Tag Archives: Vladimir Putin

China welcomes Putin’s proposed summit on Iran 

US President Donald Trump said he probably would not participate in any such summit after arms resolution failure.

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Russia Registers Coronavirus Vaccine Despite International Skepticism, Putin’s Daughter Inoculated 

(MOSCOW) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting imm […]

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How Putin pushed aside the oligarchs and made Russia his own 

An alliance between security services and the mob aided his rise, Catherine Belton writes.

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Garry Kasparov: Russian democracy is a farce. Putin wants the same fate for America 

The Kremlin bullied and bribed Russians to the ballot box again on Wednesday, the latest episode of what long ago became a painful mockery of democracy. Democracy means choices, and there has been no real choice in Russia for many years. All roads, all votes, lead to Vladimir Putin.

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Africa: Libya is Staging Ground in Renewed Big Power Swoop On Africa – Analysis 

[Premium Times] The first major war of the new scramble for Africa is being fought in Libya as the country appears headed towards some form of partition with Vladimir Putin and Recep Erdogan emerging as the kingmakers.

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Residents of eastern Ukraine vote on extending Putin’s rule 

Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine who have Russian citizenship are travelling to Russia to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036. Polls opened in Russia last Thursday for a week-long vote on a slew of constitutional amendments proposed by Putin in January.

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