Putin revives Soviet-era Hero of Labor award

By LYNN BERRY, Associated Press Modified: March 29, 2013 at 9:53 pm •  Published: March 30, 2013
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— President Vladimir Putin on Friday revived the Soviet-era Hero of Labor award, once again turning to the symbols of the Soviet Union to reach Russians who look back to those times with nostalgia.

Putin, a 60-year-old...

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