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Putin Close To Decision On Possible Kremlin Return, Say Sources

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is close to a decision to bid for the presidency in an election next year because he has doubts ...

Putin: Black Eye Or Jet Lag? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Was it a judo sparring match? A dental exam? Plastic surgery? A simple case of jetlag? Dark shadows and heavy makeup have prompted speculation that ...

Vladimir Putin Signals Plan To Reclaim Old Job As Russian President | Luke Harding and David Hearst in Moscow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Vladimir Putin today gave his strongest indication so far that he is planning to get his old job back as president, hinting that he is considering a r...

Putin's First Column: 'Why It's Hard To Fire People'

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Shaun Walker in Moscow | The Independent In the past year he's been painting pictures, singing songs, and demonstrating his expert judo moves. Th...

Russia-US Deal Could Save Money, Halt Iran Advance: Commentary

Times Online | Bronwen Maddox | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

If President Obama really manages to pull together a deal with Russia that cuts each country's stockpile of nuclear warheads by four fifths it will be...

Letter From Paris: Greed Heard Round The World

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

While banks and the auto industry have been bailed out, public transportation workers and other civil servants complain that small and medium businesses -- the people -- have gotten a big fat zero.

Putin Makes Second Crude Outburst About Georgian Leader

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Reveling in his reputation for earthy language, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin unabashedly confirmed a crude outburst against Ge...