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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Boris Yeltsin
President Vladimir Putin has turned a once-moribund Russian military into a lean, quick-strike force that can invade Chechnya, Georgia and now Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
You will perhaps forgive me if I have found all this bellyaching about retired Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates' so-called indiscretion, indignation and candor a bit hard to take.
After a journey of joy across nine time zones and into space, the Olympic torch relay is approaching something the Winter Games' organizers and Russia's leaders didn't plan for and certainly didn't want: A city in mourning.
Are we forgetting all the good this shadowy agency has accomplished? Snowden's revelations can't diminish its national security contributions
In 1982, President Reagan noted the importance of arms-control treaty compliance stating, "Simply collecting agreements will not bring peace. Agreements genuinely reinforce peace only when they are kept. Otherwise, we are building a paper castle that will be blown away by the winds of war."
A Russian shock rocker running for mayor of a sizable Moscow suburb sums up the nation's anti-Putin movement with four words: "They are utterly uninteresting."
In June 2000, President George W. Bush and his Soviet counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met for the first time in "neutral" Slovenia. Mr. Bush was mesmerized, telling members of his party, "I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straightforward and trustworthy."
Rising discontent over corruption and a lack of real political reform ahead of Sunday's presidential election could force Vladimir Putin into a runoff as he seeks to secure a third term in the Kremlin.
Rising discontent over corruption and a lack of real political reform ahead of Sunday's presidential election could force Vladimir Putin into a run-off as he seeks to secure a third term in the Kremlin.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday sought to defend his controversial plan to seek a third term as president, saying Russia needs stability and is only a few steps from a return to the collapse of the 1990s.
First came Mikhail Gorbachev, who moved a monolithic Soviet Union toward reform. Then in August 1991, an ill-conceived coup attempt by clumsy and occasionally drunken men opened a crack that could not be closed.
Putin killed democracy, opposition leader says
President Bush will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin July 1-2 at Kennebunkport, Maine. This may be the last opportunity to improve U.S.-Russian relations before the two leaders leave office in 2008-2009.
MOSCOW — Six months before election season begins in Russia, the Kremlin is all but assured of resounding success in a climate that raises questions abroad about the country's democratic credentials but worries few ordinary Russians.
Russia, he said, was uncertain of itself after the fall of the Iron Curtain.
Yeltsin wrote that he pondered whether and how to exploit this intelligence.