Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addresses the parliament in Russia's State Duma in Moscow

 
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Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addresses the parliament in Russia's State Duma in Moscow April 6, 2009. Putin defended his handling of Russia's worst economic crisis in a decade on Monday, telling lawmakers that a 3 trillion rouble ($90 billion) package of measures would ensure the country survived and prospered. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA POLITICS)