Topic: Sergey Mironov
The Russian election has been engineered for a Vladimir Putin victory. His true challenge will come afterward, when he has to rule a country increasingly dissatisfied with his rule.
Russia's electoral commission has disqualified veteran liberal politician Grigory Yavlinsky from running against Vladimir Putin, showing that Putin's 'managed democracy' is still at work.
Prime Minister Putin electrified observers this week by saying that neither he nor President Dmitry Medvedev had ruled out being candidates for president in 2012.
04/20/2011 02:30 pm
An attack in Ingushetia today, the fifth to shake Russia in a week, underscores the threat posed by an Islamist insurgent network that has emerged from the ashes of Chechnya's nationalist rebellion.
04/05/2010 04:18 pm
Russians are surprised, but largely welcoming of Obama's prize.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Medvedev launches a new blog just as the Kremlin cracks down on Internet free speech in Russia.
04/24/2009 01:00 am