Putin said yesterday that Romney’s latest comments about Russia as the US’s ‘geopolitical foe’ validate the Kremlin’s resistance to American plans for a missile defense system in Europe.
The Pussy Riot punk band’s harsh sentence drew swift Western condemnation. More important for Putin will be how it influences the views of Russians, especially the elite.
On fourth anniversary of the Georgia war, Russia’s President Putin said he was in close contact with then-President Medvedev. He also created a stir by saying Russia had a ‘war plan’ before the conflict.
Back on the road in Russia again this summer, a view of the wild events since the election.
Newly inaugurated Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a two-day visit to China Tuesday that is expected to focus on the rapidly growing economic ties between the two giants.
Thousands of people marched through central Moscow Sunday, many chanting angry slogans such as “Putin out!” and “Putin is Russia’s shame!”
Russian experts say there’s little doubt the Kremlin would like to see Obama re-elected.
Russia’s newly-minted League of Voters, said it will not recognize Vladimir Putin’s victory.
MOSCOW — The tears were out of character for Putin, whose arrogance in the presidential campaign has come off as hubris on steroids.
A third presidential term for Vladimir Putin appears to be done and down.
Instead of panic and fear, news of a foiled attempt to assassinate Russia’s prime minister — and likely future president — Vladimir Putin, has drawn ridicule.
The mood was upbeat, even though opinion polls appear to show that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin looks set to win a first-round victory in the March 4 voting.
At least 100,000 people showed up for the midday rally, which appeared better organized but less feisty than recent opposition rallies.
Mr. Putin pledged the biggest rearmament program in Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.