Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Vladimir Putin's third term as president: 6 ominous signs

Vladimir Putin took the oath of office to begin his third term as Russia's president on Monday, returning to the job after sitting out four years as prime minister. Outside the Kremlin, the streets were empty, as police hauled away opposition activists who were attempting to thwart the president's inauguration. Putin tried to defuse public anger with a series of decrees, vowing to eliminate waiting lists for nursery schools, and promising all Russians access to new housing every 15 years.
read more

share
See more about: Vladimir Putin

Putin's Comeback: Hints He May Run For President In 2012

News : Huffington Post (5 years ago)

Russia's prime minister, Vladimir Putin, tonight gave his strongest hint yet that he is pondering a comeback that would see him return to the Kremlin as president in 2012. More on Vladimir Putin ... Read Post

Two Years After Returning to the Kremlin, Putin Continues to Tighten Screws

News : ABC Headlines Blog (5 months ago)

MOSCOW — Two years ago today, Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin for his third term as Russia’s president amid unprecedented street protests. He had tolerated the protests during the presidential campaign, allowing them to march... Read Post

Putin Wins Third Term as Russia's President in Disputed Election

News : The Rundown News Blog (3 years ago)

Vladimir Putin greets supporters in a rally outside the Kremlin on Sunday night. Photo by Alexey Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin won a six-year presidential term on Sunday, as the opposition and int... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC