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    Vladimir Putin Wins 4th Term Amid Reports of Rampant Voter Fraud
    Mar18

    Vladimir Putin Wins 4th Term Amid Reports of Rampant Voter Fraud

    (MOSCOW) — Early results and an exit poll showed that Vladimir Putin handily won a fourth term as Russia’s president Sunday, adding six years in the Kremlin for the man who has led the world’s largest country for all of the 21st century. The vote was tainted by widespread reports of ballot-box stuffing and forced voting, but the...

    Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia
    Mar18

    Putin easily wins another six-year term, firms grip on Russia

    Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin at a polling station during the presidential election in Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018.—Reuters photoKEMEROVO: Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world´s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties...

    Russia Election: Vladimir Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote: exit poll
    Mar18

    Russia Election: Vladimir Putin set for fourth term with 74 percent of vote: exit poll

    Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, stood against seven other candidates, but his most vocal critic Alexei Navalny was barred from the ballot for legal reasons and the final outcome was never in doubt. Moscow (AFP) – Vladimir Putin won Russia’s presidential election on Sunday with almost 74 percent of the vote,...

    BREAKING: Putin Elected Fourth Term As Russia President
    Mar18

    BREAKING: Putin Elected Fourth Term As Russia President

    Russian President, Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin has been re-elected for the fourth term as the President of Russia Putin on Sunday won fourth Kremlin term with 73.9 percent of the vote. He is expected to lead Russia for another six years. Vladimir Putin was earlier projected to win the Russian presidential election with 73.9 percent of the vote,...

    Ukrainian Activists Block Russian Consular Buildings to Prevent Overseas Vote
    Mar18

    Ukrainian Activists Block Russian Consular Buildings to Prevent Overseas Vote

    Protesters in Ukraine’s capital city of Kiev built barricades around the Russian Embassy to prevent Russian nationals from casting their overseas votes in the presidential elections taking place on Sunday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Kiev protests dismantle Crimea installation, demand Poroshenko resign
    Mar18

    Kiev protests dismantle Crimea installation, demand Poroshenko resign

    Members of Movement of the New Forces protest in Kiev against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and demand his resignation. …read more Source:...

    Russia Votes as Putin Win Is Expected
    Mar18

    Russia Votes as Putin Win Is Expected

    (MOSCOW) — Russia’s presidential election was tainted Sunday by unprecedented pressure on voters to turn out and incidents of suspected ballot box stuffing — a barely democratic exercise that will grant Vladimir Putin another six years of power. His critics have called the election a farce and urged voters to boycott, but millions of...

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
    Mar18

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

    UST-DJEGUTA, Russia – Russians vote in a presidential election on Sunday expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, though the Kremlin could miss out on the resounding mandate it wants if large numbers, bored by a one-sided contest, do not bother to vote., Opinion polls give Putin, the incumbent, support of around 70 percent, or...

    Putin eyes fourth term
    Mar18

    Putin eyes fourth term

    MOSCOW: Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning. With the vast country stretching across 11 time zones, polls opened in the Russian far east at 2000 GMT on Saturday and will close in Kaliningrad, the...

    Saakashvili’s Supporters Hold Rally in Kiev Demanding Poroshenko’s Resignation
    Mar18

    Saakashvili’s Supporters Hold Rally in Kiev Demanding Poroshenko’s Resignation

    Saakashvili is broadcasting live the rally on his Facebook page. According to the Ukrayinska Pravda (Ukrainian Truth) news portal, the activists are planning to continue the protest near Poroshenko’s house in Kozyn settlement in the Kiev region. The protesters are reportedly holding banners saying “Poroshenko means poverty, immigration,”...