What is Putin?

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Late-2000s Recession In Europe - Rest of Europe - Russia
... a steady pace, which most experts attributed to Putin's policies, a sharp rouble devaluation of 1998, Boris Yeltsin-era structural reforms, rising oil price and cheap credit from western ... After Vladimir Putin's first term as president (during most of which Mikhail Kasyanov held prime-ministership), some analysts described Russia's short-term economic growth as impressive ... by the global economic crisis, the stock market crash having been precipitated by Vladimir Putin's verbal attack on Mechel in July that year and Russian ...
Slovenia Summit 2001
... Bush and the Russian President Vladimir Putin ... Before Bush and Putin met privately, each met with Prime Minister Janez Drnovšek and President Milan Kučan ... The Slovenes' talks with Putin focused on the situation in South Eastern Europe, particularly in Macedonia ...
Sergey Yastrzhembsky
... Worked as President Vladimir Putin’s chief spokesperson on the conflict in Chechnya for 14 months before winning promotion in March 2001 to head the Kremlin’s ... In 2004, Putin made him presidential special envoy to the EU in Brussels, where he earned a reputation for maladroit statements ... said would become defunct when he left the post after Putin stepped down ...
Masha Gessen - Career
... Her 2012 book The Man Without a Face The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin is a political biography of Vladimir Putin, whom she describes as a dictator ... to cover a Russian Geographic Society event featuring President Putin, claiming that it had become a mouthpiece of Putin's government ... was announced and a few days after Gessen met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, more than 40 members of Radio Liberty's staff were fired ...
Masha Gessen - Her Articles
... "Vladimir Putin The Grey Cardinal of Russia", Vanity Fair, October 2008 ... "The Wrath of Putin" re Russian prime minister's relationship with Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Vanity Fair, April 2012 ... meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, The New York Times, September 2012 ...