Putin grabs spotlight, vows Russia will thrive

Putin grabs spotlight, vows Russia will thrive

Moscow : Russia | Nov 19, 2008 at 8:36 PM PST
Source: Associated Press
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin used a meeting of his powerful political party to take center stage Thursday, casting himself as an indispensable leader even as the global financial meltdown threatens the achievements of his boom-time presidency.

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