Anatoly Tokov

The Putin I Knew; the Putin I Know

13 days ago   |   NY Times

I met Vladimir Putin and trusted him in the early 1990s, when he was deputy mayor of St. Petersburg. Now that he's Russia's president, he's different. He's no friend of democracy.
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White House Memo: Why Did Soviets Invade Afghanistan? Documents Offer History Lesson for Trump

19 days ago   |   NY Times

President Trump claimed the Soviet Union went to war in 1979 to battle terrorists. But a newly published cable underscores Moscow's fear that Afghanistan would switch loyalties...
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'Russia is poor' remark causes heated row between father of Russian capitalism & FM spokeswoman

27 days ago   |   RT

Maria Zakharova attacked controversial veteran economist, Anatoly Chubais, over his claim that Russia is poor. She said the man, who oversaw the country's switch to capitalism...
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EU slaps sanctions on Syrians, Russians over attacks

27 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BRUSSELS - The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on four Russians blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain as well as a Syrian research centre and its staff as the...
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Anatoly Lukyanov, ex-Soviet parliament speaker, dies at 88

1 month ago   |   ABC News

Anatoly Lukyanov, the speaker of the Soviet parliament who joined a hard-line coup that precipitated the Soviet collapse, has died at 88
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