Reblogged from thepoliblog:
Official portrait of Vladimir Putin (2006). This file comes from the website of the President of the Russian Federation and is copyrighted.
History will deem Putin to have sabotaged and delayed Russia’s development into an open, equitable society that can achieve its full potential.
Putin will be called
- Yeltsin’s biggest blunder
- Defender of Kleptocracy
- Defender of dictatorial regimes that oppress and stifle their own people…
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