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    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...

    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...

    Putin Expected to Easily Win Russian Presidential Vote
    Mar18

    Putin Expected to Easily Win Russian Presidential Vote

    Russians are going to the polls Sunday for a presidential election that is certain to allow incumbent Vladimir Putin to retain his grip on power and the presidency. Putin 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...

    All the theories Russia is pushing to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the UK
    Mar18

    All the theories Russia is pushing to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the UK

    Ukraine, the UK, the US, Uzbekistan, and various unspecified criminal groups have all been suggested by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...

    Saakashvili Supporters Demand Poroshenko Resignation
    Mar18

    Saakashvili Supporters Demand Poroshenko Resignation

    Supporters of opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili are demonstrating in Kyiv to demand the resignation of President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    All the theories Russia is pushing to claim they weren’t behind the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the UK

    Ukraine, the UK, the US, Uzbekistan, and various unspecified criminal groups have all been suggested by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Business...

    Why Russia’s presidential election is like no other
    Mar18

    Why Russia’s presidential election is like no other

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin will win the election — that’s a given. He maintains the overwhelming support of the Russian people, while the state has kicked his main opponent out of the race and sanctioned other candidates in the running. The outcome is so deeply etched in stone, even Putin himself seems bored. His campaign has...

    After Documenting Nazi Crimes, A French Priest Exposes ISIS Attacks On Yazidis
    Mar18

    After Documenting Nazi Crimes, A French Priest Exposes ISIS Attacks On Yazidis

    Patrick Desbois has spent the last 15 years uncovering details of Nazi massacres in Eastern Europe and Russia. Using the same methods, the priest is now uncovering ISIS crimes against Yazidis.(Image credit: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Steps Up Security At Russian Facilities, Blocks Most Russians From Voting
    Mar18

    Ukraine Steps Up Security At Russian Facilities, Blocks Most Russians From Voting

    Security has been stepped up outside Russian government installations in Ukraine after Kyiv announced that only diplomats would be allowed access to vote in Russia’s presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Anger as Ukraine doesn’t allow Russians to vote
    Mar18

    The Latest: Anger as Ukraine doesn’t allow Russians to vote

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russia’s presidential election (all times local): …read more Source: The Bismarck...