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07/05/2000 Vladimir Putin is inaugurated as president of Russia

Vladimir Putin, former Prime Minister of Russian Federation, was inaugurated as President of Russia after winning the presidential elections on 26th March 2000. As Prime Minister, he became Acting President of Russia and decided to run for the presidency. The ceremony was held for the first time in the Grand Kremlin Palace and lasted exactly one hour.


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  • First inauguration of Vladimir Putin 

  • Background 

  • Ceremony