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Lev Podelko

Born in Moscow now reside in Stamford, CT. I am very interested in Russian politics and also follow politics here.

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Latest posts by Lev Podelko

4 January 2013

Vladimir Pozner & Russia's Own Political Correctness

RuNet Echo

Late last month, Vladimir Pozner—one of Russia's best known journalists—spoke out on his television show against the “Dima Yakovlev” law. He criticized the need for such legislation, condemning it as...

19 November 2012

A Dying Putin Shakes Up Russia's Defense Ministry to Promote An Heir?

RuNet Echo

Earlier this month, as Americans prepared to re-elect President Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin fired his long-time ally Anatoly Serdyukov, the man who's served as Russia's Defense Minister since 2007. Russian...