Putin, and that would be Vladimir with a “V,” Russian fuehrer, leader, czar, prime minister, president, Sochi host, the great and powerful whatever (and, really, does the title matter?) granted several people amnesty this week. Make no mistake, Putin’s in charge. The number for the man who runs the show in the Russian Federation just […]
Three Cheers for Putin!
Former 16-year KGB officer, former Prime Minister, and now currently president of Russia, Vladimir Putin – in what the world is exclaiming to be a great advance for Russia – has announced that he will be on a pardoning spree, freeing many incarcerated in the Russian prison system. Over the past few months there have […]
Vladimir Putin has announced that he will pardon a man many believe to be his arch enemy in Russia, the former oligarch and oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky. In Russia the term oligarch is commonly used to describe someone who amassed great wealth as a business magnate after the fall of the Soviet Union in the […]