Putin is always late, like a schoolboy, embarrassing his country.
Putin has failed Russia’s villages, and is now reduced to bribing people to leave them as ghost towns.
Despite a personal appeal in halting English by Putin, Russia loses its World Expo 2020 bid.
While obsessing in a paranoid manner about threats from abroad, Putin is recklessly ignoring the virulent toxins with the body Russia that look poised to destroy the country.
These are these are stories that the BBC, NBC, the Wall Street Journal, the Telegraph, USA Today, the Moscow Times and the Financial Times are telling about Russia. They speak for themselves, don’t they?