Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is the front-runner in this year's Russian presidential election. But he has faced the largest anti-government demonstrations seen in that country since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Against that backdrop, Russia expert Michael McFaul has just taken up his post as the U.S. ambassador to the country. But the architect of President Obama's reset policy with Russia has been greeted by accusations of supporting anti-Putin forces.
Ambassador: U.S. Not Involved In Russian Election
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