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Putin cruises to landslide election win

Putin cruises to landslide election win

Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success". Russian election officials moved quickly Sunday to respond to some of the violations. Reuters reporters witnessed multiple people in different locations voting in groups, and then taking photos of themselves in front of the ballot boxes on their phones.



ACLU: Trump nondisclosure agreements for White House staffers are 'unconstitutional'

If the newspaper believes "democracy dies in darkness", as its motto suggests, perhaps they should turn the lights on to their own anti-Trump bias. If irony still matters, recall that Trump has spent the better part of 40 years calling reporters, sometimes under assumed names, to promote himself, peddle dishonest spin and demean others.


US, S.Korea to resume military drills on April 1

US, S.Korea to resume military drills on April 1

The Foal Eagle field training exercises will involve about 11,500 USA troops and 290,000 South Korean soldiers, while around 12,200 US troops and 10,000 South Korean personnel will conduct the Key Resolve 18 exercises focused on computer simulations, the Pentagon said.



Duterte meets Saudi prince in Malacañang

Bin Salman praised reforms made in the last three years, while he served in various government capacities before being appointed crown prince in June, 2017. important regional perspective". Saudi Arabia's exports of crude oil and refined fuels combined climbed to 9.082 million barrels a day in January, the highest since December 2016, the month before the cuts were implemented.


Statement by the Foreign Affairs Council on the Salisbury Attack

Statement by the Foreign Affairs Council on the Salisbury Attack

Investigators from the worldwide Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Britain on Monday to collect samples of the nerve agent used. Before the meeting, Johnson said Russian denials of responsibility for the attack had grown "increasingly absurd". His spokesman Dmitry Peskov yesterday warned Britain to prove Russia's involvement or apologise.


Putin calls on Russians to stay united

Putin calls on Russians to stay united

Overall national turnout was expected to be a little more than 60 percent, which would be several points below turnout in Putin's electoral wins in 2000, 2004 and 2012. "Most candidates publicly expressed their certainty that the incumbent president would prevail in the election", it said. Russian Federation and Venezuela are "brother countries" as both must "face the frequent manoeuvres of imperialism" to "impose doctrines of world supremacy", said President Nicolas Maduro.