Putin to Run for President of Russia

Monday, September 26, 2011

In Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has announced that he'll run again for president next year. Over the weekend at a party convention in Moscow, current Russian President Dmitri Medvedev said he would step aside for Putin. Presidential elections are scheduled for March. Edward Lucas for The Economist and author of "The New Cold War: Putin’s Russia and the Threat to the West" joins us to talk about the developments.

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