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Vladimir Putin: President of Russia from 2000 to 2008 and again since 2012
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and a former officer of the KGB who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

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Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis [Video]

Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis

The foreign minsters of Armenia And Azerbaijan are in Washington to meet with U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo over the ongoing fighting taking place over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Adam..

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Russia 'conducts missile test on Putin's birthday' [Video]

Russia 'conducts missile test on Putin's birthday'

Russia successfully test launched a hypersonic cruise missile in the Barents Sea on Tuesday, a senior Russian commander told Vladimir Putin on the Russian leader's 68th birthday. Joe Davies reports.

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Half of Karabakh population displaced as Putin says 'tragedy' must end [Video]

Half of Karabakh population displaced as Putin says 'tragedy' must end

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Navalny makes first video appearance since coma [Video]

Navalny makes first video appearance since coma

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny said he believed Russia's intelligence services had poisoned him with a Novichok nerve agent because authorities saw him as a threat ahead of next year's parliamentary..

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Macron, Putin and Trump call for immediate Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire [Video]

Macron, Putin and Trump call for immediate Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

French, Russian and US presidents issue a joint statement urging the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to return to the negotiating table

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Belarus abruptly swears in Lukashenko [Video]

Belarus abruptly swears in Lukashenko

Alexander Lukashenko was suddenly sworn in as Belarusian president on Wednesday, despite protests against his disputed election. The opposition immediately cried foul. Lucy Fielder reports.

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REPLAY: Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech at UN General Assembly [Video]

REPLAY: Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech at UN General Assembly

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Kangana Ranaut’s birthday wish to PM Modi, says ‘lucky to have you as PM’ [Video]

Kangana Ranaut’s birthday wish to PM Modi, says ‘lucky to have you as PM’

Prime Minister Modi has turned 70 today and several bollywood stars have sent across their wishes through social media. Actor Kangana Ranaut posted a video on Twitter lauding the Prime Minister. She..

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Bollywood wishes PM Modi: Lucky to have you as PM, says Kangana Ranaut [Video]

Bollywood wishes PM Modi: Lucky to have you as PM, says Kangana Ranaut

Prime Minister Modi has turned 70 today and several bollywood stars have sent across their wishes through social media. Actor Kangana Ranaut posted a video on Twitter lauding the Prime Minister. She..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:48Published
Navalny back on Instagram, plans return to Russia [Video]

Navalny back on Instagram, plans return to Russia

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny shared a photograph from a Berlin hospital on Tuesday, sitting up in bed and surrounded by his family, and said he could now breathe independently after..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:17Published
Russia to provide €1.2 billion loan to 'closest ally' Belarus, Putin announces [Video]

Russia to provide €1.2 billion loan to 'closest ally' Belarus, Putin announces

The meeting in Sochi between Russia's Putin and Belarus Lukashenko came a day after an estimated 150,000 people marched through Minsk demanding Lukashenko's resignation.View on euronews

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Lukashenko seeks Putin's help in attempt to survive mass protests [Video]

Lukashenko seeks Putin's help in attempt to survive mass protests

Russian leader agrees to $1.5bn loan with Minsk and says Belarus crisis should be resolved without foreign interference.

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Lukashenko goes to Russia: What the meeting of 'brothers' could mean for Belarus' future [Video]

Lukashenko goes to Russia: What the meeting of 'brothers' could mean for Belarus' future

Belarus' fate could be sealed in Sochi as Lukashenko sits down with his 'elder brother' Putin to discuss the ongoing unrest. What will it mean for the country's future?

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Putin throws Belarus $1.5 billion lifeline [Video]

Putin throws Belarus $1.5 billion lifeline

Russian President Vladimir Putin bestowed a $1.5 billion loan on Belarus on Monday after its embattled leader, Alexander Lukashenko, flew to Sochi to ask Putin for more support. This report produced by..

