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Vladimir Putin

Trump’s provocations and bullying grab the headlines. But there are also structural factors causing transatlantic tension.

Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin seem ready to let bygones be bygones.

It’s long been clear who will win Russia’s presidential election. But the campaign is laying bare the flaws within the system Vladimir Putin has …

Russian foreign policy may seem to follow a clear strategy to restore the country’s position as a global superpower. In reality, it is merely …

The Russian government is using “reconciliation” to avoid real discussion of the past.

The West should be careful not to make Vladimir Putin’s Russia stronger than it is.

Russia’s president is more a product of the Russian political landscape than its architect.

President-elect Trump’s relationship with Putin is likely to run into obstacles.

It might seem like Russians stand firmly behind their president. Not so, says opposition leader Ilya Yashin. But the opposition has trouble making itself heard.

Political journalism’s love affair with a newly minted word must end now.

What the Panama Papers have revealed about the Russian President’s rule.

Moscow’s warnings of a “new Cold War” are out of sync with today’s realities.

The hard line on Vladimir Putin is weakening, in Germany and elsewhere.

With Nord Stream 2 Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is nearing his goal of cutting Ukraine out of the gas supply picture.

Russia’s actions in Syria make a bad situation worse.

There are growing signs that an armistice is taking hold in eastern Ukraine. It would be no victory for Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s undeclared hybrid war, though.