Vladimir Putin's dog Konnie enters a meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Russian President at his Sochi residence in 2007. Merkel has a famous and deathly fear of dogs; Putin later said he was unaware of this at the time. Photo: AFP

That time Putin terrified Merkel with his dog, and other reasons they won’t get along at G20 summit

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Vladimir Putin's dog Konnie enters a meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Russian President at his Sochi residence in 2007. Merkel has a famous and deathly fear of dogs; Putin later said he was unaware of this at the time. Photo: AFP
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