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[ Elena Dobrynchenko ]   Created: 3/23/09   Closing date: 3/30/09
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Overload ButtonTo ease the tension between the two countries, the new US administration proposed Russia to "reset" the bilateral relationships. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart a "reset" button with an ironic misspelling however. Instead of the Russian word for "reset" (perezagruzka) it featured a slightly different word meaning "overload" or "overcharged" (peregruzka).
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So, they pressed a wrong button?
Humorous Ravi Bindra 3/23/09
Yes, it's a symbolic mistake.
Humorous Anchali Hyapha 3/23/09
US and Russia pressed buttons with different meanings
Humorous Dragan Dejkovic 3/23/09
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