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Vladimir Putin is a survivor. But Russians are increasingly fed up with his shady methods

If a tearful Vladimir Putin feels emotionally overwhelmed by his election victory in Russia, he might care to recall that two of the Arab dictators who were toppled last year – Mubarak of Egypt and Ben Ali of Tunisia – had previously been re-elected with thumping majorities. The question is whether Putin’s success in Russia, [...]
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Vladimir Putin Invites Kim Jong-Un To Visit Russia

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 days ago)

Kim Jong-un might be going on a trip to Russia next year. A spokesman for the Kremlin confirmed on Friday that Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, has extended an invitation to the North Korean dictator. Putin wants Kim Jong-un to v... Read Post

Tunisia, Cradle Of 'Arab Spring,' In Historic Presidential Vote

News : The Two-Way (yesterday)

The election pits interim President Moncef Marzouki against challenger Beji Caid Essebsi, who held a post in the ousted regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Read Post

Putin Rival Warns of Arab Spring for Russia

News : Truthdig (3 years ago)

If Vladimir Putin, the expected winner of Russia’s upcoming presidential election, isn’t careful, he may face the kind of upsurge in revolt that occurred a year ago in Tunisia, Egypt and other nations when the regional sea change we... Read Post


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