Russia's Presidential Transition: Vladimir Putin Remains in Charge
Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Ariel Cohen
Keywords: Russia and Eurasia; putin; russia; US-Russian Relations
Coverage: Russia (Federation)
Amid Kremlin pomp and circumstance, Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev will be inaugurated the third president of Russia on May 7. His presidency, however, is likely to be very different than that of his two predecessors, Boris N. Yeltsin and Vladimir Putin.