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Fathers And Children: The Internet Reacts To Putin’s Alleged Billionaire Daughter

  According to Reuters, Katerina Tikhonova (left) is Putin’s youngest daughter and she is married to Kirill Shamalov (right), the son of a shareholder in…


Portrait Of A Trucker: New Breed Of Russian Protester Hails From Putin’s Electorate

  Dozens of long-distance truckers set up protest camps on the outskirts of Moscow to protest a new Kremlin-sanctioned road-levy, which they say amounts to…


Kurds Deny Russian Claims That Turkey Buys IS Oil

Dec. 04 2015 18:41 Last edited 18:43 Russia’s Defense Ministry / YouTubeA screenshot from a video showing tanker trucks transporting oil. The Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government…


Moldova and Ukraine try to block Transdniestria — region’s acting foreign minister

December 04, 15:46 UTC+3 CHISINAU Governments in Kiev and Chisinau have established joint control on the Kuchurgany crossing point on the Transdniestrian section of the…


Ukraine? – What Ukraine ?

By Brian Whitmore December 03, 2015 What Vladimir Putin didn’t say may be just as important as what he did say. In a one-hour speech…


What’s in a Name? Russia Replaces ‘Islamic State’ With ‘Daesh’

By Anna Dolgov Dec. 04 2015 16:27 Last edited 16:27 Stringer / ReutersA fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds…


Russia Equips Central Syria Airport as New Base for Raids

Agence France-Presse 8:14 p.m. EST December 3, 2015 Russian Sukhoi Su-30 SM jet fighters land on a runway at the Hmeimim air base on Oct….


A Battle Is Raging for Russian Foreign Policy (Op-Ed)

By Tatiana Stanovaya Andrei Gordeyev / Vedomosti President Vladimir Putin takes advice from three distinct groups of foreign policy ideologists who can be labeled warriors, merchants and pious…


Putin Seeks Entente Cordiale With the West

By Vladimir Frolov Nov. 24 2015 12:38 Last edited 12:39 Kevin Lamarque / Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin is not the type of leader who wastes a geopolitical…


Russian Intelligence Chief: IS May Invade Central Asia

The Associated Press Oct. 28 2015 22:18 Last edited 22:18 Denis Abramov / VedomostiFSB director Alexander Bortnikov Russian intelligence on Wednesday warned of an increased risk of Taliban…


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