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    International Women's Day is celebrated across the world on March 8. The Russian president decided to congratulate Russian women in a "traditional" way, by reading some poetic verses.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia's women on International Women's Day and, in accordance with a "wonderful tradition," he devoted a beautiful piece of poetry by Russian poet Andrei Dementiev to them.


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