Vladimir Putin speaks with workers during his visit to a railway wagon plant in the Leningrad region near St. Petersburg

 
Vladimir Putin speaks with workers during his visit to a railway wagon plant in the Leningrad region near St. Petersburg
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (C) speaks with workers during his visit to a railway wagon plant in the Leningrad region near St. Petersburg January 30, 2012. Putin, seeking to renew his hold on power after unprecedented street protests, set out an economic agenda on Monday that puts state capitalism at the heart of a bid to boost Russia's global competitiveness (POLITICS BUSINESS TRANSPORT) REUTERS/Alexei Nikolsky/RIA Novosti/Pool (RUSSIA) THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS