Eastern Promises and Western Interpretations

Putin’s victory in Russia’s recent presidential elections hardly came as a surprise. Yet, it has not only sparked a number of protests within Russia but it has also given rise of a whole new set of debates within international media.

Please find a selection of reports and comments on the Russian election results below:

http://www.economist.com/blogs/easternapproaches/2012/03/after-election

http://www.economist.com/blogs/easternapproaches/2012/03/russias-presidential-election

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/05/russian-elections-vlad-russian-people

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/mar/06/putin-election-victory-headache-west

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/world/europe/observers-detail-flaws-in-russian-election.html

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/fab372ca-6625-11e1-979e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1oV8JdxuL

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/dbea2c9a-66ba-11e1-9d4e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1oV8JdxuL

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