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“In a Big Shift, Russians Take to the Streets Over Everyday Complaints”

“Russians are protesting over everything from garbage disposal to hospital closures, voicing grievances about deteriorating public services as President Vladimir Putin tries to manage an economy beset by falling oil prices and international sanctions…” https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-a-big-shift-russians-take-to-the-streets-over-everyday-complaints-11577203354

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“NATO expansion towards Russian borders ‘one of the potential threats’ to us but Moscow is ready to talk – Putin”

“Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that NATO getting closer to the nation’s borders poses a threat to the country, as the alliance keeps beefing up military might and citing Moscow as a perceived threat… The Russian leader emphasized, however, … Continue reading

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“Russian military police move to Syrian-Turkish border as first phase of Erdogan-Putin deal”

“A column of Russian military police has crossed the river Euphrates and started moving towards Syrian-Turkish border, Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed on Wednesday. The transfer marks a start of the implementation of the deal presidents Putin and Erdogan agreed on … Continue reading

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Russia: “Vladimir Putin’s party loses A THIRD of seats in Moscow…”

“VLADIMIR Putin’s United Russia party has sensationally lost a THIRD of its seats in Moscow in a local election bloodbath… [Blogger Comment: Why it happened below.] Protests erupted in mid-July after the Central Election Commission refused to register a large … Continue reading

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“Putin warned Bush about impending attack TWO DAYS before 9/11 – ex-CIA analyst”

“Russian President Vladimir Putin had called his US counterpart George W. Bush two days before the 9/11 attacks in 2001, warning about an imminent terrorist plot coming from Afghanistan, a former CIA analyst has revealed. The urgent warning coming from … Continue reading

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“Vladimir Putin calls urgent meeting with defense chiefs after 14 Russian sailors die in submarine fire”

“VLADIMIR Putin last night called an urgent meeting with defense chiefs after 14 sailors died in a mystery submarine blast. The Russian leader cleared his schedule for a meeting with his defense minister Sergei Shoigu following the tragedy. It came … Continue reading

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“Putin signs controversial internet law”

“President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed into law a “sovereign internet” bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country’s internet, a move decried by rights groups. Russian lawmakers insist the new law is necessary to ensure the security … Continue reading

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