Vladimir Putin

Doubt and Clan Politics in Russian Cyberspace

March 3, 2013, 2:45 pm

Why do Russian elites seem to be suffering so many sleepless nights in Putin’s third term?

Hoping for a Gorbachev in Today’s China

February 6, 2013, 11:59 am

The collapse of the Chinese regime is inevitable, but Xi Jinping is certainly not the equivalent of a Gorbachev.

Human Rights in Russia, Worst Since Soviet Era, Says Rights Group

February 1, 2013, 1:38 pm

Russia experienced its worst year in terms of human rights in since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, a rights group said.

Despite Ban, Russian Opposition Rallies in Moscow

December 16, 2012, 2:49 pm

Russian authorities arrested prominent opposition activists and dozens of protesters in the latest rally in Moscow against President Vladimir Putin.

Russia’s New Treason Law in Effect

November 14, 2012, 6:20 pm

A Russian law that expands on the meaning of high treason came into effect, alarming members of the opposition and human rights groups.

Thousands of Nationalists March in Moscow

November 4, 2012, 3:19 pm

Several thousand Russian nationalists marched through Moscow on Sunday during President Vladimir Putin’s “National Unity Day” to push for tighter immigration rules and [...]

Criminal Case Opened Against Russian Protest Leader

October 17, 2012, 3:21 pm

Russian protest leader Sergei Udaltsov was detained on Wednesday by Russian authorities for questioning

Thousands Join Anti-Putin Demonstrations in Moscow

September 16, 2012, 1:05 pm

Tens of thousands of protesters turned out in Moscow and in other Russian cities, marching against President Vladimir Putin.

Ahmadinejad Accused of Putin-like Power Grab

September 6, 2012, 11:35 am

Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has said he does not want to run for president after his current term ends, but an Iranian lawmaker accused him of planning a Vladimir [...]

Report: Putin Owns Dozens of Jets, Cars, Flying Toilet

August 28, 2012, 6:34 pm

Russian President Vladimir Putin was slammed by opposition critics as an especially opulent leader, who has numerous planes, palaces, yachts, and luxury cars, according to a [...]

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