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Putin's shrinking Russia

May 11, 2006

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THE SPEECH Russian President Vladimir Putin gave Tuesday to both houses of his country's Parliament -- an annual event resembling an American president's State of the Union address -- recognized crucial challenges facing Russia. At the same time, Putin's passing over certain matters in silence, and his deliberate misrepresenting of others, ought to be read as defining characteristics of the ... (Full article: 428 words)

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