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Russia: Putin assassination plot foiled

A plot to assassinate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been foiled, Russia's state-run Channel One TV reported Monday, less than a week before presidential elections that Putin is expected to win.


Tens of thousands in Moscow rally against Putin's rule

Putin Protest

Tens of thousands marched in Moscow on Saturday against the rule of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is seeking re-election.


Gorbachev urges Putin to step down after protests

Russian Elections

Mikhail Gorbachev, who resigned as Soviet president 20 years ago Sunday, has urged Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to follow his example and step down....


Billionaire to run for Russian presidency

Mikhail Prokhorov

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov said on Monday he would run for president against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin next March, weeks after falling out with the Kremlin over his abortive leadership of a small pro-business party.


Putin accuses Clinton of sparking post-election protests

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the United States of encouraging protests over Russia's parliamentary election and said hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign funds were used to influence the vote.


Putin to West: Stay away

The prime minister sternly warns the West not to interfere in Russia's elections.


Medvedev says Putin should be president, again

Medvedev says Putin should be president, again

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Saturday proposed Vladimir Putin as presidential candidate for 2012, almost certainly gua


Russia's Putin on retiring: 'Don't count on that'

As part of his annual town hall forum, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Thursday spoke for four hours and didn't rule out running for the presidency again in 2012.


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