Putin is inaugurated for fourth term as Russian president

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for a fourth term as Russian president and pledged to harness the country’s talents to “achieve breakthroughs”.

5,000 guests attended the ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall.

First elected president in 2000, Mr. Putin renewed his four-year term in 2004 before stepping aside in 2008 to serve as prime minister under his protege, Dmitry Medvedev, because by law he could serve only two consecutive terms.

Few doubted who was really in charge and in 2012 Mr. Putin returned as president, this time for a term of six years.

Source: BBC
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