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Breaking mold, some Russian youth speak out against Putin
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MOSCOW (AP) — When Stepan Mikhailov, a 19-year-old linguistics student, talks about his lifetime spent under Russian President Vladimir Putin, a troubled look passes over his face. "I don't think I have a single friend who thinks that Putin is good," he says from the kitchen of his dusty, bohemian Moscow apartment. "I think he is an evil character who only takes care of himself and his inner circle."Putin's legacy depends not only on winning Sunday's election — which he will, overwhelmingly — but also on ensuring that today's first-time voters stay loyal to his vision.