Super Putin: Russian president expected to win election

An exhibition lauding Russia's president opened days after Putin made the widely expected announcement that he was to run for president in this year’s elections.

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    An exhibition lauding Russia's president opened days after President Vladimir Putin made the widely expected announcement that he was to run for president in this year’s elections.

    Vladimir Putin is expected to win another 6 years in power when Russians go to the polls in March.

    The country has a tightly managed electoral system - candidates are carefully screened, and few surprises are expected.

    In the latest of our series that is looking ahead to the big stories of this year.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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