Russian President Vladimir Putin named a little-known Jewish politician as prime minister. Putin’s pick is Mikhail Fradkov, currently Russia’s envoy to the European Union and an unknown figure in Russian politics. Putin dismissed his entire Cabinet last week, just weeks before the country’s March 14 vote.
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