Putin and Medvedev complete job swap in Russia




 
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Putin and Medvedev complete job swap in Russia
 
May 8th, 2012  
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Putin and Medvedev complete job swap in Russia
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament confirmed former president Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister on Tuesday, completing a job swap with Vladimir Putin that has sparked protests against the two leaders' grip on power. The approval vote, comfortably won by Medvedev as Putin looked on, ignored growing concern in the country that keeping power in the hands of the same men who have led Russia for the past four years will bring political and economic stagnation. ...

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