WorldViews: Vladimir Putin


Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 04/18/2014

‘Novorossiya,’ the latest historical concept to worry about in Ukraine

Putin’s historical aside shouldn’t go unnoticed.

By Adam Taylor  |  12:22 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New Russia, Novorossiya, ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Putin told Edward Snowden that Russia doesn’t use mass surveillance on its citizens. Here’s a reality check.

Russian analysts casts doubt on Putin’s claims.

By Adam Taylor  |  11:52 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edward Snowden, Putin, Russia, Snowden, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Putin’s official income took a hit in 2013

But no, you’re probably not richer than him.

By Adam Taylor  |  02:02 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 04/04/2014

George W. Bush’s painting of Vladimir Putin is great. Here’s why.

It involves a story about a dog.

By Adam Taylor  |  12:49 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George W. Bush, Paintings, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014

White House and Kremlin seem to have different recollections of Obama-Putin call

Official statements paint contrasting pictures.

By Adam Taylor  |  06:13 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, Putin, Russia, U.S., Vladimir Putin

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014

A brief rundown of Vladimir Putin’s strange, rambling press conference

“They sit there across the pond as if in a lab running all kinds of experiments on the rats.“

By Adam Taylor  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Russia, ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 03/03/2014

The man behind the Magnitsky Act explains why now is the time to go after the Russian elite’s assets

Bill Browder says Putin could even be a target.

By Adam Taylor  |  07:07 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, Magnitsky Act, Putin, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Why a new Pussy Riot video is more surprising than you might think

Pussy Riot releases a new video that takes aim at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

By Adam Taylor  |  09:48 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pussy Riot, Russia, Sochi, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Video: Russian President Vladimir Putin tries out his English

In two and a half minute speech, the Russian president makes a case for Yekaterinburg to host the World Expo.

By Anup Kaphle  |  12:13 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Anti-Putin protesters, police scuffle at Moscow rally a day after election

The protests in Moscow’s Pushkin Square come a day after Vladi­mir Putin won the Russian presidency.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, protests

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Putin releases suggestive ads to sway young voters — with little success

But young voters are planning a anti-Putin flash mob, sang anti-Putin songs, and a ‘toy revolution.’

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, protests, Russia election

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Putin fake arrest video resonates with Russians

Thousands of Russians watched the video, months after protests against the prime minister filled the streets.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:00 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Mikhail Prokhorov, Russian election

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Mikhail Prokhorov vs. Vladi­mir Putin: Is the billionaire tycoon more likeable?

Who is the more likeable candidate?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:51 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, Mikhail Prokhorov, Vladimir Putin, presidential election

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Russian government tried to close opposition social media accounts

Popular social network VKontakte refused to deactivate accounts.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:41 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Russia, Vladimir Putin, protests, social media

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Putin faked his famous dive to discover antiquities

Footage of Vladi­mir Putin discovering two ancient ceramic jugs by accident in August was a set up.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:42 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Vladimir Putin, Russia