Photo Gallery: Russia's Imperial President
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Photo Gallery: Russia's Imperial President

Maintaining Russian Power How Putin Outfoxed the West

In one of his many foreign-policy successes this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin has used power politics and blackmail to bring Ukraine back into Russia's sphere of influence. But what is the Kremlin leader's secret to success?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan