Pope Francis recently criticized America’s involvement in Afghanistan citing Russia’s Putin while thinking he was quoting Angela Merkel.
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On Wednesday, Vladimir Putin reminded Russians that the moment would come to designate his potential successor in the Kremlin.
About his children, Vladimir Putin only states he has two daughters. Every time they emerge, it creates an unusual wink-and-nod.
Several celebrities and public figures wrote to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking with him to allow treatment for critic Alexei Navalny.
Under new law he signed, Putin may rule until 2036, surpassing Josef Stalin as Russia’s longest-serving leader since Peter the Great.
Russia has enacted a new law that will let Vladimir Putin to run again for the presidency twice. Putin has been in power since 2000.
The continued focus on Navalny and Putin rather than the protest movement stifles the growth of an opposition movement in Russia.
“Putin’s Palace” rehashed the question of how rich Putin is. Hermitage Capital’s Bill Browder believes he has the answer.
For years Russia jammed satellite systems in the Black Sea. Recent events suggests this may have been to conceal the so-called “Putin’s Palace”.
Russian police forcibly and at times brutally dispersed peaceful protests, arbitrarily detaining more than 5,000 people.