The European Union’s foreign policy chief is heading to Ukraine after police raided the main opposition party headquarters and tore down barricades erected by protesters calling for President Viktor Yanukovych to quit.
Russia cast doubt that Ukraine may soon join its customs bloc, a plan that has sparked the ex- Soviet republic’s biggest protests in almost a decade and fueled calls for President Viktor Yanukovych to resign.
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin plans to change his public image after more than a decade as Russia’s top politician to stem discontent over Dec. 4 elections that may hurt his bid to return to the Kremlin.
The Cold War is back. Russia's moves to expel the U.S. Agency for International Development and effectively strip U.S.-funded Radio Liberty of its broadcast license are just the latest manifestations of a harsh reality: In today's Moscow, any connection with the U.S. practically guarantees bureaucratic problems.
Ziyavudin Magomedov became a billionaire with the help of state contracts during the ascent of former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, whose deputy was the businessman’s college friend. Now Medvedev is down, Vladimir Putin is up, and Magomedov’s fortunes are waning.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin should let President Dmitry Medvedev , his protégé, seek re-election in 2012 rather than return to the Kremlin and risk unrest like that in Tunisia this month, a Medvedev adviser said.
Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov plans to challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for the Russian presidency in March elections after the biggest anti-government demonstrations in a decade emboldened Russia’s opposition.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is clinging to his job as President Vladimir Putin grows increasingly frustrated with his protege’s inability to boost growth, three current and former Kremlin advisers said.