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Barred from election, Navalny vows to fight ’emperor’ Putin | AFP.com

The Kremlin’s top critic Alexei Navalny has slammed Russia’s March presidential election, in which he is barred from running, as a sham meant to “re-appoint” Vladimir Putin on his way to becoming “emperor for life”. With two months to go before Russians vote in polls that are all but guaranteed to hand Putin a historic fourth term, the 41-year-old opposition

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Putin wins strong millennial following as Russian election looms – NBC News

But despite corruption claims, political imprisonments and the suspicious deaths of many of Putin critics, the majority of young people support the former KGB agent. A recent poll carried out by the Levada Center, Russia’s only major independent pollster, shows 86 percent of respondents aged 18 to 24 approved of Putin’s actions as president. He enjoys the same approval rating

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Moby Says CIA Agents Asked Him to Spread the Word About Trump and Russia | Pitchfork

Talking with WFPK’s Kyle Meredith, Moby cited “active and former CIA agents” who were “truly concerned” about Trump’s collusion with Russia. “They were like, ‘This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,’” he said. “So they passed on some information to me and they said, like, ‘Look, you have more

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Putin test-fires ballistic missiles in strategic nuclear force command and control drills

–MOSCOW, October 27. /TASS/. Russian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Russia’s Armed Forces Vladimir Putin took part on Thursday night in strategic nuclear forces command and control drills, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. “The exercise practiced interaction of the Strategic Missile Force, nuclear-powered submarines of the Northern and Pacific Fleets and long-range aviation of Russia’s Aerospace Force,” the

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Putin warns: Super-human soldiers more ‘destructive than nuclear bombs’ 

–Speaking at a youth festival in Sochi, Putin warned of the consequences of playing God with man’s genetic code, reports The Express. He said: “A man has the opportunity to get into the genetic code created by either nature, or as religious people would say, by the God. “All kinds of practical consequences may follow. One may imagine that a man

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Putin warns N. Korea situation on verge of ‘large-scale …

MOSCOW, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday that the tense standoff between North Korea and the United States was on the verge of large-scale conflict and said it was a mistake to try to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear missile programme. Putin, who is due to attend a summit of the BRICS nations in China

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Jared Kushner Releases Details on Previously Undisclosed Contact With Russian Ambassador – WSJ

WASHINGTON— Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, on Monday released details of his contacts with Russian officials and businesspeople in the two years since Mr. Trump launched his presidential campaign, including a previously undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. in April 2016. In the newly disclosed April encounter—shortly before Mr. Trump would become

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