Moscow theater hostage crisis


Putin says he’s not interested in imposing his will on anyone — but a jailed businessman would beg to differ

Global Politics

A Russian-American journalist says Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is “ruining” the country. She says the case of imprisoned businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky is an example of how Putin quashes political dissent.

Russian Prime Minister Putin rides with motorcycle enthusiasts during his visit to a bike festival in the southern Russian city of Novorossiisk. (Photo: Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/Pool/ Reuters)

Vladimir Putin is Hog Wild for the Night Wolves

Conflict & Justice

For Obama & Putin, G-20 Summit Brings a Big Chill

Putin writes to American people in New York Times op-ed

The Global Reaction to Putin’s NY Times Op-Ed is Different Than You Might Think

Global Politics

Ketchum if You Can: The Real Story Behind Putin’s New York Times Op-Ed is PR Gold

Global Politics

The PR-firm Ketchum, was involved in placing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the Times. Ketchum counts the Russian government as one of its clients. It scored a victory and struck PR gold by landing the piece in America’s paper of record.

The World

What Russians Make of President Putin’s Syria Op-Ed

Global Politics

Lawmakers in Washington have responded negatively to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s op-ed in the New York Times about the Syria crisis. But as for Russian citizens? Well, that’s a different story.

It’s Time to Take Vladimir Putin’s Diplomatic Skills Seriously

Global Politics

Marco Werman speaks with Svetlana Savranskaya of the National Security Archive at George Washington University about how the West should look beyond Putin’s KGB background and treat his proposal seriously.

Obama & Putin Far Apart on Question of Military Force in Syria

Global Politics

The Obama administration’s call for intervention in Syria is expected to overshadow the gathering of the G-20 in St. Petersburg. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are bitterly divided over Syria. Host Marco Werman talks with The World’s Matthew Bell.

AP: Putin Issues Warning Over U.S. Action in Syria

Senate Foreign Relations Committee members may have agreed to a draft resolution on U.S. military action against Syria, but over in Russia, President Vladimir Putin isn’t convinced. In a rare interview with the Associated Press and Russia’s state Channel 1 television, Putin said the recent images and videos that have surfaced of chemical weapon usage in […]