By Jim Rutenberg. O ne morning in January , Martin Steltner showed up at his office in the state courthouse building in western Berlin. Steltner, who has served for more than a dozen years as the spokesman for the Berlin state prosecutor, resembles a detective out of classic crime fiction: crisp suit, wavy gray hair and a gallows humor that comes with having seen it all. There was the case of the therapist who mistakenly killed two patients in an Ecstasy-infused session gone wrong. The Great Poker Heist of , in which masked men stormed a celebrity-studded poker tournament with machetes and made off with a quarter-million dollars.
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Posted October 29, In the Western imagination, Vladimir Putin is little more than a caricature - a reckless madman intervening in Syria to burnish his hawkish credentials back home. But there's something far more strategic in his actions, writes Matthew Dal Santo. After 15 years at the head one way or another of Russia's government, a remarkable enigma still surrounds Russian president Vladimir Putin.