Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky ; born 25 April 1946) is a Russian politician and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. He is fiercely nationalist and has been described as "a showman of Russian politics, blending populist and nationalist rhetoric, anti-Western invective and a brash, confrontational style". His views have been described as fascist. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Vladimir Zhirinovsky has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Speech as a Leader, Duma for the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia. The year with the most videos was 1996 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2002 with an average of 307 views per program. Most appearances with Gennady Zyuganov (2). Most common tag: Russian Federation.

Appearances by Title:c. October 31, 2002 - Present Deputy Chairman, Russian Duma Videos: 1 c. January 14, 1992 - Present Leader, Duma, Liberal Democratic Party, Russia Videos: 5

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Russia Relations

    U.S.-Russia Relations

    Mr. Zhirinovsky spoke to reporters about U.S.-Russian relations after the Cold War, efforts to combat international…

  • Rapprochement Between Russian and the U.S.

    Rapprochement Between Russian and the U.S.

    Mr. Zhirinovsky talked about strengthening of the anti-terrorism coalition, the Middle East crisis, and contradictions…

  • Plenary Session, Afternoon

    Plenary Session, Afternoon

    The NATO assembly held a plenary session to debate support for the fight against international terrorism.

  • Russian Chechnya Debate

    Russian Chechnya Debate

    In a special session, government and opposition leaders met to debate the government’s policy in Chechnya. The chairman of…

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