Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addresses the United Russia party's congress in Moscow, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Russia's dominant political party on Saturday nominated Vladimir Putin for ... more 
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addresses the United Russia party's congress in Moscow, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. Russia's dominant political party on Saturday nominated Vladimir Putin for president, almost certainly ensuring his return to the office he held for eight years, and approved Putin's proposal that current president Dmitry Medvedev swap places and become prime minister. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Pool
Sat, Sep 24, 2011 10:40 AM EDT