Articles Tagged with Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Plans To Disconnect Russia From The Internet ‘In An Emergency’

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New reports suggest that President Vladimir Putin is considering plans to unplug Russia from the global internet in order to protect themselves from the “unpredictable” West. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said that a closed meeting would take place on Monday to discuss the radical plans. “Taking into account the complete unpredictability… Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Russia Could Take Kiev In Two Weeks

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Russian forces could take over Kiev in two weeks, President Vladimir Putin reportedly told the EU. In the last week, more than 1,000 Russian forces have crossed the border into Ukraine to back Russia-aligned rebels. As fears of wider military action grow, EU President Jose Manuel Barroso said Putin claimed his forces could take over… Read more »

Russia: U.S. Imports Ban Worries American Farmers

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Russia has instituted a U.S. food imports ban and fruits and vegetables from the European Union. Vladimir Putin’s country is the largest importer of American raised chicken in the world. Only a chocolate, champagne, and a few other food items form the United States are not expected to be a part of the food import… Read more »

Russia ‘Sissy Bombs’ Obama On Twitter

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin “sissy bombed” President Barack Obama with Vladimir Putin “manly” photos on Twitter. The Russian leader posted photos which appear to challenge the manliness of President Obama. Vladimir Putin is shown in traditional manly-man poses and settings in each image, which include a caption created by Dmitry Rogozin. One Obama… Read more »

New Russia Sanctions Expected After MH17 Crash, Say Economists

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According to a survey of 29 economists conducted by Bloomberg, the United States will add to its existing sanctions on Russia in the wake of last week’s tragic shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. “In the U.S. and Europe, the readiness to incur short-term economic costs and impose more punitive sanctions on Russia has… Read more »

John Kerry: Malaysia Airlines Jet Brought Down By Russian Missile

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that a Russian missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according to Reuters. Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union, Kerry said that “it’s pretty clear that this is a [missile] system that was transferred from Russia.” He declined to say Russian President Vladimir Putin was “culpable”… Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Iraq’s Remaining Hope, According To Iraqi Christians

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As tensions remain high in Iraq and its neighboring states, a particular sector of the country’s religious is seeking help from an unlikely source. Iraqi Christians are reportedly clamoring for Russia, and its controversial leader, Vladimir Putin, according to The Daily Beast. Iraqi Christians, an often target of political and religious persecutions in the Middle… Read more »

USAF Intercepts Russian Bombers 50 Miles Off California Coast

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USAF jets scrambled earlier this week when four Russian bombers triggered American air defense systems by coming within 50 miles of the Pacific coastline. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) confirmed Wednesday that United States air defenses were deployed twice on Monday in response to four Russian Tu-95 Bear H strategic bombers. The first… Read more »

Prince Charles Compares Putin To Hitler, Russia Demands Apology

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Prince Charles appears to have created a diplomatic incident with comments he made comparing Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, and now the Russian President is demanding an apology from the future king of England. On Thursday, a senior official at the British Foreign Office met with a Russian Ambassador and brushed of Prince Charles’ remarks,… Read more »