France 24's spotlight on Russia

Putin confronts a changed Russia.

Less than two weeks to go now until Russia’s presidential election and no prizes for guessing who is going to win.


But things are changing in Russia and Vladimir Putin is not having everything his way. Some opinion polls suggest he may have trouble winning in the first round – and he’s clearly struggling to cope with a growing tide of unaccustomed public criticism. 


Read France 24's International Affairs Editor Robert Parson's opinion piece.

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