Tuesday September 29, 2020

Putin claims victory and denounces critics

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin claimed victory in a presidential election that his opponents say was marred by fraud, accusing protesters against his rule of seeking to usurp power.

5th March, 2012
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Vladimir Putin won another six years in the Kremlin with 63.8 per cent of the vote.

Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin claimed victory in a presidential election that his opponents say was marred by fraud, accusing protesters against his rule of seeking to usurp power.

“We won in an open and honest fight,” Putin said in front of thousands of supporters near the Kremlin last night as tears streamed down his face. “We showed that our people can easily distinguish between a desire for novelty and renewal from political provocations which...

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