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Thanks, Putin, But No Thanks: Few Are Grateful for Russia’s Pre-Olympic Amnesty – TIME

TIMERussian President Vladimir Putin grabbed international headlines last week with a pre-Christmas amnesty that included the release of a number of prominent dissidents. Those freed aren’t exactly glowing with praise for Putin, though. By Simon Shuster …Putin reveals news of pardon on his way out of yearly marathon press conferenceIrish TimesConfident Putin frees foes ahead […]