Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched in central Moscow to protest President Vladimir Putin's aggression, a day before Crimean referendum
Russian President Vladimir Putin may face international disapproval from the West over his Crimean actions, but at home, he's enjoying his highest approval ratings in years. Before the invasion, the respected Levada Center found that 65 percent of respondents approved of Putin's leadership. Show More Summary
Perhaps you have never gave Crimea much thought until Russian President Vladimir Putin came along. Now, though, this conflict can hit home the way global tensions so often do: It could cost you money. There is nothing wrong with a little...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) slammed President Barack Obama for not doing enough in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's incursion into Crimea. In a Time op-ed, Paul huffed: It is our role as a global leader to...Show More Summary
(By Juan Cole) Russian President Vladimir Putin called his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, according to PressTV. The Russian press added that “A Kremlin statement said Putin had underlined to Rouhani…
Russia is blocking websites critical of President Vladimir Putin. The Prosecutor General’s office ordered Russian Internet service providers to cut off access to a handful of websites, including the blog of famed chess champion, Garry Kasparov. Show More Summary
Along with claiming that Russian President Vladimir Putin has the law on his side in Crimea, former Representative Ron Paul also blamed America and Europe for helping to overthrow the elected government of the Ukraine when he appeared on Fox Business Network's The Independents today. Show More Summary
Seemingly lost amidst the confused outrage emanating from more hawkish quarters of America's political class is a relatively straightforward explanation for Russian President Vladimir Putin's behavior with respect to Crimea and the larger...Show More Summary
A recent YouGov/Economist survey shows Americans believe Obama a "weaker" leader than Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to YouGov.com, 78 percent of respondents viewed Putin as strong versus only 45 percent who viewed Obama as strong. Show More Summary
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Russia conducted new military maneuvers near its border with Ukraine on Thursday, and President Vladimir Putin said the world shouldn't blame his country for what he called Ukraine's "internal crisis."
Robert English, director, USC School of International Relations. It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neo-fascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is worth heeding. Show More Summary
Ron Paul said that the United States and the West were engaging in hypocrisy and alleged that they participated in the overthrow of Viktor Yanukovich’s government. He added that Russian President Vladimir Putin has “some law on his side” in Crimea because Russia held a lease on a naval base in the Crimean city of Sevastopol.
So, Jimmy Fallon received an email asking for a donation to the Russian president's kickstarter campaign. THANKFULLY, he decided to share the campaign video with us on "The Tonight Show". In the video, ol' Vladdy (who looks a bit different than we remembered) is "here to talk to [us] about raising American dollars for passion project of [his]. Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon has yet to break out any of his classic political impressions on The Tonight Show, but last night he introduced a new one: Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an exclusive video for Putin's "Cold War Kickstarter," the Russian...Show More Summary
As the situation in Crimea grew increasingly tense over the past few weeks, many in Western Europe and the U.S. began to wonder what exactly Russian President Vladimir Putin was thinking. German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly said he was "in another world," while Julia Ioffe of the New Republic wrote that he had "lost it." As […]
Stephen Colbert said Wednesday night that the people of Crimea have a real problem on their hands now that Russian President Vladimir Putin has "tightened his grip on the Crimean media." Colbert called out Putin for manipulating Crimean...Show More Summary
On the heels of President Obama's approval rating plummeting to 41% - a record low - it is perhaps ironic that the supposedly despotic (amid shrouded in Hitler-comparisons and homosexual hatred) Vladimir Putin has seen his approval rating...Show More Summary
Perhaps the only thing worse than the Cold War is Jimmy Fallon's terrible blonde combover. The Late Night host played Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday night, revealing a "never-before-seen" Kickstarter campaign to bringShow More Summary
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Paralympic leaders that Russia was not "an instigator" of the Crimea crisis and thanked them for keeping politics out of the Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
As the developments in the Russia - Ukraine standoff were unfolding at warp speed, there was one thing that remained constant -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's facial expression. There's a new anti-Russian government in Ukraine? Dead-eyed...Show More Summary