World Mar 26, 2013

Berezovsky was 'down' but wouldn't bow to Putin: allies

Associates of exiled Russian oligarch and Kremlin critic Boris Berezovsky, who was found dead Saturday, questioned claims that he had begged President Vladimir Putin for forgiveness, but said he had been depressed and suicidal. Berezovsky, who helped Putin rise to power but then fled Russia ...

As Medvedev is savaged, Putin silent

World / Politics Feb 25, 2013

As Medvedev is savaged, Putin silent

A campaign of insinuation and insult has targeted Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, and in a country where all power flows from the top downward, his boss, President Vladimir Putin, has done nothing all winter to stop it. Medvedev's failings get an airing in the press, ...