Putin’s former image maker-turned-critic Gleb Pavlovsky dies

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spin-doctor-turned-critic has died at a hospice in Moscow at the age of 71 after a long illness, his family has announced. Gleb Pavlovsky – the Soviet-era dissident who helped Putin sharpen his strongman image and worked in the Kremlin for 15 years before falling out of favor in 2011 – died […]