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#BBCtrending: Rapping for Putin

"Go Hard Like Vladimir Putin", a rap track by two African immigrants living in Russia, has been viewed over a million times. Many Russians are uploading their own versions to social media.

There have been concerns in the past about how African immigrants have been received in the country, with groups like the MPC Task Force Against Racism reporting that although racial violence has decreased it's still a part of everyday life. But the two MCs behind this video say that's a thing of the past and Vladimir Putin is a role model for hard work and diligence.

Video journalist: Neil Meads

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