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Trump blames Obama for alleged Russia’s meddling in U.S. election

United States (U.S.) President, Donald Trump, has again blamed former President Barack Obama, for “not doing something” about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016...
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Putin: World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country’s hosting of the World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about Russia. Russia’s host nation status had...
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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...
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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...