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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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Vladimir Putin inaugurated for third term as Russia's president

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila attend a service after his inauguration in the Kremlin in Moscow Credit: AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Government Press Service
Kremlin's Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov, left, and former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi attend Vladimir Putin's inauguration Vladimir Putin Credit: AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Vladimir Rodionov, Presidential Press Service

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