15 Years in Power - 10 Blunders by Putin
I’m not sure “blunder” is the best word for the decisions Putin has made while in control of Russia, but that’s the term The Star newspaper of Malaysia chose for this report.
PETALING JAYA: In his 15 years at the helm of a new, capitalist Russia, President Vladimir Putin is no stranger to autocratic, if not oppressive and brutal moves to consolidate his grip on power and spread Russia’s influence.
These are just ten blunders Putin has made since taking the reins from Boris Yeltsin in 1999:
#10 is shooting down MH17 over Ukraine. While Russia’s ambassador to Malaysia says the pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine could not possibly have shot down the Malaysian Airlines jet, it seems Malaysians are not biting at that line at all.