Medvedev sworn in as Russian president

Dmitry Medvedev was sworn in as Russia's president on Wednesday in a lavish ceremony in the Kremlin, taking over from his mentor Vladimir Putin.

Medvedev sworn in as Russian president
Medvedev placed his hand on a red leatherbound copy of Russia's constitution to take the oath of office in the gold and white St. Andrew's Hall.

The ceremony was broadcast live on state television.

Reuters
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