Tag: Sport

Putin holds a dictator’s rally

by Sarah Hurst Vladimir Putin held a “For a strong Russia” rally at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium today, a venue which will also host the World Cup final in July. There were multiple reports of state employees being bribed and cajoled to attend, including a tweet by reporter Marc […]

Putin’s big day

by Sarah Hurst After attempting to create suspense by delaying his announcement, Vladimir Putin finally admitted today that he plans to participate in his own rigged presidential election on March 18. He did this at the GAZ automotive plant in Nizhny Novgorod, and was greeted by chants of […]