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    World levitates towards Russia, China

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2020

    FRANKLY and in summary: recently The United States of America has crossed several lines, committing atrocities, in many parts of the world. In the past,...

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    Putin signs Russia’s constt reform law

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:22pm on March 14, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed the package of constitutional reforms he had proposed, including a clause giving him an option to run for...

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    Dozens detained at Russian opposition protest

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:08pm on March 14, 2020

    Moscow police detained dozens of people at a protest against ‘political repressions’ near the headquarters of the Russian security service, including a well-known human rights...

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    Putin lays out path to staying in power

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:59pm on March 10, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin laid out a path Tuesday to staying in power after 2024, as lawmakers approved sweeping reforms to the constitution. In a...

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    Russia steps in to support tumbling ruble

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:13pm on March 09, 2020

    The Russian ruble tumbled on Monday to a four-year low amid a crash in oil prices as authorities rushed to assure the public the country...

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    A microcosm of regional and global battles

    James M Dorsey | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2020

    THE eastern Mediterranean has become a flash point for the meshing of geopolitics, the struggle for regional hegemony, battles for control of resources, religious soft...

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    Moscow’s difficult decision on Idlib

    Patrick Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2020

    Turkey’s leader, who nurses dreams of some kind of neo-Ottoman restoration across the Middle East, is now on a reckless tear, writes Patrick Lawrence AS...

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    Xenophobia, attribution and coronavirus

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2020

    MORALISING the way diseases and viruses are transferred is a very human, and particularly nasty trait. ‘We don’t need this kind of riff-raff on our...

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    Opposition urges ‘Russia without Putin’ in rally for slain liberal

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 02:11am on March 01, 2020

    Thousands rallied in central Moscow on Saturday to call on president Vladimir Putin not to stay in power indefinitely, in the first major protest by...

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    Russia strikes kill 5 civilians in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:53pm on February 24, 2020

    Five civilians died on Monday in Russian air strikes backing Syrian regime forces as they chip away at the country’s last major rebel bastion, a...