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United Russia Nominates Putin as Its Candidate for Presidency

November 29, 2011

Nov. 27 (Bloomberg) -- United Russia has selected Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as its candidate to run for the presidency in elections on March 4, Boris Gryzlov, speaker of the State Duma, said at a party conference in Moscow today.

To contact the reporter on this story: Scott Rose in Moscow at rrose10@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Colin Keatinge at ckeatinge@bloomberg.net


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