Category: Vladimir Putin

‘highest-degree-of-lawlessness’:-russian-opposition-leader-jailed-for-30-days
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Jan
2021

‘Highest Degree Of Lawlessness’: Russian Opposition Leader Jailed For 30 Days‘Highest Degree Of Lawlessness’: Russian Opposition Leader Jailed For 30 Days

A Moscow judge ordered Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days in what he called a miscarriage of justice and “lawlessness.” Alexei Navalny’s rushed court hearing occurred Monday in the police station where he has been held, according to The New York Times. Vadim Kobzev, Navalny’s lawyer, said he was notified of the […]

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russia-arrests-monk-for-allegedly-inciting-suicidal-acts
30

Dec
2020

Russia Arrests Monk For Allegedly Inciting Suicidal ActsRussia Arrests Monk For Allegedly Inciting Suicidal Acts

Russian police have arrested a monk and charged him with inciting suicidal actions, the Associated Press reported. The monk, Father Sergiy, was captured Tuesday after police in heavy armor raided the Sredneuralsk monastery, located in the Ural Mountains outside the city of Yekaterinburg, overnight, according to the Associated Press. A court in Moscow has approved […]

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after-substantiated-allegations-of-poisoning-opponents,-russia-reportedly-bans-eu-representatives-in-spite
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Dec
2020

After Substantiated Allegations Of Poisoning Opponents, Russia Reportedly Bans EU Representatives In SpiteAfter Substantiated Allegations Of Poisoning Opponents, Russia Reportedly Bans EU Representatives In Spite

December 22, 2020 1:32 PM ET In retaliation for sanctions placed on Russian officials over on-going allegations of poisoning Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny last August, Russia announced Tuesday that it is imposing entry bans into the country on several European Union representatives, according to CNN. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV […]

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putin-says-russian-agents-‘would-have-finished-the-job’-if-they-were-behind-opposition-leader-poisoning
18

Dec
2020

Putin Says Russian Agents ‘Would Have Finished The Job’ If They Were Behind Opposition Leader PoisoningPutin Says Russian Agents ‘Would Have Finished The Job’ If They Were Behind Opposition Leader Poisoning

Russian President Vladimir Putin promised that Russian intelligence officers wouldn’t have failed if they had been behind the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Vladimir Putin reportedly laughed off a suggestion that the Russian government was behind the August poisoning of Aleksei Navalny, an outspoken critic of the Kremlin, during a Thursday press conference, according […]

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report:-putin’s-ex-son-in-law-bought-$380-million-in-stock-for-$100-after-marrying-leader’s-daughter
11

Dec
2020

REPORT: Putin’s Ex-Son-In-Law Bought $380 Million In Stock For $100 After Marrying Leader’s DaughterREPORT: Putin’s Ex-Son-In-Law Bought $380 Million In Stock For $100 After Marrying Leader’s Daughter

The former son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly bought $380 million in stock for just $100. Kirill Shamalov purchased a 3.8 percent stake in Sibur, Russia’s biggest petrochemicals company, following his marriage to Putin’s daughter Katerina Tikhonova in 2013, The Times in the U.K. reported, citing reports from Russian investigative outlet iStories. Sibur, a […]

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report:-39-pieces-of-radio-equipment-snatched-from-‘doomsday-plane’-at-top-secret-russian-air-base
10

Dec
2020

Report: 39 Pieces Of Radio Equipment Snatched From ‘Doomsday Plane’ At Top Secret Russian Air BaseReport: 39 Pieces Of Radio Equipment Snatched From ‘Doomsday Plane’ At Top Secret Russian Air Base

A break-in at an airborne nuclear command center in Russia, nicknamed the “doomsday plane”, is being investigated by police, CNN reported. The aircraft is designed to carry high ranking officials, including President Vladimir Putin, in the case of a nuclear attack. The break-in was uncovered during an aircraft inspection at Beriev Taganrog Aviation Scientific and Technical […]

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chemical-weapons-watchdog-demands-russia-explain-poisoning-of-government-critic-navalny
30

Nov
2020

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Demands Russia Explain Poisoning Of Government Critic NavalnyChemical Weapons Watchdog Demands Russia Explain Poisoning Of Government Critic Navalny

Russia was once again put under pressure Monday to explain the poisoning of government critic Alexei Navalny, the Associated Press reported. During an annual meeting of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the organization pressed Russia to address concerns over the circumstances of Navalny’s poisoning, the AP reported. “The poisoning of an […]

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erdogan-rejects-calls-for-peace-from-trump,-putin,-macron-in-caucasus-conflict
01

Oct
2020

Erdogan Rejects Calls For Peace From Trump, Putin, Macron In Caucasus ConflictErdogan Rejects Calls For Peace From Trump, Putin, Macron In Caucasus Conflict

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish Parliament he opposes any involvement from the U.S., Russia, or France in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Reuters reports.  Erdogan’s speech came within hours of a joint statement released on behalf of President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Russian President Vladimir Putin which called for an immediate ceasefire […]

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‘putin-was-behind-the-crime’:-poisoning-victim-blames-russian-president
01

Oct
2020

‘Putin Was Behind The Crime’: Poisoning Victim Blames Russian President‘Putin Was Behind The Crime’: Poisoning Victim Blames Russian President

Russian government critic Alexei Navalny said that Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated a poisoning attempt on his life, according to outlet Der Spiegel. Navalny was transferred to a Berlin hospital after he became sick on a flight in Russia where the German government said tests found he was poisoned from a Novichok nerve agent, Reuters […]

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vladimir-putin-suggests-russia,-us-stop-meddling-in-each-other’s-elections
25

Sep
2020

Vladimir Putin Suggests Russia, US Stop Meddling In Each Other’s ElectionsVladimir Putin Suggests Russia, US Stop Meddling In Each Other’s Elections

September 25, 2020 12:03 PM ET Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for an agreement between the U.S. and Russia to agree to stay out of each other’s elections. “(I propose)…exchanging guarantees of non-interference in each other’s internal affairs, including electoral processes, including using information and communication technologies and high-tech methods,” Putin said, according to […]

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