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    It Is Necessary to Preserve United Russian Nation - Putin

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    It is necessary to preserve a united Russian nation given the fragility of civil peace, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The president noted that it was necessary "through sustained dialogue to support public and political consensus, and, relying on our traditional values, on the values ​​of our traditional religions, Orthodoxy, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism, not to allow any bitterness and split."

    "We know how fragile civil peace is, we know it now, we should never forget about it, we must not forget how long it takes for the wounds to heal, and that is why our common duty is to do everything we can to preserve the unity of the Russian nation."

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