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05/07/2012

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Archived Live Blog: Putin's Inauguration and Street Protests

Live updates on Vladimir Putin's presidential inauguration and his first actions as president, as well as on opposition demonstrations in central Moscow that began Monday morning.

On Eve of Inauguration, Mass Protest Ends in Violence

At<span id="bxid_405406"> </span>a long-planned opposition event Sunday that drew unexpectedly large crowds, demonstrators who gathered to<span id="bxid_405406"> </span>protest Vladimir Putin's imminent inauguration as president clashed with riot police in<span id="bxid_405406"> </span>the first major opposition protest to<span id="bxid_405406"> involve violence</span>.
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<a href="http://www.themoscowtimes.com/multimedia/photogalleries/protesters-and-police-clash-at-march-of-millions/4772.html" >Photo Gallery: Protesters and Police Clash at 'March of Millions'</a>
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<a href="http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/archived-live-blog-march-of-millions-and-peoples-front-rally/458117.html" id="bxid_548039" >Archived Live Blog: 'March of<span id="bxid_405406"> </span>Millions' and<span id="bxid_405406"> </span>People's Front Rally</a>
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Amid Protests, Putin Sworn In for Third Presidential Term

Vladimir Putin on Monday said the country was entering a fundamentally new stage of development as he was sworn into office for a third term as president, amid street protests against his rule in central Moscow.

Archived Live Blog: Putin's Inauguration and Street Protests
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