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Putin begins annual state of nation address

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President Vladimir Putin has started his annual state of the nation address to Russian lawmakers from both houses of parliament, state television showed Thursday.

The speech comes a little over two weeks before Russia holds presidential elections and is a chance for Putin to set out his domestic and foreign policy priorities.

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