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Sergei Ivanov also worked as Putin's deputy when the president ran the FSB security service.
MOSCOW -- Perhaps the social apathy and the public's lack of interest in politics is a defense mechanism, people's way of responding to the flood of lies and aggression from the authorities. Nobody can figure out where the truth lies, and so it is best not to even go looking for it.
After the sentencing, Navalny broke house arrest to join a rally of hundreds of his supporters outside the Kremlin but was
The Russian Dream is for the country to be a great empire and to inspire fear. Interviews I recently conducted in Moscow all ended with the same words: "First, the Olympic Games in Sochi, then we annexed Crimea. And now, we've won the hockey championships!"
MOSCOW, July 22. /ITAR-TASS/. Some forces in Russia are interested in the country's isolation but the Russian business wants
To many in the West, Vladimir Putin seems mysterious, as well as deeply troubling. Troubling he is. But mysterious not so much.
It is simply astounding to see how much more growth Russia has yet to achieve. Thankfully, there are institutions in Russia which have trail blazed forward in an attempt to equip the nation to respond to the challenges demanded by the modern global economy.
Scolding Russia has never resulted in warmer relations between the two countries; it is certainly not going to do so now. Rather, Russia will more likely prove to be an impediment on both subjects, at least in part in response to adoption of the Magnitsky Law.
Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin has become globally for his "alpha dog" image -- riding motorcycles, fly-fishing and
Though the rumor mill continues to swirl over which of them will run for the Kremlin next year, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir