Topic: Vladimir Zhirinovsky
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
In weekend voting for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics mascot, Russians chose a wide-eyed, snowboard-toting leopard. But many claim the vote was rigged to ensure Prime Minister Putin's favored mascot would win.
03/01/2011 04:18 pm
The same day it hosted the finals of the 42-nation singing contest, police quashed a gay rights parade.
05/17/2009 01:00 am
Polls indicate more than two-thirds of voters plan to vote for Vladimir Putin's longtime aide, despite little campaigning.
02/29/2008 12:00 am
Frustration is deep over Western support for independence that Russia sees as destabilizing and against international law.
02/20/2008 12:00 am
The Russian president hinted for the first time, however, that the balance of power shift in his favor if he becomes prime minister.
02/15/2008 12:00 am
The race to replace Vladimir Putin officially starts Saturday, but Mr. Putin's handpicked successor has declined to campaign or publicly debate his opponents.
02/01/2008 12:00 am
President Putin's chosen successor, he kicked off his campaign Tuesday with a Kremlin-sponsored speech.
01/23/2008 12:00 am