Don't Worry About Putin
Anatoly Sobchak, who died suddenly in late February, was one of Russia's
best-known "first-wave" democrats and the former mayor of St.
Petersburg. He was also the political mentor of Vladimir Putin.
Moscow - Ever since Boris Yeltsin stepped
down and named as acting president, a number of anxieties have been expressed
about him in the West that I would like to put to rest.