Putin, Russia’s president for the next 12 years?

  • 2011-10-12
On Sept. 22-23, the Warsaw-based Bronislaw Geremek Foundation organized its conference “Russia and the European Union: What unites us, what divides us?” in the palace situated in Warsaw’s Lazienki Park. The celebrities of the Polish and Russian elite took part. Two liberal analysts from Russia, chatting while drinking glasses of wine, predicted that Dmitry Medvedev will be the next president of Russia. Their logic was the following: it would be better for the ruling clan of Vladimir Putin to be represented by Medvedev on the international stage because Medvedev has a be...
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