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Putin on a show: New photos of Russian President all about muscles, meat...and tea for two

Sometimes a country’s most powerful leaders just want to hang out, flex their muscles, grill up some meat and have a nice cup of tea together. 179 more words


The Kremlin Kids love the West

The rulers in Moscow demonize the West because of moral decay and loss of culture. But exactly where they let their sons and daughters to train and live. 823 more words


Kremlin Whistle-Blower: 'Putin Has No Option But To Stay In Power'

A lot of time has passed since Sergei Kolesnikov last saw Vladimir Putin face to face — six years, to be exact. But even then, he says, Russia’s most powerful man was showing signs of fatigue. 741 more words


Explicit Photos of Female Russian Officials Create Outrage—and Ratings

Some years ago, Helena Mironenko, 34, back then a middle-level government official, put a series of photos of herself online that caused uproar in her home city of Krasnoyarsk, the capital of a region three times bigger than France. 750 more words

Changing Global Dynamics: Eurasia

“Khrushchev wanted to present Ukraine with a gift on a golden dish, so that the whole republic knew how generous he was and how he cared about Ukraine’s prosperity.”

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Russia getting on with World Cup job as FIFA fights scandal

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As he shared the stage with FIFA’s departing president Sepp Blatter, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s message was simple. FIFA may be in chaos, but Russia is getting on with the job. 798 more words


Russia's Medvedev: Ukraine Could Face Yugoslavia-Style Break Up

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that Ukraine could disappear from the map of Europe as Yugoslavia did, if Kiev does not “show some flexibility” and grant more autonomy to the territories in the east held by pro-Russian separatists. 354 more words