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Extraordinary Kremlin Interior During Putin Inauguration, Singing of National Anthem (Video)

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Russians are good at ceremonies and pageantry. The Soviets were famously good at it. Some say the talent comes from the legacy of the Russian church, which is also rich in pageantry.

Also, for the first time, Putin rode in a new  Russian manufactured limousine, replacing the Mercedes of past years. The new car drew a lot of attention:

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