US president Donald Trump put the cat among the pigeons from the start of the G7 summit in Quebec, suggesting that former member Russia should be reinstated.
Rows over trade followed, but Mr Trump maintains that he rates his relationship with the other leaders as a “10”.
An image on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Instagram account shows a “spontaneous” meeting that resembles a stand-off.
On the streets of Quebec, anti-G7 protesters threw flares and confronted police.
In seemingly happier times, the G7 “family” poses for an official photograph.