Vladimir Putin wins Russian election: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

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Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

It’s nearly a quarter of a century since Vladimir Putin first took power, and his adversaries, both inside and outside Russia, seem unable to stifle his ambitions.
In over two years since sirens marked Russia‘s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Putin’s economy continues to weather the impact of retaliatory sanctions with countries including China, Brazil, and India still buying Russian oil

Comprehension questions