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    Russian president Vladimir Putin scoffed at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Friday as the embassy continued flying the rainbow flag in support of LGBT rights, Reuters reported. At a press conference, Putin said the flag “revealed something about the people that work there,” according to Reuters, in reference to their sexual orientation. The embassy began flying the flag from a window on June 25, though it could not officially put it on a flagpole because the Trump administration has...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday to promulgate a series of amendments to the country’s constitution that will notably allow him to stay in power until 2036. “The citizens of Russia have made their choice, and in accordance with this decision, I signed a decree to officially publish the constitution to include the amendments,” said the head of the Kremlin. The vote on this constitutional reform, spread over a week, ended with a “yes” victory at 77.92% The...
    A former Obama State Department aide has written a book in which she recalls the moment a room full of diplomats “froze in anticipation” when Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin met for the first time after she “criticized his country’s election process as being unfair.” In “Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How To Make It Work for You,” Obama’s protocol chief Capricia Penavic Marshall writes that a 2012 bilateral meeting between Obama and Putin in Mexico “was anticipated...
    A former Obama State Division aide has written a ebook through which she recollects the second a room filled with diplomats “froze in anticipation” when Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin met for the primary time after she “criticized his nation’s election course of as being unfair.” In “Protocol: The Energy of Diplomacy and How To Make It Work for You,” Obama’s protocol chief Capricia Penavic Marshall writes {that a} 2012 bilateral assembly between Obama and Putin in Mexico “was...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has mocked the decision by U.S. officials to fly a rainbow pride flag over the embassy in Moscow, saying it “tells you something about the people who work there.” During a televised video conference on Friday, Putin was told that the American embassy had hung a rainbow flag on its facade for the first time to celebrate Pride Month in June. “Who works in this building?” Putin asked the speaker, Sen. Alexei Pushkov, who responded, “Americans.”...
    A former Obama State Department aide has written a book in which she recalls the moment a room full of diplomats “froze in anticipation” when Hillary Clinton and Vladimir Putin met for the first time after she “criticized his country’s election process as being unfair.” In “Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How To Make It Work for You,” Obama’s protocol chief Capricia Penavic Marshall writes that a 2012 bilateral meeting between Obama and Putin in Mexico “was anticipated to...
    The first story of the rest of Donald Trump’s life was published last Friday in the New York Times, revealing that the Russian intelligence agency known as the GRU has been paying bonuses to Taliban fighters to kill Americans, and that this intelligence had been reported to Trump and had been known at least since March. The story was subsequently confirmed by the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the AP. This article first appeared in Salon. But at...
    The coronavirus pandemic is surging in Russia, days after voters went to the polls in a controversial vote to allow Russian leader Vladimir Putin to hang on to power until 2036. On Saturday, the country reported 6,632 new cases in a 24-hour period. There are 674,515 confirmed cases of the virus in Russia, and authorities said 168 people had died in the last 24 hours. The new deaths brought the official death toll to 10,027, according to a report...
    Ukrainian soldiers dig trenches in Stanytsia Luhanska, eastern Ukraine, on Oct. 18, 2019. (Brendan Hoffman/The New York Times) MOSCOW — Three years into a grinding war in eastern Ukraine, the Trump administration, in a sharp break with Obama-era policy, proposed providing the Ukrainian army with potent American weapons, Javelin anti-tank missiles, to aid its struggle with Russian-backed separatists. President Vladimir Putin of Russia responded with an ominous warning, saying weapons in the separatist regions could easily be sent “to...
    The coronavirus pandemic is surging in Russia, days after voters went to the polls in a controversial vote to allow Russian leader Vladimir Putin to hang on to power until 2036. On Saturday, the country reported 6,632 new cases in a 24-hour period. There are 674,515 confirmed cases of the virus in Russia, and authorities said 168 people had died in the last 24 hours. The new deaths brought the official death toll to 10,027, according to a report in...
    Click here to read the full article. President Vladimir Putin now has the legal right to remain in power until 2036, after a large majority of Russians voted in favor of Kremlin-backed constitutional reforms. During a week-long national referendum, Russians voted on a package of constitutional amendments that included a provision to reset Putin’s term limits, which would allow the Russian president to serve two more six-year terms after his current one expires in 2024. Putin has served almost continuously...
    VLADIMIR Putin has signed a law allowing him to stay in power until 2036, in a move which would overhaul Russia’s constitution. The Russian leader, 67, made the executive order on Friday which will bring the changes into force on Saturday. 5Vladmir Putin 67, made the executive order on Friday which will allow him to remain President until 2036Credit: AFP 5A man casts his ballot at a polling station during a seven-day vote for constitutional reformsCredit: Reuters Voters approved...
