By the numbers How Russia has changed in the last 10 years
In 2010, Vladimir Putin was Russia’s prime minister, its police force was called the “militsiya” instead of the “politsiya,” and government officials were promising widespread modernization. A lot has changed since then. We took a look at a few of those changes.
Sources: federal veterans’ legislation, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Internal Affairs Ministry, Rosstat, Central Bank, VTsIOM, Roskomsvoboda, the Sova Center