Putin Begins the Countdown of His Rule

Baev, Pavel K.
May 2012
Eurasia Daily Monitor;5/ 7/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 86, p1
The article reports on the presidential inauguration of Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 7, 2012. The event simultaneously occurs with other happenings in the country including the opposition march to Bolotnaya Square, the loss of percent of the two key indexes of the Moscow stock exchange and the two suicide explosion rocked Makhachkala, Dagestan. The gathering of the opposition was called the March of Millions aimed at making the point that Putin was not their president.


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