President Obama through Dmitry Medvedev.
But put in just sent America a message on his own.
He announced today that he is going to skip the G-8 summit -- Camp David later this month.
The first time a Russian leader has not attended since the country was inducted into the group of eight global economic leaders back in 1997.
Putin apparently told President Obama that prime minister Dmitry Medvedev would be going in his case diplomatically this is seen as a snub.