The former Soviet leader, who contended that President Vladimir V. Putin had adopted “a ruinous and hopeless path,” was in turn denounced by members of Mr. Putin’s party.
(1 month and 17 days ago)
The protestors, who had anti-Putin slogans painted on their bodies, shouted "Putin is a dictator" as they ambushed him and the German chancellor in Hannover.
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Russian analysts say Washington is kidding itself if it believes Mr. Putin can orchestrate a quick and easy Assad exit. But the crisis has increased Vladimir Putin’s standing at home and Russia’s abroad.
(9 days ago)
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin has been unusually silent about the expulsion of a U.S. diplomat Russia says it caught red-handed trying to recruit an agent for the CIA. But Putin need not say anything - his pliant state media is doing the talking for him.
(4 days ago)
MOSCOW— President Vladimir Putin’s official spokesman said Monday that Putin had watched in advance a sketch aired Sunday night on NTV that mocked the president for his diminutive stature and manicured public persona.
(2 months and 16 days ago)
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had received two apologetic letters from the late self-exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky, while denying he ever enjoyed “a close relationship” with the man who claimed he had paved Putin's political ascent to the top.
(24 days ago)
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will hold full-fledged talks on the sidelines of the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland in June, a Putin aide said on Thursday.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Germany was disrupted Monday by a gang of bare-breasted protesters chanting "f-dictator" -- though Putin wasn't complaining about the impromptu display of eye-candy.
(1 month and 10 days ago)
During the height of Russia's energy boom, Vladimir Putin's poll numbers routinely hovered in the stratosphere. In the fall of 2008, with Putin basking in the glow of victory in a short, easy war with Georgia, with oil at $140 a barrel, and with Russia's economy chugging along at 5% growth, roughly 9 in 10 Russians approved of his performance. 9 in 10! Putin was arguably the...
(3 months and 2 days ago)
Opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin are gathering for a major protest rally that will be carried LIVE on CBCNews.ca at 11 a.m. ET. It marks the one-year anniversary of a protest on the eve of Putin's inauguration that ended in clashes between police and demonstrators.
(13 days ago)
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