By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin strongly criticized U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday, accusing her of encouraging and funding Russians protesting election fraud, and he warned of a wider Russian crackdown on dissent.
Jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was sentenced to six more years in prison Thursday following a trial seen as payback for his defiance of Vladimir Putin and as a test of the rule of law in Russia.
But Russia's election chief, Vladimir Churov, said the polls were the "most honest, open and transparent" in the world.
Russia's election chief, Vladimir Churov, is a loyal Kremlin figure who once said, "My first rule is that Putin is always right."