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    Putin Believes He’s Destined to Make Russia Great Again. And He’s Just Getting Started
    Mar19

    Putin Believes He’s Destined to Make Russia Great Again. And He’s Just Getting Started

    A few weeks ago, one of the members of the Russian government turned to President Putin and asked, “Vladimir Vladimirovich, well, what will happen to me after March 18?” He asked his question in the presence of other ministers, and the upcoming elections were certainly on all their minds. They were all worried about whether they would keep their...

    Putin Sails to Big Victory, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud
    Mar19

    Putin Sails to Big Victory, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

    With final results due to be declared later Monday, Vladimir Putin appeared on course to be re-elected decisively in what one of his challengers described as a “filthy election.” Putin, who will serve another six-year-term bringing him just short of ruling Russia for as long as Communist dictator Joseph Stalin, didn’t wait for...

    How Russia Meddled in its Own Elections
    Mar19

    How Russia Meddled in its Own Elections

    Vladimir Putin, Russia’s longest-serving ruler since Joseph Stalin, surprised no one with his landslide re-election on Sunday. While his victory, in which he claimed 73.9 percent of the vote according to state-run exit polls, was a foregone conclusion, the Kremlin was reportedly anxious about turnout, and conducted an elaborate,...

    Putin retains grip on power, exit poll shows
    Mar19

    Putin retains grip on power, exit poll shows

    Vladimir Putin is set to extend his power in Russia for another six years after winning Sunday’s presidential election with a projected 73.9% of the vote, a state-run exit poll shows. Putin was widely expected to win his fourth term as President, with no meaningful opposition in the running and his fiercest opponent, Alexei Navalny, barred...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Protest Outside Russia’s Embassy, Consulate
    Mar18

    Ukrainian Nationalists Protest Outside Russia’s Embassy, Consulate

    Members of Ukrainian nationalist groups gathered near Russia’s embassy and consulate in Kyiv on March 18, having previously pledged to prevent Russians from voting in the presidential election on Ukrainian territory. Ukrainian authorities, meanwhile, announced that only Russian diplomats in Ukraine would be allowed to cast ballots at...

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election
    Mar18

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election

    Vote in Crimea, Tatars largely ignore Russian election Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Preliminary Results Project Putin’s Re-election, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud
    Mar18

    Preliminary Results Project Putin’s Re-election, Amid Allegations of Voter Fraud

    Russians turned up at polling stations Sunday in an election few voters had any doubts about who would emerge the winner. Soon after the polls closed in the enclave of Kaliningrad, preliminary results indicated incumbent President Vladimir Putin had secured victory in an election critics say was stage-managed. According to Russia’s election...

    Putin wins easily in fraud-tainted Russian vote
    Mar18

    Putin wins easily in fraud-tainted Russian vote

    By Vladimir Isachenkov and Jim Heintz | Associated Press 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...

    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...

    Vladimir Putin wins Russia’s presidential election
    Mar18

    Vladimir Putin wins Russia’s presidential election

    It wasn’t exactly contested. According to state-run exit polls and early returns, Vladimir Putin has won another term as Russia’s president. He faced no genuine opposition during his presidential campaign, and used all of the tools of his government’s well-oiled propaganda machine to ensure he received a huge percentage of the...