Public dissent on the rise in Russia as economy declines
A Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that as the Russian economy sags, the public is warming up to anti-government protesters and Russian leaders will have a more difficult time marginalizing dissenting voices.
Posted: March 10, 2009 12:43
Perspectives / Video
It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent appearance on radio and television for a Q&A centered on the faltering Russian economy.
Posted: December 5, 2008 12:48
Putin goes by many terms and titles
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Vladimir Putin's several titles -- from president to prime minister -- are window-dressings to his sprawling power.
Posted: November 20, 2008 16:08