Why Russians support Vladimir Putin
Russian International Affairs Council Director General Andrey Kortunov explains why Vladimir Putin is so popular with the Russian people.
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TOPSHOT - Presidential candidate, President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a rally to support his candidature in the upcoming presidential election at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on March 3, 2018.
Russians will go to the polls on March 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV        (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)
Why Russians support Vladimir Putin
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Russian President Vladimir Putin looks on as he attends a ceremony for Russia's Navy Day in Saint Petersburg on July 30, 2017.
President Vladimir Putin oversaw a pomp-filled display of Russia's naval might as the Kremlin paraded its sea power from the Baltic Sea to the shores of Syria.  Some 50 warships and submarines were on show along the Neva River and in the Gulf of Finland off the country's second city of Saint Petersburg after Putin ordered the navy to hold its first ever parade on such a grand scale.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Alexander Zemlianichenko        (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP)        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Presidential candidate, President Vladimir Putin walks out of a voting booth at a polling station during Russia's presidential election in Moscow on March 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Yuri KADOBNOV        (Photo credit should read YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends his New Year address to Russians in central Moscow on December 31, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Alexey NIKOLSKY        (Photo credit should read ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
Putin maintains grip on power in Russia
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The secret behind Vladimir Putin's power
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In this April 27, 2017 photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is seen after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister at the 2017 Eastern Economic Forum hosted by the Far Eastern Federal University at Russky Island outside Vladivostok on September 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Sputnik / Michael Klimentyev        (Photo credit should read MICHAEL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty Images)
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US President Donald Trump (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk as they make their way to take the "family photo" during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders' summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on November 11, 2017.
World leaders and senior business figures are gathering in the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the annual 21-member APEC summit. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JORGE SILVA        (Photo credit should read JORGE SILVA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual press conference in Moscow on December 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Alexander NEMENOV        (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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