Putin banks on stability with new (old) prime minister

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For some Russians, Putin’s Victory Day is the darkest of the year

For some Russians, Putin’s Victory Day is the darkest of the year

Russia’s autocrat leader kills his opponents and demands absolute loyalty. But he still has critics — and they feel he’s stolen their history.

May 9 6 mins read

5 things to know about Putin’s inauguration 

5 things to know about Putin’s inauguration 

Russia’s Vladimir Putin was sworn in as president again on Tuesday in a stage-managed ceremony eerily similar to previous efforts.

May 7 4 mins read

Putin’s inauguration set to kick start Kremlin reshuffle

Putin’s inauguration set to kick start Kremlin reshuffle

The aftermath of the ritual will show how far Russia’s leader is willing to go in changing his aging old guard.

May 7 4 mins read

Bribery case puts Russian Defense Minister Shoigu in the crosshairs 

Bribery case puts Russian Defense Minister Shoigu in the crosshairs 

Deputy Defense Minister Timur Ivanov is sitting in Moscow’s Lefortovo prison, and that spells trouble for his boss Sergei Shoigu.

May 2 6 mins read

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