Tagged: Vladimir Putin

Trump Advisor Recalls Papadopoulos Offer

J.D. Gordon, a campaign advisor to Donald Trump, participated in the March 2016 meeting where George Papadopoulos offered to broker a meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Gordon says Trump didn’t agree...

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Domestic Abuse Is Not Always Criminal in Russia

In Russia, a woman is killed by domestic violence every 40 minutes, according to data from the Russian government. But earlier this year, President Vladimir Putin signed a law that downgrades “moderate” violence, causing...

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Putin and Poroshenko on Holiday

Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped to his waist to brave the cold waters of a mountain lake as part of a three-day fishing and hunting trip in the Siberian wilderness. Pictures and video footage...

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US Embassy’s Moscow Summer Retreat Vacated

US embassy staff cleared out the premises of their recreational retreat in a Moscow suburb early on Tuesday morning, after Russia’s Foreign Ministry ordered that embassy staff would no longer have access.

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Russia’s Embassy Cuts Retaliation for Sanctions

A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a reduction of US diplomatic personnel in Russia, Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institution explains the retaliatory move and why it won’t significantly hinder Embassy operations.

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Russia in Display of Naval Might

Russia’s annual Navy Day parade in gives Moscow the chance to display to the world its maritime power and military strength. Overseen by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ceremony which traditionally takes place on...

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