May 7, 2024, 10:26 AM

Vladimir Putin to take his fifth presidential oath

Vladimir Putin to take his fifth presidential oath

TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – Vladimir Putin will be sworn in as the Russian president for the fifth time during a ceremony to begin in the Kremlin at noon Moscow time on Tuesday, May 7.

This ceremony will be held for the eighth time in the contemporary history of Russia.

Putin has already taken his oath of office four times. Back in 2000, the 47-year-old candidate received the support of 52.94% of Russians, in 2004 - of 71.31%, in 2012 - of 63.6% and in 2018 - of 76.7%. During the March 2024 elections, Putin, who is now 71 years old, was supported by record-high 87.28%.

Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier that today’s ceremony will be held in accordance with the protocol, but with ‘certain nuances.’ Their details remain unknown.


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