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Putin will hold several working meetings on Sunday ahead of inauguration - Kremlin

The President’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov did not specify who Vladimir Putin is going to meet with

MOSCOW, May 6. /TASS/. President Vladimir Putin will hold a number of working meetings on the last day of his third presidential term, the President’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

"The President has a number of internal working meetings which are scheduled on Sunday afternoon, May 6. These are non-public, working meetings," Peskov said. He did not specify who the President is going to meet with.

The president will be inaugurated on May 7, at 12:00. He will take office as the President of the Russian Federation for the fourth time.

On April 3, Head of the Russian Election Commission Ella Pamfilova handed Vladimir Putin a presidential certificate for a new six-year term in office.

Russia’s presidential election was held on March 18. According to the final vote count, incumbent head of state Vladimir Putin won by a landslide garnering 76.69% of the vote. According to the Central Election Commission, the voter turnout was 67.5%. A record number of 56.43 million Russians backed Putin.

Under the law, Putin is due to be re-inaugurated six years from May 7, 2012, the date when he last took office.