The story of Barack and Vladimir — in 8 photos

The G-8 summit in northern Ireland is over.  And, while there was plenty of policy discussed -- and you should read all about it -- our lasting memory of the gathering will be the awkward body language between President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint press conference on Monday.

While we could have posted 100 of our favorite pictures from the duo's press conference (not kidding) we managed to narrow it down to just eight. Let the awkwardness flow over you.

1. This isn't so bad...

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AP photo

2. ...oh yeah, this could work.

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EPA

3. Or....

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AP photo.

4. Pointing isn't polite.

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AFP/Getty Images

5. Neither is holding up five fingers. (We think?)

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AFP/Getty Images

6. It's getting chilly.

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AFP/Getty Images

7. Very chilly.

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AFP/Getty Images

8. And, scene.

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AP photo

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