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    Russians in Crimea, Israel, Participating in Elections to Determine by How Much Putin Will Win
    Mar18

    Russians in Crimea, Israel, Participating in Elections to Determine by How Much Putin Will Win

    More than 40 international observers from 20 countries, including from Israel, will cover the presidential election in Crimea. …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls
    Mar18

    Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

    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...

    Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term
    Mar18

    Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking to employees of the Almazov National Medical Center in St Petersburg, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Photo: AP YEKATERINBURG, Russia: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out...

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term
    Mar18

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term

    Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent ahead and is expected to win a historic fourth term in the presidential election on Sunday. © Sputnik/AFP / Alexey NIKOLSKYMOSCOW, Mar 18- Russians headed to the polls Sunday in elections set to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic fourth Kremlin...

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term
    Mar18

    Russia votes with strongman Putin set for fourth term

    Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost two decades, is polling at around 70 percent ahead and is expected to win a historic fourth term in the presidential election on Sunday. – AFP photo Russians headed to the polls Sunday in elections set to hand President Vladimir Putin a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing...

    Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin
    Mar18

    Isolated but defiant, Russia set to re-elect strongman Putin

    MOSCOW: Russia was on Sunday set to elect Vladimir Putin to a historic fourth Kremlin term, as the country faces increasing isolation over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of US sanctions. Since taking power 18 years ago, Putin has stamped his total authority on the country, silencing opposition and reasserting Moscow’s lost...

    Evolving ‘Super Candidate’ Putin Strategizing for ‘Super Majority’ Turnout
    Mar18

    Evolving ‘Super Candidate’ Putin Strategizing for ‘Super Majority’ Turnout

    In a Russian presidential campaign season in which Kremlin officials have insisted that candidates abide by federal election laws, numerous news outlets have reported President Vladimir Putin’s exception to the rule. Barred from leveraging so-called “administrative resources” — the bureaucratic machinery of various state-backed media,...

    America Must Ask More of Its NATO Allies
    Mar18

    America Must Ask More of Its NATO Allies

    John R. Deni Security, Europe Conditionality creates the very instability that the NATO treaty was designed to eliminate in the first place, ultimately undermining U.S. security and economic well-being. The president’s 2019 budget proposes a 30 percent increase—to $6.5 billion—for the European Deterrence Initiative, a program that pays for...

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

    Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

    A combination picture shows candidates in the Russian 2018 presidential election, including (top, L-R) Vladimir Putin, Pavel Grudinin, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Ksenia Sobchak, (bottom, L-R) Grigory Yavlinsky, Sergei Baburin, Boris Titov, and Maxim Suraikin. REUTERS/Staff/FilesPETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY: Russians began voting in a presidential election...

    Russians to Vote Sunday in Presidential Election; Putin Victory Expected
    Mar17

    Russians to Vote Sunday in Presidential Election; Putin Victory Expected

    Russians are to vote Sunday in a presidential election expected to result in another six-year term for Vladimir Putin, who has been in a position of leadership in Russia for 18 years. He faces seven challengers but no real threats from any of the contenders. Each of the other candidates — a reality TV star and an ultranationalist among them — is...