Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Zhirinovsky suggests to replace Lavrov

The leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, suggested to replace the current Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. ‘’The international problems remain, and we think we need a tougher line. …

Zhirinovsky: Russia should revive KGB

Russia must revive the Committee for State Security (KGB), which operated in the USSR from 1954 till 1991. This proposal was made today by the chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR), Vladimir Zhirinovsky, commenting on a …

Russia marks Day of People's Unity

Russia is marking the Day of People's Unity today, dedicated to the liberation of Moscow from foreign intervention in 1612, when Kuzma Minin and Dmitry Pozharsky formed consolidated militia and saved the country from destruction. …

Putin named man of the year again

According to a survey conducted by "Levada Center", Vladimir Putin has been named "Man of the Year" in Russia for the seventh time. The poll was on held December 19-22, its participants were 1,600 people in 134 settlements of 46 regions of the country.

85% of Russians trust Putin

According to social polls carried out by Levada Center in the second half of December, 85% of Russians trust President Vladimir Putin, while 63% are satisfied with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's work. The top 5 favourite politicians in Russia are Vladimir Putin, Sergey Shoygu, Sergey Lavrov, Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Zhirinovsky. Most Russians want Putin re-elected as the president after 2018.

Roundup of 2014 for Azerbaijan

Escalations in Nagorno-Karabakh, tensions with West, partnership with Russia, the struggle for the European gas market, prevention of religious extremism, attempts to revamp relations with Tehran