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Analysis: Putin weighing up support for Lukashenko [Video]

Analysis: Putin weighing up support for Lukashenko

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Any Putin intervention in Belarus will meet 'huge pushback', says analyst [Video]

Any Putin intervention in Belarus will meet 'huge pushback', says analyst

"Russia has not so much support inside the Belarusian society," says political analyst Katsiaryna Shmatsina, as Lukashenko meets Putin on Monday amid the ongoing political crisis in Belarus.View on..

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Embattled Belarusian president to meet Putin as unrest enters sixth week [Video]

Embattled Belarusian president to meet Putin as unrest enters sixth week

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:22Published

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Roundup: Putin says ready to strengthen Russia-China cooperation

roundup: putin says ready to strengthen russia-china cooperation
MOSCOW, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised Russia-China relations and expressed readiness to deepen bilateral cooperation. "We have great trust in each other. We..
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Putin: Russia-China military alliance can't be ruled out

putin: russia-china military alliance can't be ruled out
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now, but noted it could be forged in the future. Putin's statement signaled deepening ties..
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Nagorno-Karabakh: Nearly 5,000 dead in conflict, Putin says

The number given by the Russian president is far higher than the death toll given by the two sides.
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Alexey Navalny describes the poisoning ordeal he says Vladimir Putin perpetrated

The Russian opposition leader tells Lesley Stahl about what he went through after falling ill on an airplane this past August and why he won't let it stop him from the work he's doing against Russian..
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Alexey Navalny describes being poisoned

The Russian opposition leader tells Lesley Stahl about what he went through after falling ill on an airplane this past August and why he won't let it stop him from the work he's doing against Russian..
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US Rejection of Putin's New START Extension Proposal Lacks Deep Analysis, Russian Envoy Says

us rejection of putin's new start extension proposal lacks deep analysis, russian envoy says
United States National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien has rejected Vladimir Putin's proposal to extend the last remaining arms control pact between Russia and the US without preconditions, qualifying..
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Trump and Giuliani may be useful to Putin, but they're no idiots

trump and giuliani may be useful to putin, but they're no idiots
(CNN)President Donald Trump is a consistent creature in a lot of respects, especially when it comes to helping Russia and hurting the US. For years, Trump has engaged in behavior that makes Russian..
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Here are the top stories for Friday, Oct. 16th: Trump Biden hit campaign trail after town halls; Trump approves disaster relief for Calif.; Putin makes arms control proposal with U.S.; Retail sales..
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Putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with US

putin proposes yearlong extension of nuclear pact with us
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday made a strong call to save the last existing nuclear arms control pact between his country and the United States, proposing to extend it at..
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Putin rival Alexey Navalny speaks out about how he was poisoned with a nerve agent on "60 Minutes"

"60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl joins "CBS This Morning" to preview the first U.S. TV interview with Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny since he was poisoned with a nerve agent two months..
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Putin may be liable for war crimes in Syria, claims human rights group

putin may be liable for war crimes in syria, claims human rights group
Vladimir Putin bears responsibility for possible war crimes involving civilians being targeted in Syria, a rights group has said, in an in-depth report that calls for sanctions to be imposed on "those..
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Navalny calls on Trump to condemn poison used against him

In his first American television interview since nearly losing his life after being poisoned, Alexey Navalny says he's sure Vladimir Putin is responsible and that President Trump needs to come out..
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Two months after pioneering ‘Sputnik V’ launched, Putin announces registration of 2nd Russian Covid-19 vaccine, ...

