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Putin Running for Parliament

Easy retirement for the tsar of managed democracy:  ''I gratefully accept your proposal to head the United Russia list,'' Putin said at a congress of the party, which is expected to maintain its dominance of parliament in the Dec. 2 … Read More

By / October 1, 2007

Easy retirement for the tsar of managed democracy: 

''I gratefully accept your proposal to head the United Russia list,'' Putin said at a congress of the party, which is expected to maintain its dominance of parliament in the Dec. 2 election.

Putin called a proposal that he become prime minister ''entirely realistic'' but added that it was still ''too early to think about it.''

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