Vladimir Putin’s inauguration day scheduled for May 7
Kremlin has confirmed the date of the swearing-in.
The inauguration day of Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled for May 7. This was reported by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speaking in the State Duma with a report on the activities of the Government over the past six years. "The country chose the President. And on May 7, after the inauguration, the Government will resign under the Constitution," Medvedev said.
Kremlin has confirmed the date of the swearing-in. "Yes," press secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov tells answering the RIA Novosti’s question whether the date of the inauguration is scheduled for May 7 and is final.
Recall, the election of the Russian President was held on March 18. Vladimir Putin won with 76.69% of the vote. Pavel Grudinin (Communist Party) got the second place with 11.77%.