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A woman with her face painted in the colours of the Russian national flag waits for the announcement of preliminary results of today's referendum on Lenin Square in the Crimean capital of Simferopol March 16, 2014

Putin: Crimeans expressed their will in full accordance with intl law, UN Charter

The referendum in Crimea was fully consistent with international law and UN Charter, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Barack Obama, after the overwhelming majority of Crimeans expressed their willingness to…

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Governed by Kalashnikov-toting people in black masks

Missing Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is in Sevastopol, at a Russian miltary base in Cossack Bay, UNIAN reported citing local media. According to sources, the channel ATR, the ex-president fled…

Yulia Tymoshenko

‘Free Ukraine, not me,’ Tymoshenko urges EU leaders

Jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko called on EU leaders to drop all demands and sign a historic pact with Ukraine without any preconditions at a summit that opens Thursday. The…

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The warmongers: not looking out for us

by Ilana Mercer Like Ilana Mercer’s Facebook page To listen to U.S. government officials there is only an upside to the punitive sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States…

A man at an Ohio Romney rally wears a 'put the white back into the white house' tshirt

Americans prefer Putin on Syria

A recently released YouGov poll shows that Americans overwhelming believe Russian President Vladimir Putin has been far more effective during the Syrian chemical weapons crisis than President Obama. In fact,…

Vladimir Putin

Russia believes chemical attack was provocation

Russia has every reason to believe that the use of chemical weapons in a Damascus suburb in August was an adroit and smart provocation, President Vladimir Putin has said. “We…

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Putin: Snowden will leave Russia as soon as he is able to

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Edward Snowden, who has been stuck in a Moscow airport for weeks, will leave Russia as soon as he is able to. Putin on Monday also…

Snowden resides at Sheremetyevo Airport, for now

Snowden speaks from Moscow

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden broke his silence on Monday for the first time since fleeing to Moscow over a week ago, blasting the Obama administration and saying…

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Obama’s Soviet Mistake

Putin in 2009 outlined his strategy for economic success. Alas, poor Obama did the opposite but nevertheless was re-elected. Bye, bye Miss American Pie. The Communists have won in America…

Pussy Riot look-alikes

Politics doesn’t pay says IKEA

Furniture firm IKEA has removed a photograph from its Russian website of people in colourful ski masks like those worn by punk band Pussy Riot, three of whose members were…