Russian President Vladimir Putin lost support in his former stronghold city of Nizhny Tagil
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Putin losing support in “Putingrad”

Russian President Vladimir Putin lost support in his former stronghold city of Nizhny Tagil. In 2011, the industrial city of Nizhny Tagil was dubbed "Putingrad" for its residents' fervent support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nine years later, it appears the city no longer lives up to that nickname. Workers are speaking out against the constitutional changes that would allow Putin to stay in office until 2036 amid growing frustration

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Tue Jun 30 - VOA

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