Is Putin trying to save Russia or himself?

Oksana Chelysheva: Political repression in Russia is getting worse Story Transcript An insider’s view on Putin’s politics Paul Jay talks to Oksana Chelysheva PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: Vast oil and gas reserves and an almost Soviet-style control of the media have helped make Vladimir Putin Russia’s most popular leader. Putin says he’s guiding dramatic economic […]