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Putin Sworn In Amid Crackdown

Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Vladimir Putin was sworn into office for a third term as Russia's president, amid a sweeping police crackdown that left the streets of downtown Moscow eerily quiet.
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Source: Associated Press - on May 7, 2012

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Putin Sworn in As Russia's President

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as Russia's president for a third term after four years as prime minister. Putin was first elected president in 2000 and the new six-year term will keep him in power until 2018. (May 7)

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