05.03.2012 [Moneycontrol.com] - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's presidential election was clearly skewed in favour of Prime Minister VladimirPutin, international vote monitors said in a report on Monday. "There was no real competition and abuse of government resources ensured that the
05.03.2012 [20minutos.es] - VladimirPutin ha ganado las elecciones presidenciales de Rusia en primera vuelta celebradas este domingo, según la Comisión Electoral Central (CEC), tras obtener el 63,81% de los votos con el 99% escrutado. Tras conocerse los primeros datos, Putin
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician who has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin was also previously the Chairman of United Russia.
03.03.2012 [msnbc.com] - On the eve of Russia's presidential elections, Prime Minister VladimirPutin is confident he'll be returned to a third term as president, but the growing middle class protest movement is determined to make his political life miserable.
05.03.2012 [Atlanta Journal Constitution] - By BEN HUBBARD AP DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's state newspapers have lauded the return of VladimirPutin to the presidency of Russia, one of the few countries to stand by the Damascus regime despite international condemnation. A family leaves their house
05.03.2012 [San Jose Mercury News] - VladimirPutin scored a decisive victory in Russia's presidential election Sunday to return to the Kremlin and extend his hold on power for six more years. MOSCOW—The head of the major international election observer mission in Russia says there were
05.03.2012 [Seattle Post Intelligencer] - Russian Prime Minister VladimirPutin, who claimed victory in Russia's presidential election, tears up as he reacts at a massive rally of his supporters at Manezh square outside Kremlin, in Moscow, Sunday, March 4, 2012. VladimirPutin has claimed
05.03.2012 [Independent Online] - By Reuters VladimirPutin's emphatic win in Sunday's presidential election has come at the cost of hundreds of billions of dollars in spending promises that could sow the seeds of an economic crisis in Russia before his six-year term is out.
"Was für eine Wahl haben wir? Zwischen Wurst und Leben. Wir wählen das Leben!" - Putin in einem Interview zum Kaukasus-Konflikt. Die Wurst bezeichnet gute wirtschaftliche Beziehungen zu Europa und den USA. www.tagesschau.de, 29.August 2008
Russia does not have in its possession any trustworthy data that supports the existence of nuclear weapons or any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and we have not received any such information from our partners as yet. - News conference with then British Prime Minister Tony Blair, October 2002
05.03.2012 [Yahoo! Contributors Network] - With 200000 webcams watching every vote, VladimirPutin rolls to a third term. Aerial view of the disaster left by the tornado in Indiana. SOCK MONKEY 49 • 19 days ago Have the "Truff Teams" cleared this video? Salazaar • 27 days ago Posted on Tue Feb
28.02.2012 [AFP] - MOSCÚ — Ex agente del KGB y hombre fuerte de Rusia desde 1999, VladimirPutin, actual primer ministro, presidente entre 2000 y 2008 y nuevamente candidato a la presidencia, cambió muchas cosas en Rusia en los últimos 12 años.
28.02.2012 [AFP] - MOSCÚ — La posible elección para la presidencia del ex mandatario y actual primer ministro ruso, VladimirPutin, podría propiciar la liberalización del sistema político, pero también podría llevar al poder a acentuar su política represiva
04.03.2012 [Boston Globe] - By Vladimir Isachenkov | AP VladimirPutin addressed supporters, while President Dmitry Medvedev stood nearby, at a rally in Manezhnaya Square near the Kremlin after Putin claimed victory in today's presidential election. MOSCOW (AP) — VladimirPutin
05.03.2012 [Telegraf.by] - As Telegraf previously reported, CEC head Vladimir Churov announced that acting Prime Minister VladimirPutin had carried the election in the first round. As of 09:00, Moscow time (10:00 in Minsk) March 5, after processing 99% of the protocols
01.03.2012 [Korea Times] - By Mikhail Kasyanov MOSCOW ― Few people, least of all VladimirPutin, who plans to return to Russia's presidency on March 4, could have imagined last December that Russians would, for the first time in 20 years, wake up and rally in their tens of
05.03.2012 [The Daily Star] - BEIJING: China's President Hu Jintao on Monday congratulated VladimirPutin on his victory in the Russian presidential elections, the foreign ministry said. Putin won back the Russian presidency, which he held from 2000-2008 before his four-year stint
05.03.2012 [Horseed Media] - Raysalwasaaraha dalka Ruushka VladimirPutin ayaa sida la sugaayey ku guuleystey doorashadii dalka Ruushaka ee dhacdey maalintii shalay. Iyada oo la tiriyey inta badan codadkii la dhiibtey ayey sheegeen guddiga doorashadu in Putin wareegii kowaad ku
04.03.2012 [Malaysia Star] - VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - VladimirPutin is almost certain to win a third presidential term in an election that began on Sunday in Russia's far east, though opponents have challenged the legitimacy of a vote they say is skewed in his favor.
05.03.2012 [The Africa Global Village] - Both personally and on behalf of my party, the Rwanda People's Party, I would like to express my most sincere congratulations upon your re-election for another 6-year terms as President of Russia. At this time I wish to call upon all opposition parties
05.03.2012 [Radio Netherlands] - Today's papers look to Russia and its new president VladimirPutin. At home all eyes are on the prime minister's official residence where the government and its allies are holding make-or-break talks on yet more cuts. Meanwhile, a restaurant opens the
04.03.2012 [Agenzia Giornalistica Italia] - Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Guennadi Ziuganov and Mikhail Prokhorov have cast their vote, but VladimirPutin has not voted yet. The candidate of the Russian Liberal-Democratic Party, Zhirinovsky, argued that the members sitting in the polling station could
05.03.2012 [The Columbian] - “I supported (Mikhail) Prokhorov but I am absolutely OK with our current prime minister (VladimirPutin),” said Dmitry Luk, 28, who lives in Beaverton, Ore. He came to the US five years ago for an electrical engineering job with Intel.
05.03.2012 [SGGP] - Russia's March 4 presidential election , which was won by VladimirPutin, was transparent and conducted fully in accordance with Russian law according to an observer mission from the CIS states. An interim statement from the mission was given at a
05.03.2012 [Cadena 3] - VladimirPutin se coronó ganador de las elecciones presidenciales de Rusia y festejó ante decenas de miles de partidarios, pero observadores internacionales y opositores denunciaron un amplio fraude y ya se convocaron protestas en Moscú.
26.02.2012 [Perú21] - Miles de rusos unieron sus manos para formar hoy una cadena humana alrededor del centro de Moscú, en una protesta contra la posible victoria de VladimirPutin en las elecciones rusas de la próxima semana y que supondría su regreso al Kremlin.
04.03.2012 [La Jornada en linea] - VladimirPutin va a ganar, va a volver a la Presidencia de la República. Y sus seguidores van a celebrar mítines este domingo y mañana: tirar cohetes y recoger varas al mismo tiempo. Porque los opositores del movimiento Por unas Elecciones Limpias