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    ‘Trust No One’: Exiled Azerbaijani Reporter Says He’s Being Hunted In Kyiv
    Mar19

    ‘Trust No One’: Exiled Azerbaijani Reporter Says He’s Being Hunted In Kyiv

    An Azeri reporter trapped in Ukraine claims he narrowly escaped an attempt to abduct him and send him back to Azerbaijan, where prison may await. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How To Deal with Putin
    Mar19

    How To Deal with Putin

    In a result that should surprise no one, Vladimir Putin was elected to a fourth term as Russia’s President on Sunday, March 18. The Kremlin’s outrageous efforts to increase turnout—including reminders to show up at the polls posted on the mobile apps of major state-owned banks—combined with massive and well-documented voter fraud...

    Fighter pilot blamed by Russia for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead
    Mar19

    Fighter pilot blamed by Russia for downing Malaysian Airlines plane found dead

    A Ukrainian fighter pilot blamed by the Kremlin in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 has committed suicide, according to reports. Capt. Vladyslav Voloshyn, 29, who had claimed to be the victim of a smear campaign by Moscow, shot himself in his Mykolaiv home near the Black Sea, the BBC reported, citing local media…. …read...

    CNN Reporter: Russians Have Been ‘Immensely Disappointed’ With Trump’s Presidency
    Mar19

    CNN Reporter: Russians Have Been ‘Immensely Disappointed’ With Trump’s Presidency

    CNN reporter Matthew Chance said on Sunday that Russian citizens are “immensely disappointed” with President Donald Trump’s tenure. Chance was reporting from Russia as voters went to the polls in an election easily won by President Vladimir Putin, given that his chief opponent wasn’t allowed to be on the ballot. Host...

    Putin Won at the Ballot Box. He’s Losing Elsewhere.
    Mar19

    Putin Won at the Ballot Box. He’s Losing Elsewhere.

    Russia increasingly faces a mess in Syria, U.S. aid to Ukraine, harsh sanctions and anemic economic growth. …read more Source:...

    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...

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West
    Mar19

    Analysis | With Vladimir Putin’s re-election, expect rising tensions with the West

    MOSCOW – When Russian President Vladimir Putin took the stage on a square outside the Kremlin to claim victory in Sunday’s national election, he did so at an open-air concert celebrating the fourth anniversary of his annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    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...