Russian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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Vladimir Putin must now live up to expectations

  • President on course for life term after Russian voters back parliamentary decision in country seeking strength amid uncertainty and longing for stability

Russian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin waves as he leaves after the Victory Day Parade in Red Square in Moscow, Russia June 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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