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Kerry seeks to bridge US-Russia gap with potatoes

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) holds Idaho potatoes as a gift for Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris, on January 13, 2014After months of tension between the United States and Russia over issues ranging from Edward Snowden's intelligence leaks to the Syrian conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to bridge the diplomatic gap Monday by giving his Russian counterpart an unusual gift of potatoes.