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    Putin: As long as I’m president, there’ll be no gay marriage in Russia

Putin: As long as I’m president, there’ll be no gay marriage in Russia

President VPresident Vladimir Putin of Russia says gay marriage will not be legalised as long as he is president. Speaking in Kremlin, a city in Moscow, where he met a state commission to discuss the changes to Russia's constitution, Putin said he would not allow the traditional notion of mother and father to be subverted by what he called "parent number [...]

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    It’s unlikely for Trump to be removed, says Putin

It’s unlikely for Trump to be removed, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin of Russia says it is unlikely that the impeachment of Donald Trump would be upheld by the United States senate. Speaking in a televised news conference on Thursday, Putin alleged that the charges against the US president were "fabricated", adding that Trump’s Republican party has the majority in the upper chamber and would not want to remove its [...]

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    Buhari’s visit to Putin’s house

Buhari’s visit to Putin’s house

Each time we are rated low by world-class organizations—that are data-driven, we would kick against it (without showing superior statistics to the whole world), but when it is positive like the World Bank just did, we would embrace it, celebrating it to the top of “Olumo rock.”. Is this peculiar to the administration of baba alone? No! Every administration before [...]

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    Buhari-Putin entente: Will Russia rush Nigeria to ruin?

Buhari-Putin entente: Will Russia rush Nigeria to ruin?

I once wrote: ‘’There is no morality in global politics. It is eat or be eaten. The nucleus of international relations, beyond the niceties of diplomacy, is interest. Substantially, foreign relations are a trade of interests. Nothing is given for nothing. Every country seeks its own even in the extension of charity to another country.’’ What is Russia’s interest in Nigeria [...]

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    Putin: Russia played a significant role in the liberation of Africa

Putin: Russia played a significant role in the liberation of Africa

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has expressed his country’s readiness to strengthen military, technical and humanitarian cooperation with African countries. Putin made this known in an interview with TASS, Russia’s leading news agency, ahead of the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum scheduled to hold from October 23 to October 24, in the summer beach resort of Sochi. The summit is meant to [...]

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    Buhari to meet Putin in Russia

Buhari to meet Putin in Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with Valdimir Putin, his Russian counterpart, within the week. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Shehu said the Nigerian leader will leave Abuja on Monday to attend a three-day Russia-Africa summit in Sochi, Russia. "The event, which will be held between October 23rd to 25th, will focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in [...]

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    Oil prices rise as Putin expresses cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Oil prices rise as Putin expresses cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Oil prices have witnessed a slight rebound after dropping below $50 a barrel--the first time it has reached that level since October 2017.   [...]

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    EXTRA: Russians will go to heaven if there’s a nuclear attack, says Putin

EXTRA: Russians will go to heaven if there’s a nuclear attack, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin says should there be a nuclear attack, Russians will go to heaven as martyrs because they would be victims of an "aggression". Putin said this on Thursday while speaking at an international policy forum in Sochi, a city in the country. The Russian president commended the new missiles in the country’s arsenal. He said Russia would not be the first [...]

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    Russian cabinet resigns after Putin’s inauguration for new term

Russian cabinet resigns after Putin’s inauguration for new term

Russia’s cabinet resigned after President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a new presidential term, the government press service said in a statement on Monday. “ Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on the Russian government’s resignation,” the government said. Presidential elections were held in Russia on March 18. Voter turnout was 67.54 per cent. Putin won the elections gaining 76.69 per cent of the vote, with [...]

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    Putin wins fresh six-year term

Putin wins fresh six-year term

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has won a new term of another six years, after receiving 75 percent of the vote in the 2018 presidential election. The main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was barred from the race while Pavel Grudinin of the Communist Party, Putin's closest rival secured 11.2 percent votes. The result was in little doubt, given that the Kremlin has [...]

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    Putin considers fresh 6-year term — after 17 years in power

Putin considers fresh 6-year term — after 17 years in power

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was first elected 17 years ago, on Friday said he would consider running for re-election in 2018. The Kremlin has been coy in recent weeks about whether the 64-year-old head of state would run for another six-year term in the March 2018 election. In early July, his spokesman said the matter was still undecided. Putin was on a [...]

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    US-Russia relations worse since Trump took office, says Putin

US-Russia relations worse since Trump took office, says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the levels of trust between Moscow and Washington have deteriorated since US President Donald Trump took office. A transcript of an interview released by the Kremlin on Wednesday quoted Putin as saying that: "One could say that the level of trust on a working level, especially on the military level, has not improved, but rather has deteriorated." Asked about accusations [...]

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    Russia not trying to interfere in France election, says Putin

Russia not trying to interfere in France election, says Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that his government does not want to interfere in the April 23 election of France. Putin said this on Friday when he met with French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow. US authorities have accused the Russian government of using cyber-attacks to meddle its presidential election last year. The Kremlin has adamantly denied those allegations. Putin [...]

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    Putin: Trump, hire prostitutes? He has seen the world’s most beautiful girls

Putin: Trump, hire prostitutes? He has seen the world’s most beautiful girls

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described as “fake” a report that Russian authorities have compromising information about President-elect Donald Trump with prostitutes on a visit to Moscow. Taunting those behind the report of being “worse than prostitutes”, Putin expressed doubt that Trump would hire prostitutes while in Moscow as an organiser of a beauty contest who “associated with the world’s most [...]

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    UPDATED: Putin says Russia will not eject US diplomats due to Trump’s presidency

UPDATED: Putin says Russia will not eject US diplomats due to Trump’s presidency

Russia on Friday announced plans to expel 35 US diplomats and ban US diplomatic staff from using a dacha and a warehouse in Moscow in retaliation to Washington’s sanctions, Russian news agencies are reporting. Sergei Lavrov, foreign minister, was quoted by the agencies as saying he had proposed the measures to President Vladimir Putin. Barack Obama, outgoing president of the US on [...]

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    Putin backs those who hacked Hillary Clinton’s party

Putin backs those who hacked Hillary Clinton’s party

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed support for those who hacked Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party, saying they exposed the truth. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Putin said the best evidence that the hackers exposed worthwhile information was that the Democratic National Committee’s chairperson resigned based on the hacked information. The emails released from the hack, was widely blamed on Russia. The [...]

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