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Section: General News - Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the controversial leader of Russia's ultra-nationalist Liberal Democratic Party and the State Duma's deputy speaker, announced on Tuesday his plans to run in the 2012 Russian presidential elections.
"We will definitely take part in the presidential elections because if a party does not take part in elections, it is weak," Zhirinovsky said.
The elections are expected to be won by either current president Dmitry Medvedev, or his forerunner and the current prime minister, Vladimir Putin. The two men are …