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Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani to discuss Syrian crisis in Ankara
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Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani to discuss Syrian crisis in Ankara

Turkey will host a trilateral meeting on the Syrian crisis between the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran on Wednesday amid significant developments happening on the ground in the seven-year civil war. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Ankara on Tuesday, followed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the evening, as the leaders meet for the…

Will Putin follow in Brezhnev’s footsteps?
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Will Putin follow in Brezhnev’s footsteps?

On Friday, Russia's Central Electoral Commission released the final results of this week's presidential elections, making Vladimir Putin's landslide victory official. The Russian president, who won 76.69 percent of the vote, will be inaugurated for a fourth term in May. "In the coming six years, will we see a new Putin or an old one?" Kremlin…

Best bad idea ever? Why Putin’s nuclear-powered missile is possible… and awful
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Best bad idea ever? Why Putin’s nuclear-powered missile is possible… and awful

discussed new strategic weapons being developed to counter United States ballistic missile defenses. Two of these weapons are allegedly nuclear powered: a previously revealed intercontinental-range nuclear torpedo and a cruise missile. As Putin described them: Russia’s advanced arms are based on the cutting-edge, unique achievements of our scientists, designers, and engineers. One of them is a small-scale, heavy-duty nuclear energy unit…

After huge win, will Putin try to stay in power for life?
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After huge win, will Putin try to stay in power for life?

MOSCOW (AP) — Now that President Vladimir Putin has overwhelmingly won re-election for another six years, some are wondering whether he will try to stay in power in Russia for life. Chinese leader Xi Jinping recently managed it, scrapping term limits — and was among the first world leaders to congratulate Putin on his victory…

As Putin celebrates record victory, voter fraud videos are going viral in Russia
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As Putin celebrates record victory, voter fraud videos are going viral in Russia

While Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated a record election victory, dozens of clips purporting to show ballot stuffing and voting fraud raked in hundreds of thousands of views online in Russia. Putin claimed a sweeping triumph in Sunday’s vote as final results showed he won 76.6 percent of the vote, his highest-ever result. In the absence of any established opposition or…

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