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Putin's disappearance could be another genius ploy

Russian President Vladimir Putin has not been seen in public since March 5, and the world is waiting to see if the 62-year-old casually returns or if his absence signals something far more serious. 738 more words


Did Vladimir Putin Pull a Don Draper?

Despite Peskov’s best efforts, the theories about what could be behind Putin’s mysterious absence have continued to swirl

Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t been seen in public since March 5, and depending on whom you ask, he’s either dead, has had a stroke, has cancer, is being overthrown in a palace coup, or, contrary to his spokesperson’s denials Friday, has been out of the public eye because he has fathered a lovechild. 505 more words


Unconfirmed Russian Internet rumors that Vladimir Putin is dead

DEBKAfile reports that Russian websites Thursday morning began running unconfirmed reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin had suddenly died. This has not been confirmed by any official in Moscow.

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Putin Says He'll Take a 10% Pay Cut

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday he would take a 10% pay cut, as the country’s economy continues to stagnate.

The decision, effective March 1 through Dec. 92 more words

RT: Putin: Gas supplies to Europe could suffer in 3-4 days if Kiev doesn't pay

Well, they won’t pay their bills, and somehow they will manage to twist this around to make it Putin’s fault. What else is new? ~J… 607 more words


Russian Government Seeks To Ban Production Of GMOs

Russia’s government has submitted a bill to the country’s parliament, seeking to ban cultivation and breeding of genetically modified organisms (GMO).

The bill, submitted to the lower house of Russia’s parliament Tuesday, bans “the cultivation and breeding of genetically modified plants and animals on the territory of the Russian Federation, except for the use in expertise and scientific research.” 125 more words


How to ensure that Russia will stick to the Ukrainian cease-fire deal

By Fareed Zakaria
Thursday, February 12, 2015

The deal announced Thursday to end the fighting in Ukraine will face the same obstacle the previous such agreement has faced: how to ensure that Russia will abide by it. 801 more words

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