Putin seeks to map Russia's future with election

Vlad is nearing the end of his second term (and by Russian law, he cannot serve a third term). So what will his role be? If he’s listed as leader of the party that wins, you can bet he’ll still be top dog. We bet GWB wishes he could pull off such a coup. — PID

November 19 MOSCOW (Reuters) – The party set to win a big majority in Russia’s parliamentary election next month has boiled down its central idea to two words: Vladimir Putin. Full Report