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Celeste Wallander: Putin Power Grab

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Celeste Wallander: Putin Power Grab

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Celeste Wallander: Putin Power Grab

Celeste Wallander: Putin Power Grab

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Russian President Vladimir Putin responds to the school massacre in Beslan by saying he'll restructure parliament and eliminate the direct election of governors. Commentator and Russia expert Celeste Wallander says it appears Putin is using the school tragedy to tighten his grip on power.

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