Russia Vladimir Putin

Putin Does Not Like Being Compared To Hitler

CP | Andrew Woodcock, Press Association, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

ST PETERSBURG, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the Prince of Wales's reported comparison of him with Adolf Hitler as "unaccept...

Putin Doesn't Get Why We're So Worked Up

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Vladimir Putin had tough talk for Canada on Saturday, saying he understands Canadian concerns about Arctic sovereignty but Ca...

Vladimir Putin Wins Election

Peter Worthington | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

From a Western point of view, no other candidate in the race would have been preferable to Putin. We know him, he knows us, and neither faction is likely to miscalculate with regards to the other. Putin seems the only leader on the horizon with the necessary resolve, know-how, and ruthlessness to make the country work.

Opposition to Vladimir Putin a Sign of Democracy

Peter Worthington | Posted 02.11.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

The fact that the top politician in Russia can be denounced in the streets with something resembling impunity, is reassuring and evidence of democracy. Russia is not the old Soviet Union where criticism was viewed as treason, and elections were won by 98 per cent of the vote going to the only candidate on the ballot.