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Putin Sworn In For 4th Term As Russian President

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Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president on Monday and promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. Putin's inauguration followed a weekend of anti-government protests that saw around 1,000 people arrested.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Sarah Rainsford (@sarahrainsford).

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