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6 May, 2008 12:25

Putin: eight years in power

As the clock counts down to Russia's next President, RT takes a look at the impact of the Putin years.

There are some in Russia who couldn’t wait for this moment to come and yet there are others who dreaded the day when Vladimir Putin would no longer be president. But as the saying goes, an end is just a new beginning, and in Putin’s case, it may be the beginning of yet another career cycle.