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  3/4/2012, Adar 10, 5772

Putin: We Won a Fair Fight

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of Russia declared victory in the country's presidential race, Sunday evening, after projections gave him 60 percent of the vote. If confirmed, a second round of balloting will not be necessary.

Responding to charges of voter irregularities, Putin said, "We won a fair fight. Our voters can tell if there's a political provocation intended to destroy the country.