Alleged Putin Assassination Attempt Aired Week Before Elections

Analysis: The assassination attempt against Vladimir Putin is being touted by his supporters as proof of his indispensability. Amiel Ungar, 2/28/2012, 5:26 AM

After Disintegrating During The 1990s The Russian Army Is Back

Vladimir Putin has claimed credit for restoring the Russian Army after years of neglect.Amiel Ungar, 2/22/2012, 5:39 AM

Putin Wants To Win Presidency On The First Ballot

The Putin camp has made up its mind. A second ballot will feed the protests and therefore things should be wrapped up on the first ballot.Amiel Ungar, 2/15/2012, 11:24 PM

Putin Claims He Cleared Up Soviet and Post Soviet Mess

Defending his economic record, Vladimir Putin claimed that the first years were needed to create the infrastructure for economic takeoffץAmiel Ungar, 1/31/2012, 12:16 AM

Putin Offers Poly-Ethnic State As Alternative To Nation State

As Russian nationalists have increasingly joined the opposition, Putin has set out a position that is eerily reminiscent of the USSR.Amiel Ungar, 1/25/2012, 5:14 PM

Medvedev May Be Shunted Aside but Still Backs Putin

Dimitry Medvedev appeared to be opening some liberal space between himself and Putin, but urged a Putin victory and rejected US criticism.Amiel Ungar, 12/19/2011, 7:00 AM

Clinton Admits Meddling in Moscow

Hillary Clinton admitted the US had openly backed protests in Russia; remained silent about US funds influencing the vote.Gabe Kahn., 12/8/2011, 5:37 PM

Putin: Hillary Clinton's to Blame for Voter Protests in Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of stirring the pot in Moscow over this week's parliamentary vote.Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 12:25 PM

Demonstrators in Moscow Protest Vote Fraud Troops Reinforced

Moscow residents are protesting the illegalities of the vote.Aryeh ben Hayim, 12/6/2011, 6:06 PM

Putin's United Russia Loses Electoral Support; Calls it Mandate

Even the usual vote rigging won't expunge the shock of the exit polls for United RussiaAmiel Ungar, 12/5/2011, 2:24 PM

United Russia, Putin and Medvedev Decline in Popularity

Lucky for the Russian establishment that it controls the electoral process, including the count. It could have been in for trouble.Amiel Ungar, 11/12/2011, 9:53 PM

Although He Is Sure to Win, Putin Fights Charge of Stagnation

Despite a predetermined outcome in his favor, Vladimir Putin is running hard to preserve his legitimacy.Amiel Ungar, 10/31/2011, 5:33 AM

And They're Off Duma Campaign Officially Begins

Russian Duma elections began today but with a 7% electoral threshold few parties will get in. Aryeh ben Hayim, 8/30/2011, 6:23 PM