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President Putin's inauguration

Vladimir Putin has been in inaugurated as Russia's new president in a glittering ceremony at the Kremlin.

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President Vladimir Putin inaugurated

Vladimir Putin has been sworn in as Russia's new president for the next six years. It is his third presidential term.

In his speech, he said that the year ahead would be crucial for Russia and that he wanted to strengthen the economy and democracy in the country.

I will do all I can to justify the faith of millions of our citizens. I consider it to be the meaning of my whole life and my obligation to serve my fatherland and our people.

– president vladimir putin

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