two months after pioneering ‘sputnik v’ launched, putin announces registration of 2nd russian covid-19 vaccine, ...
President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that Russia has registered its second domestic Covid-19 vaccine, with a third already on the way. A phase-three trial, with 40,000 volunteers, is due to..
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Nuclear arms talks spiral into confusion as Russia rejects US 'delusion'

nuclear arms talks spiral into confusion as russia rejects us 'delusion'
Top US negotiator claimed there was ‘an agreement in principle’ between Trump and Putin US-Russian arms control talks have sunk into confusion after the top American negotiator claimed there was..
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Trump hoping to strike last-minute nuclear arms deal with Putin before election: report

trump hoping to strike last-minute nuclear arms deal with putin before election: report
President Trump is hoping to strike a last-minute nuclear arms deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the Nov. 3 election, Axios reported on Sunday. The U.S. and Russia have been negotiating..
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Russia invites leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan for urgent peace talks

russia invites leaders of armenia, azerbaijan for urgent peace talks
Russian President Vladimir Putin invited the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan to visit Moscow for peace talks Friday and said fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh should be halted for humanitarian..
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German ex-chancellor Schröder under fire for Putin link

Ex-leader Gerhard Schröder refused to blame the Russian state over the poisoning of Alexei Navalny.
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Putin has praise for U.S. ties

putin has praise for u.s. ties
Vladimir Putin praised President Donald Trump for improving U.S.-Russia ties and said he also saw grounds for cooperation with a Joe Biden administration, while mocking claims he's meddling in the..
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Putin sends a mixed message on US election, hedging his bets

putin sends a mixed message on us election, hedging his bets
Russian President Vladimir Putin today decried what he called former Vice-President Joe Biden's "sharp anti-Russian rhetoric" but praised the Democratic presidential nominee's comments on arms..
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Russia test-fires hypersonic missile in birthday blast for Putin

russia test-fires hypersonic missile in birthday blast for putin
Russia's armed forces marked birthday of President Vladimir Putin's 68th birthday with the successful test launch of a hypersonic missile.The Tsikron missile, which can travel at 8 times the speed of..
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Putin notes Biden's "anti-Russian" remarks, gloats over missile test

Russian leader says he's "used to" U.S. criticism but hopes Biden would advance arms treaty talks, as Moscow claims a hypersonic missile test.
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PM Modi greets Vladimir Putin on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin on his birthday and appreciated the personal role he has played in nurturing the "special and privileged strategic..
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The US declassified talks between Putin and Clinton on the destruction of “Kursk”

the us declassified talks between putin and clinton on the destruction of “kursk”
The nuclear-powered submarine crashed in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000. The United States has published transcripts of conversations between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his United States..
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Putin Wishes Trump Fast Coronavirus Recovery, Praises President's 'Stamina'

putin wishes trump fast coronavirus recovery, praises president's 'stamina'
The telegram bore a striking resemblance to Putin's get-well-soon message to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who contracted coronavirus in March. ......
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President Donald Trump's coronavirus infection draws international sympathy and a degree of schadenfreude

"I am certain that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will help you cope," said Russia President Vladimir Putin.
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President Obama on Russia's military moves in Syria

Steve Kroft asks Obama whether Russian President Vladimir Putin is "challenging" his leadership in Syria
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Trump says Putin is "probably" involved in assassinations

When asked why he rarely has harsh things to say about Vladimir Putin in public, President Trump tells 60 Minutes he has been tough with the Russian president personally. Mr. Trump also says Russia did..
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Trump on Christine Blasey Ford, his relationships with Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un and more

Lesley Stahl speaks with President Trump about a wide range of topics in his first "60 Minutes" interview since taking office.
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McMaster, Mostly Silent Until Now, Says Trump Is ‘Aiding and Abetting Putin’s Efforts’

“This sustained campaign of disruption, disinformation, and denial, is aided by any leader who doesn’t acknowledge it,” President Trump’s former national security adviser said.
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Russia arrests 2 men for stealing icon Putin donated to island monastery

russia arrests 2 men for stealing icon putin donated to island monastery
Russian authorities said on Thursday they had arrested two men suspected of tunneling their way by night into an island monastery and stealing a Russian Orthodox icon donated years earlier by President..
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Alexei Navalny: Kremlin says CIA ‘working with’ poisoned Putin critic

alexei navalny: kremlin says cia ‘working with’ poisoned putin critic
The Kremlin has dismissed Alexei Navalny’s accusations Vladimir Putin was responsible for his apparent poisoning — by claiming the CIA was working to influence him. “I’ll put it this way,..
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Alexei Navalny blames Vladimir Putin for poisoning him

