The article, "Vladimir Putin's Dark Rise to Power" by veteran war correspondent Scott Anderson, quotes a former KGB official on the record and at length implicating Russia's shadow leader in a string of Moscow apartment bombings that killed hundreds in 1999 and were officially blamed on Chechen terrorists. The wave of fear created by the attacks played a critical role in launching Putin to power.
Friday, September 4, 2009
Hey, Where're You Putin Those Bombs?
Creepy news about a publisher suppressing its own expose of Russian PM Vladimir Putin -- and, if it's true, creepy news about Putin: