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    Premier Vladimir Putin’s 10 Premieres

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    During his premiership, Putin, a fan of healthy lifestyles, learned how to play ice-hockey, a popular – and manly – sport in Russia.

    Vladimir Putin showed a knack for appearing in public in the most varied roles, thus creating excellent coverage opportunities, during his first two presidential terms.

    Vladimir Putin showed a knack for appearing in public in the most varied roles, thus creating excellent coverage opportunities, during his first two presidential terms.

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