Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles during a meeting with Ben van Beurden, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow April 18, 2014. Putin on Friday pledged to support Royal Dutch Shell's Russia expansion plans at a meeting with the company's chief executive.  REUTERS/Maxim Shipenkov/POOL (RUSSIA  - Tags: POLITICS ENERGY BUSINESS) - RTR3LT0U