Moscow—Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a prayer service after being sworn in to a new six-year term on May 7. Putin, who has led the country since 1999, was re-elected by a landslide, in a contest critics say was marred by fraud. His inauguration came two days after police detained about 1,600 people, including opposition leader Aleksei Navalny, during anti-Putin protests.Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
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