President Obama implores Trump to stand up to Russia when they are 'deviating from our values'

President Obama.
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President Barack Obama met with European leaders in Berlin on Friday to discuss expanding sanctions on Russia, due to the nation's continued presence in Ukraine and possible war crimes in Syria.

At the meeting, Obama acknowledged concerns that President-elect Donald Trump has expressed dissatisfaction with NATO and shown a friendliness toward Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I don't expect [Trump] will follow exactly our blueprint or our approach," Obama admitted:

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