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Memorable World Moments of 2012

Putin Wins in Russia

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Putin Wins in Russia

Vladimir Putin won a third term in Russia’s presidential election in March, prompting celebrations and protests over allegations of fraud. Margaret Warner reported from Russia on the country’s reaction.


From the sinking of the Italian cruise liner to Egypt's first free presidential vote in decades, we take a look back at some of the top international events of 2012.