In touch with Diverse Iranian Community

RUSSIA-POLITICS-PUTIN

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting in his Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, on October 31, 2012. Putin will this year abandon his usual televised phone-in with Russians which had become an annual tradition over the last decade, his spokesman was quoted as saying yesterday. AFP PHOTO / RIA-NOVOSTI POOL/ ALEXEI NIKOLSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)