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What Happened To Putin?

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2015 | World

MOSCOW, March 13 (Reuters) - A wave of savage mockery broke over President Vladimir Putin across the Internet on Friday, sparked by days of absence fr...

Retired Russian Colonel Allegedly Planned Coup Involving Crossbows And The Elderly

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- A retired Russian military intelligence colonel has been found guilty of leading a bizarre plot that envisioned a group of elderly people ta...

Putin Approval Rating Hits All-Time Low, Poll Finds

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

By Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Concerns over Russian President Vladimir Putin's ability to improve living standards...

Russia Targets Prominent Opposition Leader

AP | MAX SEDDON | Posted 12.14.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian investigators on Friday accused a prominent opposition leader of fraud and money-laundering, intensifying legal pressure on the anti...

New Russia Treason Law 'Broad And Dangerous'

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 01.14.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Adding to fears that the Kremlin aims to stifle dissent, Russians now live under a new law expanding the definition of treason so broad...

Putin's Crane Stunt FAILS

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Oct 10 (Reuters) - A group of cranes that took to the air with Russian President Vladimir Putin in an exercise designed to accustom them to ...

'Death To The Usurper Putin'

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Sept 13 (Reuters) - A large black banner with the words "Death to the usurper Putin" was briefly draped over a billboard on an apartment bui...

Russian Rights Groups Fear Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

By Nastassia Astrasheuskaya and Timothy Heritage MOSCOW, July 6 (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament gave preliminary appro...

What Does Russia Make Of Putin?

AP | LYNN BERRY and LAURA MILLS | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- The success and possible future undoing of President Vladimir Putin lies in the contrast between people like provincial housewife Yekaterina...

80 Arrested At Russian Opposition Rallies

AP | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian police have dispersed small anti-Kremlin rallies and detained several dozen protesters. Police said 80 people were detained in Mosc...

Despite Crackdown, Dozens Occupy Moscow Square

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

Associated Press MOSCOW — Several dozen people continue to occupy a square in central Moscow after some of their fellow protesters were detained ...

Police Uproot Russian Protest Camp

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Russian police arrested about 20 protesters on Wednesday night at a central Moscow square where demonstrators had moved after police up...

200 Activists Occupy Moscow Plaza

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 07.11.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Some 200 activists are camping out in central Moscow to protest the election of Vladimir Putin and the arrest of two opposition leaders...

Putin Calls NATO 'Relic Of The Cold War Era'

AP | Posted 06.11.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called NATO a "relic of the Cold War era," but said Russia should nonetheless continue supporting the alliance's...

Was Putin's Heroic Tiger Encounter Fake?

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | World

Associated Press MOSCOW -- Questions are emerging over Vladimir Putin's famous encounter with a tigress three years ago. Environmentalist Dmitry...

Putin And Friends Shake Off Election Stress

Posted 05.09.2012 | World

What better way to shake off elections stress than taking a little skiing trip. Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev hit the slopes on Thursday in a...

Jubilant Putin Slams Opposition

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- A jubilant Vladimir Putin on Wednesday shrugged off opposition claims that his presidential election victory was unfair and marred by fraud,...

Putin Calls In The Riot Police

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

By Timothy Heritage MOSCOW, March 6 (Reuters) - Russian opposition leaders accused Vladimir Putin of changing tactics to crack down on...

Will Putin Win The Kremlin?

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin appears all but certain to return to the Kremlin in Sunday's Russian presidential election, but he'll find himself in ch...

Let Putin Take Your Virginity!

Posted 02.27.2012 | World

Should the first time be for love? But of course, says a new video released by supporters of Vladimir Putin. A suggestive ad rallying support for P...

Putin Claims He's Ready For Dialogue

AP | Posted 03.19.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he is ready for dialogue with the country's newly energized opposition forces but doubt...

Tens Of Thousands Rally Against Putin

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA and JIM HEINTZ | Posted 02.23.2012 | World

By NATALIYA VASILYEVA and JIM HEINTZ -- The Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators on Saturday cheered opposition leader...

Putin Says Drop In Support Was Inevitable

AP | MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 02.05.2012 | World

MOSCOW (AP) Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he's satisfied with the performance of his party in Russia's parliamentary election even though it lost...

Vladimir Putin Addresses Criticism At Party Congress

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addressed criticisms of his increasingly authoritarian leadership on Friday at a party congress b...