Bush, Putin hold last set of talks at Russian's vacation home

US President George W. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin have opened their farewell talks. Bush says he has come to respect his Russian counterpart and appreciate his frankness. The two leaders are meeting in a guest house at Putin's vacation home in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. Bush told Putin that he was a strong leader who was not afraid to say what was on his mind. Putin said Sunday they would conduct their talks "in a common working manner."