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    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition
    May06

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s victory in the March election was never in question and the prospect of his inauguration has generated little excitement © Sputnik/AFP/File / Michael KlimentyevMoscow, Russian Federation, May 6 – Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained...

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition
    May06

    Putin 4.0 to launch amid crackdown on opposition

    MOSCOW: Vladimir Putin will on Monday be inaugurated for his fourth Kremlin term under the shadow of hugely strained ties with the West and a crackdown on the opposition, with Alexei Navalny and hundreds more detained at the weekend. Opposition leader Navalny was held along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies...

    A Large Military Exercise Just Started in the Baltics. Here Is Why It Matters.
    May06

    A Large Military Exercise Just Started in the Baltics. Here Is Why It Matters.

    Nicholas J. Myers Security, Europe Russia is watching. On May 2, 2018, Estonia began the largest exercise in its history since regaining independence in 1991. The exercise is called Siil 2018 (“hedgehog” in Estonian), will last until May 14, and features 15,000 servicemen including 2,000 foreigners from ten NATO countries (Belgium, Canada,...

    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies
    May06

    Navalny, hundreds of supporters detained at anti-Putin rallies

    MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with more than a thousand of his supporters on Saturday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into police...

    Anti-Putin Activist Among Hundreds Arrested in Russian Protests
    May06

    Anti-Putin Activist Among Hundreds Arrested in Russian Protests

    Russian’s most widely known opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, along with hundreds of his supporters, were detained Saturday as street demonstrations unfolded in Moscow and 90 other Russian cities to protest Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a fourth presidential term. Within minutes of Navalny’s arrival at a protest in central...

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia
    May06

    Nearly 1,600 detained in protests across Russia

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained along with nearly 1,600 of his supporters yesterday during nationwide rallies against Vladimir Putin as police and paramilitary activists used force to break up rallies in Moscow and Saint Petersburg.Riot police beat protesters with truncheons, dragged them along the ground and threw them into...

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title
    May05

    Kvitova battles past Buzarnescu to win first Prague title

    Petra Kvitova won her third title of the year as she fought back from a set down to beat Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 4-6 6-2 6-3 in the Prague Open final yesterday. The Czech second seed got off to a flying start and took a 4-1 lead in the opening set but Buzarnescu battled back to break Kvitova’s dominance, winning the next five games to...

    World: How Trump’s fixer built a shadowy business empire
    May05

    World: How Trump’s fixer built a shadowy business empire

    NEW YORK — He was a personal-injury lawyer who often worked out of taxi offices scattered around New York City. Before he joined the Trump Organization and became Trump’s lawyer and fixer, Michael D. Cohen was a hard-edge personal-injury attorney and businessman. Now a significant portion of his quarter-century business record is under the...

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration
    May05

    Putin opponents protest across Russia before his inauguration

    * Putin won landslide re-election in March * Is due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to an autocratic Tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Critics of Vladimir Putin took to the streets of Russia on Saturday ahead of his inauguration for a fourth presidential term to register their opposition to...

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor
    May05

    At Anti-Putin Protests, Russian Police Detain Over 1,000 People: Rights Monitor

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 1,000 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead of his inauguration for a fourth term as president. Navalny had called for demonstrations in more than 90 towns and cities across Russia against what he says is Putin’s...