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    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,”...

    Moscow Slams Ukraine’s Refusal to Grant Access to Russian Voters as Illegal
    Mar18

    Moscow Slams Ukraine’s Refusal to Grant Access to Russian Voters as Illegal

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Ukraine’s denial of access for Russian citizens to the ballot stations during the presidential election is absolutely illegal. …read more Source: Fars News...

    From Paris with Love: Depardieu votes in Russian Election
    Mar18

    From Paris with Love: Depardieu votes in Russian Election

    One of Russia’s most famous citizens, French film star Gerard Depardieu, joined the millions who cast ballots in Sunday’s presidential election. Depardieu, a friend of President Vladimir Putin who presented him with a Russian passport in 2013 during a tax row between the actor and French authorities, voted at the Russian Embassy in...

    Vladimir Putin In 10 Dates
    Mar18

    Vladimir Putin In 10 Dates

    File photo: President Vladimir Putin/ Alexey NIKOLSKY / SPUTNIK / AFPVladimir Putin, who is expected to win a fourth term as Russian president in Sunday’s election, has reimposed the Kremlin’s grip over society since taking power 18 years ago. Here are key dates in the life of the 65-year-old former KGB officer: – October 7, 1952:...

    Russian Presidential Election: Polls Open In Moscow
    Mar18

    Russian Presidential Election: Polls Open In Moscow

    Russian paratroopers vote at a polling station during Russia’s presidential election in Stavropol on March 18, 2018.Danil Semyonov / AFPVoting opened Sunday in Moscow in Russia’s presidential election, with President Vladimir Putin set to secure a historic fourth Kremlin term amid escalating tensions with Britain and its allies over a...