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Russias Prime Minister Putin hugs a Bulgarian ...

Source:  Reuters.

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Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter


  1. Ken says:

    “Fido, you broke my heart.”

  2. Linda says:

    Awwwwwwwww, the puppy is adorable!

  3. jfoobar says:

    …and a look of panic came over the puppy’s face as it felt the strong, Slavic fingers pinch its jugular.

  4. Dave Schuler says:

    I only see one his hands. I suspect the other is checking around for the blender.