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10/09/2013 12:40 BST | Updated 10/09/2013 12:51 BST

Vladimir Putin Is Way Better Than Obama And Here Are 8 Reasons Why

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US President Barack Obama (L) holds a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G8 summit at the Lough Erne resort near Enniskillen in Northern Ireland, on June 17, 2013. The conflict in Syria was set to dominate the G8 summit starting in Northern Ireland on Monday, with Western leaders upping pressure on Russia to back away from its support for President Bashar al-Assad. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Vladimir Putin scored some pretty massive international political points today when Syria agreed to put its chemical weapons under international control.

This was of course a proposal from the Russians, desperately trying to seek a solution to a crisis that is becoming more and more intractable.

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Presumably Barack Obama is a little jealous that Putin's idea has been grasped upon when his own preferred option of a military strike is floundering in Congress.

Is this indicative of their relationship? Yes, and here are eight other reasons why Putin is the man...

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