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Vladimir Putin sworn in for record fifth term as Russian president

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has been sworn into workplace for the fifth time period.

Putin took his oath of workplace at a lavish Kremlin ceremony.

In March, Putin received a landslide victory in a tightly managed election from which two anti-war candidates have been barred on technical grounds.

Putin’s finest recognized opponent, Alexei Navalny, died immediately in an Arctic penal colony a month earlier, and different main critics are in jail or have been compelled to flee overseas.

The 71-year-old has dominated Russia because the flip of the century, securing a contemporary six-year mandate in March after successful presidential elections devoid of all opposition.

Putin dominated the home political panorama, whereas on the worldwide stage, he has a face-off with western nations over the warfare in Ukraine.

Putin instructed Russia’s political elite after being sworn in that he was not shutting down dialogue with the West however that it must make its personal selection about find out how to have interaction together with his nation.

He stated talks on strategic nuclear stability with the West have been additionally doable, however solely on equal phrases.

“We’re a united and nice individuals and collectively we’ll overcome all obstacles, we’ll carry to life every part we’ve deliberate. Collectively, we might be victorious,” Putin stated.

The USA, which stated it didn’t take into account his re-election free and honest, stayed away from Tuesday’s inauguration ceremony.

Britain, Canada and most European Union nations additionally determined to boycott the swearing-in, however France stated it might ship its ambassador.

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