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International Business Times
Putin appoints long-time ally as foreign intelligence chief amid resurrection of KGBlower house of parliament comes to an end in October following September's parl
Putin appoints long-time ally as foreign intelligence chief amid resurrection of KGB
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
lower house of parliament comes to an end in October following September's parliamentary elections, in which Putin's United Russia party won a landslide victory. There were reports of electoral irregularities in some areas. Naryshkin is a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliamentspeaker, the job of head of Russia's SVR foreign intelligence service. The res
Putin proposes his deputy chief of staff become speaker of parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
speaker, the job of head of Russia's SVR foreign intelligence service. The reshuffle follows a landslide win by the ruling United Russia party in parliamentary elections on Sunday. (Reporting by Polina Devitt; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The hollow electionON THE face of it, Vladimir Putin got everything he wanted. On September 18th h
The hollow election
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
ON THE face of it, Vladimir Putin got everything he wanted. On September 18th his United Russia party won a thumping three-quarters majority in the parliamentary elections. There were no protests of the sort that marred its last victory in the Duma... Read more
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DW
Putin appoints long-term ally as new intelligence agency boss |working with Putin in the Saint Petersburg mayor's office. Naryshkin replaces
Putin appoints long-term ally as new intelligence agency boss |
DW / Posted 3 days ago
working with Putin in the Saint Petersburg mayor's office. Naryshkin replaces Mikhail Fradkov, days after the ruling United Russia party won legislative elections which led to a new speaker of the house taking over. Fradkov had previously... Read more
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Calcutta News
Putin nominates new foreign spy service head amid growing stalemate with WestWest. Naryshkin will assume charge as head of the SVR from Mikhail Fradkov, fo
Putin nominates new foreign spy service head amid growing stalemate with West
Calcutta News / Posted 3 days ago
West. Naryshkin will assume charge as head of the SVR from Mikhail Fradkov, following a resounding victory for the ruling United Russia party at the legislative elections. The result means a new speaker is also set to take over. The appointment... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin appoints new foreign spy bosshim in the Soviet-era KGB - to take over as head of the SVR from Mikhail Fradko
Putin appoints new foreign spy boss
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
him in the Soviet-era KGB - to take over as head of the SVR from Mikhail Fradkov, days after a thumping win for the ruling United Russia party at legislative elections that will now see a new speaker take over. The change comes with Russia locked... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russian election chiefs to investigate Reuters findings of irregularitiesweekend. The election saw Vladimir Putin cement his supremacy over Russia's po
Russian election chiefs to investigate Reuters findings of irregularities
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
weekend. The election saw Vladimir Putin cement his supremacy over Russia's political system when his allies in the ruling United Russia party took three-quarters of the seats in parliament, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as... Read more
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Reuters
Russian election chiefs to investigate Reuters findings of irregularitiesweekend. The election saw Vladimir Putin cement his supremacy over Russia's po
Russian election chiefs to investigate Reuters findings of irregularities
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
weekend. The election saw Vladimir Putin cement his supremacy over Russia's political system when his allies in the ruling United Russia party took three-quarters of the seats in parliament, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as... Read more
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Reuters
Election data offers clues about Russian troop strength in SyriaCentral Election Commission published on its site after parliamentary elections
Election data offers clues about Russian troop strength in Syria
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Central Election Commission published on its site after parliamentary elections on Sunday, which were won by the ruling United Russia party, offer a clue. They show that 4,378 Russian citizens cast their votes using mobile ballot boxes outside... Read more
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The Hindu
Putin tightens his grip with United RussiaThe outcome of Russia’s parliamentary election was never in question. The Unite
Putin tightens his grip with United Russia
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The outcome of Russia’s parliamentary election was never in question. The United Russia party of President Vladimir Putin has dominated the political landscape ever since it was founded in 2001. Even so, the margin of the victory was unexpected. The... Read more
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Reuters
Russia will not print money to cover budget shortfalls: PMRussian Prime Minister and Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev
Russia will not print money to cover budget shortfalls: PM
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
Russian Prime Minister and Chairman of the United Russia party Dmitry Medvedev speaks at the party's campaign headquarters following a parliamentary election in Moscow, Russia, September 18, 2016. Sputnik/Pool/Ekaterina Shtukina via REUTERS MOSCOW... Read more
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The Atlantic
Just How Fraudulent Were Russia's Elections?results of the country’s September 18 State Duma elections points to a familiar
Just How Fraudulent Were Russia's Elections?
