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Putin thanks FIFA for keeping politics out of World Cup

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, on Wednesday, thanked FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the football community,  for keeping politics out of sport, the day...
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Putin: I will step down in 2024

Vladimir Putin said on Friday he would respect the Russian Constitution which bans anyone from serving two consecutive presidential terms, meaning he will step...
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Electoral Commission: Putin has spent over $6.4m on election campaign

Incumbent Russian President, Vladimir Putin, who is currently seeking re-election, spent over $6.4 million (370 million rubles) on his electoral campaign, according to Russian...
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Putin demands safe environment for FIFA World Cup in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday urged law enforcement officers to ensure the safety of athletes and fans in Russia during the 2018 FIFA...
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Guterres, Putin, May, Merkel, others call for unity, promise economic progress in new year

    World leaders reflected on their mixed experiences in 2017 and looked to 2018, calling for unity and promising economic progress. In his new year message,...
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Putin: Russia ready to host 2018 World Cup

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was confident that Russia would have everything ready to host the 2018 Soccer World Cup as it...

Putin to expel 755 U.S. diplomatic staff Sep 1

President Vladimir Putin said Russia will expel 755 United States (U.S.) diplomatic staff and could consider imposing additional measures against the U.S. as a...

Putin: I’m yet to decide whether to seek re-election in 2018

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, on Friday, said he had yet to decide whether to run for re-election in 2018, but promised not to...
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Ahead World Cup, Putin signs bill over misconduct at sports events

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, signed a bill into law on Monday, stipulating an expansion in the administrative responsibility of misconduct by spectators at official...

Putin congratulates Trump, not Obama, in New Year’s statement

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated US President-elect Donald Trump, rather than President Barack Obama, in his annual New Year's greetings statement to foreign heads...