Topic: Olga Kryshtanovskaya
Former President Vladimir Putin, who announced yesterday that he will run again next year, is likely to win. But falling oil prices may create social discontent – and push him to make political reforms.
09/26/2011 02:40 pm
A bomb disguised as a pack of juice exploded Wednesday evening in the southern Russian city of Stavropol, killing at least 7 and wounding more than 40. Investigators have opened a case under terrorism laws.
05/27/2010 09:16 am
The Dagestan suicide bombings on Wednesday were the latest in a spate of attacks that has many in Russia looking to Vladimir Putin, whose reputation was built on tough talk and action against insurgents.
03/31/2010 02:05 pm
No longer president, he still commands center stage and a high level of trust
12/05/2008 12:00 am
But the 25 richest Russians listed by Forbes have lost a combined $230 billion – a possible opportunity for the Kremlin to bolster conservative business allies.
10/21/2008 01:00 am
In a controversial bid to gain support, the ruling United Russia party has bolstered its ranks with eight Olympic medalists, a popular singer, and a prima ballerina from the Bolshoi Ballet.
08/05/2008 01:00 am
JP Morgan Chase & Co. downgrades Russian stocks as government looks set to nationalize private steel and oil companies.
07/31/2008 01:00 am