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Listen to How the Crowd Reacts When Obama and Putin Are Shown Side-by-Side on the Big Screen at D-Day Ceremony
Jun. 6, 2014 7:31pm Jason Howerton

Things got a little awkward briefly during the D-Day 70th anniversary ceremony in Ouistreham, France, on Friday when a TV producer decided to put President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin side-by-side on the big screen.

As you can hear in the video below, the crowd reacts loudly to the pairing. Itís hard to tell for sure if the crowd was simply expressing surprise that the two were shown side by side amid the tensions between the U.S. and Russia, or if there were possibly some boos.

Both of the men smiled and the event quickly returned its focus to honoring D-Day veterans.

Hereís how CNN covered the moment:

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