The return of Vladimir Putin

In the latest presidential elections Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin won with 63.6% of the vote. No second round was needed, Putin having won great support: 56.85% in the Moscow Region, 61.9% in the Leningrad Region, 99.79% in Chechnya...

Vladimir Putin's victory provoked the bigest protest since the 1990s...with considerable allegations of fraud. In anticipation of Putin's return to the Kremlin, on the day of his inauguration, RBTH asked experts and politicians for their prognoses.

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