After hearing criticism of the US and its foreign policy from his Russian counterpart for months, President Bush praised President Vladimir Putin for his truthfulness and frankness - a move that drew criticism from some Russia experts.
Popularity: 31% [?] July 3, 2007
Will Putin run for a third term?
No he just gave himself a new title and still controls Russia. He is a modern day czar.
President Vladimir Putin, who is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term next year, left the door open for a return to the Kremlin in 2012, a Russian daily Kommersant reported Saturday.
Popularity: 17% [?] June 11, 2007
Vladimir Putin strongly rejected speculation that he would try to seek a third term, but did not mention who he sees as his preferred successor, The Associated Press reported Thursday.
Popularity: 12% [?] April 27, 2007
Two-thirds of Russians approve of proposals by Federation Council speaker Sergei Mironov to increase the term of presidential office to 5-7 years and to allow a president to serve for three consecutive terms.
Popularity: 14% [?] April 17, 2007
President Vladimir Putinâ€™s further tenure, the Comet Smith news agency reported Tuesday.
Popularity: 5% [?]
The talk that President Vladimir Putin will run for the third term should not be taken seriously, says chairman of the Central Elections Commission Vladimir Churov who came into office last week.
Popularity: 5% [?] April 10, 2007
Vladimir Putin ordered a special Kremlin inquiry into the three tragedies to hit Russia since the weekend, Reuters news agency reported.
Popularity: 13% [?] March 21, 2007
Russian biggest carrier Aeroflot will acquire 22 Airbus A350 jets, said Aeroflot general director Valery Okulov. The deal (about $4 billion) is the largest purchase in Russian aviation history, according to news agencies.
Popularity: 18% [?] March 17, 2007
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Vladimir Putin said Johnson & Johnson and Novartis AG are making too much money on the stateâ€™s $1.3 bln subsidized-medicine program.
Popularity: 20% [?] February 28, 2007
A Russian ultra-right movement has launched a campaign to propose Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko as a candidate for Russiaâ€™s 2008 presidential election, the Radio Free Europe reported on Wednesday.
Popularity: 9% [?]