Russian President Dmitry Medvedev appeared yesterday with the Patriarch of Moscow, and guess who had the cooler hat?
Posts tagged: Vladimir Putin
Two terms here and two terms there and pretty soon you’re talking real power.
Vladimir Putin probably knew about plans to murder dissident journalist Alexander Litvinenko in 2006, according to American diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks. Litvinenko, you may recall, was poisoned with Polonium-210 in 2006 in London. He accused Putin of his murder before he died.Litvinenko’s assassin now enjoys the “personal protection of Putin,” say the cables, which also call Russia a “virtual mafia state.”