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Vladimir Putin sworn in as Russian president

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Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as president of Russia in a ceremony in the capital, Moscow, after winning a third term as president in controversial elections in March.

Mr Putin is returning to the presidency after an absence of four years in which he served as prime minister.

The outgoing president, Dmitry Medvedev, was widely seen as his ally. (BBC)




  Comments - 14

  • Calistus Jayatilleke Tuesday, 08 May 2012 03:05 AM

    The Comrade used his brain and did it without resorting to Constitutional amendments, proving that there is a loophole in every law.

    Hemantha Tuesday, 08 May 2012 02:44 AM

    Congraturations...!!!!!!!!! We Sri Lankan very proud of you

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 07 May 2012 12:52 PM

    "Miracle of Russia"

    kugan Tuesday, 08 May 2012 05:20 AM

    I am too of the same opinion.

    Kondeybendapucheena Monday, 07 May 2012 01:17 PM

    Vladimir Putin keep West upsetting and give them trouble

    sanju79 Monday, 07 May 2012 01:21 PM

    Congratulations..! ela kollekne

    dasa Monday, 07 May 2012 01:19 PM

    Comrade Vladimir Vladimirovch Putin ( Former chief of K.B.G - (Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti) (Committee for State Security.) Yes! You Can.

    KD Tuesday, 08 May 2012 07:02 AM

    You 2 should get married.

    Imran Hussein Tuesday, 08 May 2012 07:07 AM

    In order to control the Western monopoly and their dominance there must be leaders like Putin around.

    Rajitha Tuesday, 08 May 2012 07:08 AM

    IF the russian people voted him as the president that's democratic enough!

    Javi Monday, 07 May 2012 08:36 PM

    He got extension for same position himself nothing democratic

    josh Tuesday, 08 May 2012 10:54 AM

    yah,expense of russian people.

    Minister Tuesday, 08 May 2012 11:09 AM

    Ooh, at last he was not Put In to the dustbin !

    sahdi Tuesday, 08 May 2012 01:36 AM

    I THINK HE WON THE ELECTION BY COMPUTER JILLMART LIKE OUR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION....


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