The Daily Vertical: A Big (Expletive Deleted) Deal

April 6, 2016
President Vladimir Putin receives Viktor Zolotov, who is to head the new National Guard, in 2015. Photo: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti

The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page.

A transcript of today’s Daily Vertical can be found here.