Delo Examines Reasons Behind Putin's Popularity

Ljubljana, 16 March - We know Vladimir Putin even better now that he has been reelected as Russian president, and we cannot but acknowledge some of his qualities. Yet we should also lend an ear to critics who say he completely controls the media, carries the blame for the situation in Chechnya and is responsible for pressure on political opponents, Delo writes on Tuesday, wondering how come he is still so popular in Russia.

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