Putin, Medvedev Pledge Unified Path

‘Meet the new boss; same as the old boss’ (from The Who’s ‘We Won’t Get Fooled Again’): It’s our understanding that Putin will become ‘Prime Minister’ (a role traditionally subordinate to President, but we’re betting PM Putin will reign supreme!). We’ll know in July at the G8 meeting. We’re betting Putin goes. — PID

Mar 3, 2008 MOSCOW (AP) — Dmitry Medvedev, the man Vladimir Putin hand-picked to be his successor, scored a crushing victory in Russia’s presidential elections Sunday, a result that was long anticipated but that still raises questions about who will run this resurgent global power. Full Report