Helipad at the Kremlin
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Vladimir Putin gets Kremlin helipad to ease congestion

27 May 2013 Last updated at 19:18 BST

A helipad has been constructed at the Kremlin in a bid to help ease congestion on Moscow's roads.

President Vladimir Putin will now commute by helicopter from his country residence, meaning police will not have to close the city's roads to keep the presidential cavalcade moving.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow.