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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)
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)

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Putin maintains grip on power in Russia

CNN's Lynda Kincade looks at how Vladimir Putin has been able to maintain his grip on power in Russia for almost three decades.

Putin maintains grip on power in Russia

CNN's Lynda Kincade looks at how Vladimir Putin has been able to maintain his grip on power in Russia for almost three decades.