Vladimir Putin's motorcade can shut down Moscow's already jammed streets for hours, much to the chagrin of commuters. So he plans to do more work at the presidential residence.
Vladimir Putin, once again in the Kremlin's top post, faces a far more divided Russia than he did during his first stint, and he's taking a more authoritarian line to match.
Russia's communications minister tweeted that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to abandon plans to lure away Russian programmers and instead open a research center in Moscow. Zuckerberg was visiting Russia on a world tour of programming contests to identify new talent.
Russia's Dmitri Medvedev called for the release of three Pussy Riot members sentenced to two years in prison. Is he trying to distance himself from the decreasingly popular president?