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
results of the country’s September 18 State Duma elections points to a familiar story: massive fraud in favor of the ruling United Russia party comparable to what independent analysts found in 2007 and 2011. Related Story “The results of the... Read more
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CNBC
Putin hasn’t got vast secret wealth and I don’t work for the Kremlin: VTB chiefPutin's United Russia party scored a landslide victory on Sunday in a parliamen
Putin hasn’t got vast secret wealth and I don’t work for the Kremlin: VTB chief
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
Putin's United Russia party scored a landslide victory on Sunday in a parliamentary election, which could help the former KGB officer run for a fourth term as president in 18 months' time, if he so wishes. VTB Bank is Russia's second-biggest by... Read more
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Reuters
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bid‘What happens between now and 2018?’” Clement spoke at a George Washington Uni
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bid
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
‘What happens between now and 2018?’” Clement spoke at a George Washington University conference a day after the pro-Putin United Russia party won a lower house majority in parliamentary polls seen as a likely springboard for a Putin re-election... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bidand 2018?’” (http://reut.rs/2cPK93y) Clement spoke at a George Washington Uni
Top CIA analyst sees likely Putin re-election bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
and 2018?’” (http://reut.rs/2cPK93y) Clement spoke at a George Washington University conference a day after the pro-Putin United Russia party won a lower house majority in parliamentary polls seen as a likely springboard for a Putin re-election... Read more
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express
Ruthless Putin plots to 'bring back KGB' hours after DESTROYING rivals in Russian electionCold War. The iron-fisted Russian president, bolstered by last weekend's elect
Ruthless Putin plots to 'bring back KGB' hours after DESTROYING rivals in Russian election
express / Posted 6 days ago
Cold War. The iron-fisted Russian president, bolstered by last weekend's elections which gave a resounding victory to his United Russia party, hopes to consolidate his grip over the country's security services. The hardline Russian nationalist... Read more
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Reuters
Phantom voters, smuggled ballots hint at foul play in Russian voteRussian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the United Russia party's campaign h
Phantom voters, smuggled ballots hint at foul play in Russian vote
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the United Russia party's campaign headquarters following a parliamentary election in Moscow, Russia, September 18, 2016. Sputnik/Kremlin/Alexei Druzhinin via REUTERS UFA/SARANSK Russia Voters across... Read more
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FOX News
Russian Elections Strengthen Putin's Hand Despite Nation's Economic WoesIt was no surprise that Vladimir Putin's United Russia party took the lion's sh
Russian Elections Strengthen Putin's Hand Despite Nation's Economic Woes
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
It was no surprise that Vladimir Putin's United Russia party took the lion's share of votes in Sunday’s parliament elections, but the real suspense was in whether any genuine opposition would make it into the mix and if a repeat of the 2011 protests... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Phantom voters, smuggled ballots hint at foul play in Russian voteof large-scale fraud. After the last parliamentary election in 2011, which was
Phantom voters, smuggled ballots hint at foul play in Russian vote
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
of large-scale fraud. After the last parliamentary election in 2011, which was also won comfortably by the pro-Putin United Russia party, allegations from opposition activists of widespread electoral fraud prompted large protests in the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Russian president Vladimir Putin returned but was the election rigged?not the first time Putin's faithful have been accused of doing the wrong thing.
Russian president Vladimir Putin returned but was the election rigged?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
not the first time Putin's faithful have been accused of doing the wrong thing. During the 2012 elections, which his United Russia party won by a landslide, corruption allegations were an ongoing talking point. A Guardian reporter following... Read more
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News.com.au
Rule #1 of rigging an election: Make sure you’re not being recorded.not the first time Putin’s faithful have been accused of doing the wrong thing.
Rule #1 of rigging an election: Make sure you’re not being recorded.
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
not the first time Putin’s faithful have been accused of doing the wrong thing. During the 2012 elections, which his United Russia party won by a landslide, corruption allegations were an ongoing talking point. A Guardian reporter following... Read more
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WA Today
What to wear to an important event: Chechen leader celebrates landslide election in armourPresident Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent
What to wear to an important event: Chechen leader celebrates landslide election in armour
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
President Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent of Chechnya's vote went to Putin's ruling United Russia party. Their relationship is not dissimilar to that of a feudal lord and his vassal. Maybe that's what Mr... Read more
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The Age
Vladimir Putin's Chechen ally celebrates landslide election win in suit of armourPresident Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent
Vladimir Putin's Chechen ally celebrates landslide election win in suit of armour
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
President Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent of Chechnya's vote went to Putin's ruling United Russia party. Their relationship is not dissimilar to that of a feudal lord and his vassal. Maybe that's what Mr... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vladimir Putin's Chechen ally celebrates landslide election win in suit of armourPresident Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent
Vladimir Putin's Chechen ally celebrates landslide election win in suit of armour
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
President Vladimir Putin. In 2011 parliamentary elections, about 99.48 per cent of Chechnya's vote went to Putin's ruling United Russia party. Their relationship is not dissimilar to that of a feudal lord and his vassal. Maybe that's what Mr... Read more
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The Hindu
United Russia wins in elections450 in Duma, the Parliament Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
United Russia wins in elections
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
450 in Duma, the Parliament Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia’s political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in Parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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DW
Russian opposition bemoans voter apathy |morning following a likely sleepless night. The head of Russia's Central Electi
Russian opposition bemoans voter apathy |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
morning following a likely sleepless night. The head of Russia's Central Election Commission announced that the Kremlin's United Russia party had won an absolute majority in the Duma with 54 percent of the overall vote in Sunday's parliamentary... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout dropsVladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia’s political system when his r
Putin firms control with big win for Russia’s ruling party, voter turnout drops
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia’s political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as president. Opposition... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. confirms aid convoy struck in Syria's Aleppo regionwin for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy ove
