An open letter to Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federationi> 5 June 2000 Just over a month after he was elected president of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin put his substantial presidential powers into action. He divided Russia into seven zones and appointed his own representatives as the overseers, above the governors. It was […]

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