Exactly how the three were planning to hit putin, one of the most closely guarded leaders in the world, is unclear.
But on Tuesday putin asked the council to repeal the authority it had given him and on Wednesday it did just that.
putin is placing innocent children in the political crossfire, and the Russian government collectively shrugs.
Then check history from Sumerians and Akkadians to Ukrainians and putin.
The moment people realize we have a way out of this impasse, the putin regime will crumble overnight.
But neither Magnitsky nor Browder himself imagined the extent of the corruption in the putin regime.
putin, however, changed the rules of the game in one important respect.
From Snowden to Syria, Russian President putin does whatever he likes and the West plays to his tune.
“They think putin is the only evil in Russia and dream about getting rid of him,” he said, tightening his grip on the wheel.
"putin's policy is short-sighted," said Gennady Gudkov, the deputy of the Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament.
late Old English *putian, implied in putung "instigation, an urging," literally "a putting;" related to pytan "put out, thrust out" (of eyes), probably from a Germanic stem that also produced Danish putte "to put," Swedish dialectal putta; Middle Dutch pote "scion, plant," Dutch poten "to plant," Old Norse pota "to poke."
Meaning "act of casting a heavy stone overhead" (as a trial of strength) is attested from c.1300. Obsolete past tense form putted is attested 14c.-15c. To put down "end by force or authority" (a rebellion, etc.) is from c.1300. Adjective phrase put out "angry, upset" is first recorded 1887; to put out, of a woman, "to offer oneself for sex" is from 1947. To put upon (someone) "play a trick on, impose on" is from 1690s. To put up with "tolerate, accept" (1755) was originally to put up, as in "to pocket." To put (someone) on "deceive" is from 1958.