Missing for 5 days, the body of American student was found 1.5 km from his hotel in the mountainous terrain of Buryatia, Russia.
Tag: Viktor Zolotov
When opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the charismatic former deputy prime minister and exposer of Kremlin corruption in the Olympic Games, was assassinated last year, President Vladimir Putin was widely misreported as taking “personal control” of the investigation. In fact, as his spokesman Dmitry Peskov later explained, Putin had assigned the heads of Russia’s three top […]
Staunton, May 20 – Vladimir Putin’s recent cadres shifts at the top of the force structures of the Russian Federation not only highlights an increase in their influence in Russian political life but also about “heightened competition among them,” according to Tatyana Stanovaya, the head of the analytic department of the Moscow Center for Political […]
The chief of President Vladimir Putin’s security service will transfer in the coming days to a high post in the Interior Ministry. According to Izvestiya’s sources in the Kremlin, the head of state has already signed a decree appointing 59-year old Viktor Zolotov to the post of deputy commander-in-chief of the Interior Ministry’s internal troops. […]
Apparently the most beneficial credit to have on one’s resume in Russia today is a Judo background. A common attribute among many of Russia’s most powerful men, from business oligarchs to the leaders of the security apparatus, is a common affinity for Putin’s sport of choice. Currently there is much speculation regarding who will become […]