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Trump reportedly invited Vladimir Putin to the White House

US President Donald Trump suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin could visit the White House, the Russian news outlet TASS reported on Monday, citing a Kremlin aide named Yuri Ushakov. The White House responded that Trump and Putin discussed a meeting in the “not-too-distant future,” but didn’t offer any more details. […]
Trump reportedly invited Vladimir Putin to the White House
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The Comically Different Accounts Of The Big Call Between Putin And Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a “diplomatic solution” to the Ukrainian crisis during a Friday phone call. They also discussed the “continued rampage of extremists who are committing acts of intimidation towards peaceful residents, government authorities, and law enforcement agencies” in various regions of Ukraine. […]
The Comically Different Accounts Of The Big Call Between Putin And Obama
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The Kremlin Is Helping Two Foreign Corporations Buy Up Russia’s Milk Market

[credit provider=”(AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Vladimir Rodionov, Presidential Press Service)”] MOSCOW——If Russia’s Agriculture Minister, Elena Skrynnik, went to the trouble last week of decrying adulteration of Russia’s milk, then one thing is certain – the Franco-American syndicate which sells most of Russia’s milk and dominates the market is having trouble buying up […]
The Kremlin Is Helping Two Foreign Corporations Buy Up Russia’s Milk Market
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The Completely Terrifying Political Situation In South Ossetia Just Got More Terrifying

[credit provider=”AP”] South Ossetia’s elections last year were not the best.Before the tiny, Russian-dominated country (a breakaway state from Georgia and the cause of 2008’s Russia-Georgia war) held its election in November, the country had seen armed guards storming the parliament building, demanding that the Kremlin-supported President Kokoity be allowed […]
The Completely Terrifying Political Situation In South Ossetia Just Got More Terrifying
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Prokhorov Is Just The Latest Oligarch To Fall Out Of favour With The Kremlin

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Prokhorov01.JPG”] MOSCOW, Russia — Surprising no one, last weekend Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shunted aside incumbent President Dmitry Medvedev — apparently by longstanding pre-arrangement between the two men. The move all but assures that Putin will return to the Kremlin next March as the country’s supreme […]
Prokhorov Is Just The Latest Oligarch To Fall Out Of favour With The Kremlin
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ST. VLADIMIR: Russian Sect Prays To Putin

[credit provider=”AP”] In a village just east of Moscow, in a dilapidated white building, hagged old woman pray to their patron saint: Russia’s prime minister, Vladimir Putin.Der Speigel reports that the building known as “The Church of Russian Resurrection” is home to a group of Orthodox Russian Christians who believe […]
ST. VLADIMIR: Russian Sect Prays To Putin
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This Hedge Fund Manager Is Up 5% And He’s Been Fighting Corrupt Russians

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok6ljV-WfRw”] Hemitage Capital’s chief executive, hedge fund manager Bill Browder, is up 5% YTD and he’s doing it while fighting corrupt Russians.Browder’s $1 billion hedge fund made most of its money investing in Russian companies — until he had a falling out with authorities.
This Hedge Fund Manager Is Up 5% And He’s Been Fighting Corrupt Russians
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Russia’s About To Annex 380,000 Square Miles Of The Arctic Sea

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Association of Russian Polar Explorers”] In a multinational race to seize the potential riches of the formerly icebound Arctic, being laid bare by global warming, Russia is the early favourite. Within the next year, the Kremlin is expected to make its claim to the United Nations in a bold […]
Russia’s About To Annex 380,000 Square Miles Of The Arctic Sea