Presidential selfie

Selfie obsession has reached politics. Presidents, prime ministers and other VIPs around the world are taking selfies.

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Vladimir Putin has met with the 2017 Winter Universiade winners during his visit to the Biathlon Academy regional training center in Krasnoyarsk on March 1. One of the participants took a selfie with the Russian President.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, center, accompanied by his wife, Melania, second from right, pauses for a selfie while visiting Saint Francis of Assisi Church, a caucus site on February 1, 2016, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) watches as former president Megawati Sukarnoputri and her daughter Puan Maharani, a minister in his cabinet, take a selfie with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman (C) at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia. March 2, 2017.

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Argentinian President Mauricio Macri (L) takes a selfie with retirees at Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. June 2, 2016.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd L) poses for a selfie next to Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga (L) as she walks in the center of the Swiss capital Bern during her official visit on September 3, 2015.

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Former President Bill Clinton takes a selfie with audience members while campaigning for his wife, then Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell. October 18, 2016.

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Then US President Barack Obama (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a selfie with Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt (C) next to US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg. December 10, 2013.

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An Iranian man (L) takes a selfie while trying to have President Hassan Rouhani (R) with white turban, in his picture in a rally commemorating the 37th anniversary of the Islamic revolution, at the Azadi (Freedom) St. in Tehran, Iran. February 11, 2016.

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Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff takes a selfie with pro-government lawyers during a meeting at the Planalto Presidential palace, in Brasilia, Brazil. March 22, 2016.

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko takes a selfie with locals during his visit in Odessa, Ukraine. July 8, 2015.

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French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a selfie during a visit on housing development in Ivry-sur-Seine, south of Paris, France. February 17, 2017.

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Ex-Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (R) poses for a selfie with Argentinian racing pilot Marcos Di Palma during a ceremony to inaugurate a health center based on a Brazilian model on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. September 9, 2015.

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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy (L) poses for a selfie with a youth during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Reims on May 23, 2015, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) poses for a selfie with a worker following an event marking the completion of masonry work on the West Block of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. February 1, 2017.

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Hillary Clinton takes a photo with her supporters during her pre-election rally in Louisville, Kentucky. May 10, 2016.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) poses for selfie with people during his visit to the police special forces headquarters in Ankara, Turkey. July 29, 2016.

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16. Female guests take a selfie with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R) after the “Assumption of Command” ceremonies of new Police Chief, Director General Ronald Dela Rosa at Camp Crame, Philippine National Police headquarters, in the suburban city of Quezon, Manila. July 1, 2016.

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