U.N. confirms aid convoy struck in Syria's Aleppo region
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
win for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. chief urges restraint by Congo forces against protesterswin for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy ove
U.N. chief urges restraint by Congo forces against protesters
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
win for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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FOX News
kremlin Party Wins Big Majority In Russian Parliamentsupport for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of
kremlin Party Wins Big Majority In Russian Parliament
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
support for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Early results show Russia's ruling party winning parliament voteEarly results on Sunday showed Russia's ruling United Russia party winning in t
Early results show Russia's ruling party winning parliament vote
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Early results on Sunday showed Russia's ruling United Russia party winning in the parliamentary election amid reports of election violations and visible voter apathy in the country's two largest cities. With more than 22 percent of the ballots... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pro-Putin party wins big majority in Russian electionssupport for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of
Pro-Putin party wins big majority in Russian elections
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
support for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella... Read more
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The Columbian
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliamentseats, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday. With 93 percent of th
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliament
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
seats, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday. With 93 percent of the ballots from Sunday’s vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Vladimir Putin’s party wins againpolls on September 18th for elections to the Duma, the national parliament. Th
Vladimir Putin’s party wins again
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
polls on September 18th for elections to the Duma, the national parliament. The results were never in question. The ruling United Russia party of President Vladimir Putin secured more than three-quarters of the Duma’s 450 seats. These are... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. says free expression was restricted in Russian electionassembly," Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Ri
U.S. says free expression was restricted in Russian election
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
assembly," Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, told reporters. The ruling United Russia party took three-quarters of the seats, providing a likely springboard for President Vladimir Putin to seek... Read more
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Reuters
Kyrgyz president cancels New York trip due to health problemswin for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy ove
Kyrgyz president cancels New York trip due to health problems
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
win for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Breitbart
Putin's Party Scores Crushing Win In Russia Parliament VoteMOSCOW (AFP) – The ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in
Putin's Party Scores Crushing Win In Russia Parliament Vote
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
MOSCOW (AFP) – The ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. Sunday’s ballot for the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliamentseats, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday. With 93 percent of th
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliament
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
seats, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday. With 93 percent of the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliamentsupport for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of
Pro-Kremlin party wins big majority in Russian parliament
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
support for the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. With 93 percent of the ballots from Sunday's vote counted, the United Russia party was on track to get 343 of the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, CEC head Ella... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Putin's Russia promises its fairest elections now that it's largely dismantled the oppositionout more than 1,000 laws. And despite the presence of three blocs in opposition
Putin's Russia promises its fairest elections now that it's largely dismantled the opposition
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
out more than 1,000 laws. And despite the presence of three blocs in opposition to President Vladimir Putin's ruling United Russia party, most passed near unanimously. Welcome to what the Kremlin calls “managed democracy.” This Sunday,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling partyMaria Tsvetkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over
Putin firms control with big win for Russia's ruling party
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey dismisses almost 28,000 teachers over terrorism links: deputy PMwin for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy ove
Turkey dismisses almost 28,000 teachers over terrorism links: deputy PM
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
win for Russia's ruling party MOSCOW Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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EuroNews
Russian election: Putin's party wins absolute majorityPresident Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than th
Russian election: Putin's party wins absolute majority
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party is on track to take more than three-quarters of the 450 seats following this weekend’s parliamentary elections. It once again gives the party an absolute majority in the state legislature, something it... Read more
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Reuters
France arrests teenager seen behind false hostage alertruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
France arrests teenager seen behind false hostage alert
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
China pledges additional $100 million humanitarian aid for refugeesruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
China pledges additional $100 million humanitarian aid for refugees
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi Arabia says arrests 17 Islamic State attack plottersruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
Saudi Arabia says arrests 17 Islamic State attack plotters
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
Kerry says Syrian ceasefire holding but fragileruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
Kerry says Syrian ceasefire holding but fragile
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
Juncker needs no protection from tough questions, EU saysruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
Juncker needs no protection from tough questions, EU says
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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Reuters
Russians' real disposable income falls at fastest pace since 2009: datagrowth of 0.6-0.8 percent next year.. The consumer pain has done nothing to di
Russians' real disposable income falls at fastest pace since 2009: data
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
growth of 0.6-0.8 percent next year.. The consumer pain has done nothing to dim the popularity of the Vladimir Putin's United Russia party, which was on course for its largest majority after the weekend's election, although critics noted a... Read more
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Reuters
Syrian military says ceasefire period over, rebels did not commitruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Rus
Syrian military says ceasefire period over, rebels did not commit
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
ruling party MOSCOW, Russia Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a... Read more
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