- My sacred
duty is to bring together the Russian people, unite the people
around clear tasks. We have one Fatherland, one people and
a common future.
Putin # Society,
- The most
important thing, in my view, was that democracy cannot be
exported. It should be a product of internal development of
Putin # Important,
- In the
United States, you first elect the electors and then they
vote for the presidential candidates. In Russia, the president
is elected through the direct vote of the whole population.
That might be even more democratic.
Putin # America,
- I believe
that everything is right which God has given us.
Putin # Belief,
- The path
towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic
and glorious pages in our history.
Putin # Society,
needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not
calling for totalitarianism.
Putin # Power,
who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no
heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.
Putin # Politics
- If you
are a Christian, you are in danger. Even if you are an atheist,
you are in danger, and if you decide to convert to Islam,
this will not save you, either, because traditional Islam
is inimical to the conditions and objectives set by the terrorists.
Putin # Religion,
- We were
weak. And the weak are being beaten.
Putin # Weakness,
- We have
already begun taking concrete steps to change the structure
of our economy and, as we have discussed a great deal, to
give it a more innovative quality.
Putin # Changes,
modern foreign policy is based on the principles of pragmatism,
predictability and the supremacy of international law.
Putin # Politics,
has made its choice in favor of democracy. Fourteen years
ago, independently, without any pressure from outside, it
made that decision in the interests of itself and interests
of its people of its citizens.
Putin # Democracy,
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