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How similar are Catherine the Great and President Putin?

Andrei Zorin on whether Catherine the Great’s imperial mind set lives on today
Professor Andrei Zorin on whether Catherine the Great’s imperial mind set lives on under the Russia of President Putin.

Photo: President Vladimir Putin (AFP/Getty Images)
Putin's long, lonely Kremlin walk to Russian inauguration
Russia's Vladimir Putin walks down long Kremlin corridors to get to his swearing-in ceremony.
Moscow protest: Putin critic Navalny arrested at Russia rally
Police seize the opposition leader at a rally against the Russian president's inauguration.

Is Putin still in full control in the Kremlin?

Is Putin still in full control in the Kremlin?
Gabriel Gatehouse takes a look into Russia's power structure and how much control President Putin really has over the factions that surround him.

(Image: President Putin, credit: EPA)
Vladimir Yakunin says world is on the border 'of real hot war'
Putin confidant and former president of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin says the world is standing "on the border of a real hot war".