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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.

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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..

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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..

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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

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Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell [Video]

Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell

Demonstrators hit the streets of the capital before talks between Alexander Lukashenko and Russia's Vladimir Putin.

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Belarus: Opposition protesters maintain pressure on Lukashenko [Video]

Belarus: Opposition protesters maintain pressure on Lukashenko

Many in the crowd carried placards critical of Russia, reflecting concerns about Lukashenko’s planned meeting with Putin on Monday.View on euronews

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Putin critic Navalny out of coma: Berlin hospital [Video]

Putin critic Navalny out of coma: Berlin hospital

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been removed from a medically induced coma and is responding to speech, Berlin's Charite hospital said in a statement on Monday. Francis Maguire reports.

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What is Novichok and how has it been used? [Video]

What is Novichok and how has it been used?

Questions have been raised again about Novichok after German authorities saidRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was poisoned with the nerve agent. MrNavalny, one of the most prominent critics of..

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Novichok nerve agent found in Russian opposition figure Navalny, says Germany [Video]

Novichok nerve agent found in Russian opposition figure Navalny, says Germany

Tests performed on samples taken from Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalnyshowed the presence of the Soviet-era nerve agent Novichok, the Germangovernment has said. Mr Navalny, a politician and..

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Putin says happy birthday to Lukashenko as protests rage [Video]

Putin says happy birthday to Lukashenko as protests rage

Russian President Vladimir Putin used a birthday phone call on Sunday to invite Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko to visit Moscow, a Kremlin show of support as thousands of protesters streamed..

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Health of Putin critic Navalny improving [Video]

Health of Putin critic Navalny improving

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny remains in a medically-induced coma in a Berlin hospital, but his condition is improving. His spokeswoman said on Friday he is now facing no serious threat to his life...

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