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NATO chief steps up rhetoric against Russia ahead of summit as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen, secretary general of NATO, center, with U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

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Government leaders and officials pose for a family photograph at the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales.

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U.S. President Barack Obama with France's President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister David Cameron; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales.

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A guardsman stands in front of U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron during the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper chats with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during the the official group photo in Newport, Wales.

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NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (R) greets Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko at the start of the NATO summit in Wales

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (L-R), German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron talk to each other before a meeting with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko at the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor in Wales.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L) greet U.S. President Barack Obama at the start of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen (L) greet Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the start of the NATO summit in Wales.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (L) at the start of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor resort in Wales.

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