For the tabloids Vladimir Putin is a great source of entertainment. All those macho shots of him stripped to the waist or the glossy images of his palatial homes - nearly as priceless as the tweeting and posturing of Donald Trump. But Putin is a much more serious figure. That's why we need to talk about him.
The West's war against IS could be "over in six months" if the US and UK governments were to put "boots on the ground", the
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The stuttering of Russia's protest movement should be seen as a failure of leadership, not a reflection of Vladimir Putin's success.
Russia cannot rely on diplomatic and economic methods alone to resolve conflicts. Our country faces the task of sufficiently developing its military potential as part of a deterrence strategy. This is an indispensable condition for Russia to feel secure and for our partners to listen to our country's arguments. We have adopted and are implementing unprecedented programmes to develop our armed forces and modernise Russia's defence industry.
A YouTube video has been posted online that appears to show a supporter of Vladimir Putin's party, United Russia, being picked