Germany says Alexei Navalny was poisoned by a Novichok agent but the Kremlin denies any involvement.
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Tuesday’s Debate Made Clear the Gravest Threat to the Election: The President Himself

President Trump’s unwillingness to say he would abide by the result, and his disinformation campaign about election fraud went beyond anything President Vladimir V. Putin could have imagined.
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Joe Biden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by British lawmaker; here's why

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Putin slams external pressure on Belarus as Macron meets opp. leader

putin slams external pressure on belarus as macron meets opp. leader
Russian President Vladimir Putin has decried the “unprecedented external pressure” exerted on neighboring Belarus, as French President Emmanuel Macron met with Belarusian opposition leader..
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Saudi Arabia to host G20 summit virtually on 21-22 November in view of coronavirus pandemic

saudi arabia to host g20 summit virtually on 21-22 november in view of coronavirus pandemic
Dubai: Saudi Arabia, which is presiding over the Group of 20 countries this year, said on Monday that the upcoming November gathering of world leaders will be held virtually amid the coronavirus..
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Putin Says He Will Receive Russia's Sputnik Coronavirus Vaccine

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he plans to receive the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, though has not specified when. Russia approved the Sputnik vaccine in August, claiming to be the first..
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Putin says Russia and the US should make a deal to stop meddling in each other's elections

putin says russia and the us should make a deal to stop meddling in each other's elections
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday called for a truce between the United States and Russia, asking for both countries to agree not to meddle in this year's elections. In a statement, Putin..
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Putin calls for reset in cyber ties with U.S., no election meddling: Kremlin

putin calls for reset in cyber ties with u.s., no election meddling: kremlin
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for an agreement between Russia and the United States to guarantee not to engage in cyber-meddling in each other's elections and internal..
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Vladimir Putin nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Poisoned Russian opposition leader released from German hospital

It's not yet clear whether Alexei Navalny could suffer long-term effects from the Novichok nerve agent, but he's already back to mocking Putin.
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Fact check: Trump extends wildfire aid to California, offers help to Russia

President Trump did not follow through on threats to withhold aid to California, and did offer firefighting assistance to Russia's Vladimir Putin.
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China's Xi, Russia's Putin push back at Trump during annual UNGA

China's Xi Jinping responded to President Trump's comments about the coronavirus and warned that China will not "engage in zero sum game."
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Russian president Vladimir Putin offers free vaccine to United Nations

covid 19 coronavirus: russian president vladimir putin offers free vaccine to united nations
What do you do when Vladimir Putin offers you Russia's new coronavirus vaccine, for free?United Nations staff in New York and around the world are now facing that choice, after the Russian president..
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Russia touts nuclear-powered icebreaker as proof "the Arctic is ours"

The 570-foot-long "Arktika" is designed to smash Putin's Russia a path of "sovereignty" through ice 9 feet deep in the sensitive northern region.
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Trump's ex-national security adviser H.R. McMaster warns Afghan peace talks will fail, leave US vulnerable

H.R. McMaster says he disagreed with some of Trump's decisions and doesn't understand others, such as praise for Putin: "I can't really explain it."
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UK Conservatives' donor linked to $8m Putin ally funding

Leaked files reveal a former Russian minister, whose wife gave the party £1.7m, was sent the cash.
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FinCEN Files: Sanctioned Putin associate ‘laundered millions’ through Barclays

The account was used to avoid US financial restrictions, a leak of bank documents suggest.
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Kremlin critic Navalny posts photo of himself walking

kremlin critic navalny posts photo of himself walking
MOSCOW - Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was seen walking down the stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed on Saturday, five days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off..
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