A Russian-born twentieth-century American writer of poetry, short stories, and novels. His best-known work is Lolita, a satirical look at an aging professor's obsession with a twelve-year-old nymphet.
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Kim Jong Un is changing role models, steering Pyongyang away from Chinese autocrats toward the ultra-aggressive Vladimir Putin.
On Tuesday, two senior Kremlin officials, Vladimir Avdeyenko and Boris Rapoport, quit their jobs.Recession? Devaluation? Inflation? Putin Tells Russia Stay the Course.|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The New York Daily News declared that “Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has unleashed a weapon of mass distraction.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin pounced quickly Sunday, denouncing the economic blockade of the Donbas.
In short, it looks as if Russian President Vladimir Putin sold a stake to China because he needed cash quickly.
Among the composers schoolfellows Vladimir Stepanovich Adamov takes the first place.
On this same occasion Tchaikovsky begged Vladimir Stassov to suggest a subject for a symphonic fantasia.
Her father's image faded away, and was replaced by that of her generous companion as he first appeared on the Vladimir railroad.Michael Strogoff|Jules Verne
Vladimir Franzovitch was weighed down by the most extreme pessimism over the future of Russia.Eastern Nights - and Flights|Alan Bott
Vladimir Yefimovich, who was bravely struggling with a German translation, now and then mumbled out some German words.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin