Putin leads 25th anniversary celebrations of Russian constitution

As Russia observes 25th anniversary of its constitution, many activists say there is not much to celebrate.

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    Russia is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its post-Soviet era constitution.

    However, critics say there is not much to celebrate as the constitution has been used to allow President Vladimir Putin to tighten his grip on power.

    Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Moscow.


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