    A monk was dismissed from the Russian Orthodox Church on Friday for occupying a monastery, ignoring the coronavirus pandemic and disregarding Kremlin lockdown mandates, the Associated Press reported. Nikolai Romanov, known as Father Sergiy, encouraged his followers to disregard church leadership and pandemic lockdowns, the AP reported. A hearing was held in Yekaterinburg, a city in the Ural Mountains, where a church panel voted to defrock Sergiy, who did not attend the meeting and denounced the decision. “We can’t allow...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin praised his country’s electorate Friday after they overwhelmingly voted to grant him two additional six-year terms in office, Reuters reported, allowing him to hold office until he is 83 years old. Putin, who has been in office for a combined 17 years, said that the just-approved constitutional amendments would go into effect Saturday. Seventy-eight percent of Russians voted in favor of the measure to let Putin, who is 67, extend his presidency until 2036, according to...
    Drunk Mike Tyson didnt realize he was filming The Hangover 10 Unusual High-Profile Analyst Upgrades as Stocks Surge Into July: Akamai, Amazon,eBay, Shopify, Tesla & More Report: Russian president Vladimir Putin calls Khabib Nurmagomedov for offer deepest condolences on fathers death Russian President Vladimir Putin has paid his respects to the Nurmagomedov family. © Provided by MMAJunkie According to a report by RT Sport on Friday, the Russian president called UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer his “deepest...
    Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called President Donald Trump the “weakest” president in American history. Schumer said, “President Trump from day one has shown such weakness to Vladimir Putin that an autocratic power-grabbing man like him will constantly take advantage and he has been doing that through the years. Right now, with everything going on, with Russia being one of the biggest foes that we have, Trump calls for them joining the G-8, you know making...
    Breaking News — Moscow, Jul 3 . .- The Kremlin interprets the overwhelming support of the Russians for constitutional reform as a “vote of confidence” in President Vladimir Putin, who now will have to solve, however, the country’s real problems before the biggest crisis to come in more than a decade due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The most urgent question is to increase the income levels of Russian families,” Putin said today in a videoconference with members of the...
    Like the rest of us, Vladimir Putin has had a funny year. His will probably end better, though. Only a few months ago, he was looking a little wobbly in the polls, with the Covid-19 pandemic, and his government’s response to it, creating a threat level that he’d never encountered before. But this week, he’s sitting pretty again. Putin shows his passport to a member of an election commission as he arrives to take part in voting at...
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Some voters who took part in a referendum that paves the way for President Vladimir Putin to extend his rule over Russia said they had been asked by their employers to do so, and to provide evidence to bosses to show they did. Their accounts, to Reuters reporters who monitored polling station #2668 near Moscow throughout the seven days of voting, tally with Kremlin instructions to employers, seen by Reuters, asking them last month to ensure workers...
    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during a week-long plebiscite. “The amendments come into force. They come into force, without overstating it, at the people’s will,” Putin said after he signed a decree to have the constitution revised. “We made this important decisions together, as a country.” the Russian president said during a video-conference...
    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during a week-long plebiscite. “The amendments come into force. They come into force, without overstating it, at the peoples will,” Putin said after he signed a decree to have the constitution revised. “We made this important decisions together, as a country. the Russian president said during a video-conference...
    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during a week-long plebiscite. “The amendments come into force. They come into force, without overstating it, at the people’s will,” Putin said after he signed a decree to have the constitution revised. “We made this important decisions together, as a country.” the Russian president said during...
    Russia adopted a constitutional reform on Wednesday (July 1st) allowing the current President, Vladimir Putin, to remain in power until 2036. Results denounced by the opponent Alexei Navalny. In power until 2036 According to the partial results released on Wednesday July 1 by the Central Election Commission, the Russians validated 74.1% of the country’s vast constitutional revision. In addition to the question of the mandates of Vladimir Poutine until 2036, this block of amendments also introduces conservative principles into the...
    Venezuela has been one of Russia’s great allies in the region. GETTY IMAGES With that in mind, Putin’s Russia returned to areas that had already been strategic for the former USSR to strengthen ties and increase its presence. One of those areas is Latin America, which saw how Moscow’s influence was significantly reduced after the dissolution of the USSR and how it gained weight with Putin’s arrival in the Kremlin. But what is the Russian president looking for...
    Jorge Silva/AFP via Getty You pay to kill our troops—we won’t invite you to our meeting of world leaders. That’s the scenario being mulled by senior officials in the upper echelons of the Trump administration, who are scrambling for a way to respond to Russia after news broke that Moscow paid bounties to the Taliban to kill U.S. forces. One idea these officials have raised with President Donald Trump in recent days: not inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin from...