Tag: Kremlin

4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine

EEV: Time magazine has never been wrong before, or has it? As Russia’s Ukraine power play reaches boiling point in Crimea, there are clear signs a Russian invasion may be a disaster for its architect, President Vladimir Putin By Simon Shuster / Simferopol @shustryMarch 03, 2014 –Mikhail Klimentyev […]

Putin’s Biggest Critic Convicted

By Benjamin Bidder in Moscow Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption blogger and one of the leaders of the Russian opposition, was sentenced to five years in prison after a trial that has troubled observers. Alexei Navalny was no longer expecting an acquittal. When the opposition leader entered the courthouse […]

Bloggers expose lavish lifestyles of Putin loyalists

16 Mar  2013 MOSCOW (AFP) Bloggers who oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin are targeting top lawmakers loyal to the Kremlin with scandalous revelations about their luxury apartments and jet-setting lifestyles which run counter to their patriotic rhetoric. Recent exposes have focused on the most outspoken lawmakers from the ruling […]