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By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 18th, 2013
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to five years in jail for theft on Thursday, an unexpectedly tough punishment which supporters said proved President Vladimir Putin was a dictator ruling by repression. Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner who led the biggest protests against P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
May 7th, 2012
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By Georgy Satarov Advent of a new generation unshackled by Soviet habits has given the country a chance for reform In just six months, from the end of September 2011 to March 2012, Russia was transformed. The state’s gradual decomposition — its degenerate ethos of rent-seeking and appropriation...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Apr 30th, 2012
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“You think that we are coming here as foreigners, but we believe that we are at home here and maybe you are the foreigners. We will make those laws that suit us, whether you like it or not, and any attempts to change that will lead to spilled blood. There will be a second dead […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 6th, 2012
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Elena PONOMAREVA No matter how popular common human values, «global management» and other stereotypes are, a foreign policy of a sovereign state has always been and is still based on its own national interests and national security vision. Not many states can allow themselves this luxury in the conte...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 6th, 2012
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin coasted to a third presidential term in elections held on Sunday amid widespread accusationsof voter fraud. He previously served two terms as president from 2000 to 2008 but was barred by law from seeking a third consecutive term. Incumbent President Dmitry Medve...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Mar 4th, 2012
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Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has claimed victory in Russia’s presidential election. With tears rolling down his cheeks at a victory rally on Sunday, Putin said the Russian people had clearly rejected the attempts of unidentified enemies to “destroy Russia’s statehood and usurp powe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Feb 28th, 2012
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With Russia’s presidential election mere days away, the government of Vladimir Putin is pulling out all the stops to bolster Putin’s tattered domestic image. Putin’s latest stunt comes courtesy of Russia’s government-run Channel One television channel. On Monday, the channel reported that Russian and...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2012
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In its latest edition the US magazine Time did its own bit of pre-election ranting about Russia and Putin with its cover story “Russia’s Incredible Shrinking Prime Minister.” The message is in the subhead which reads: “His grip on power is shakier than ever. That makes the wor...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Feb 14th, 2012
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Democracy in the West has been long in making and we cannot point on a single person in any of the countries whom we would credit for having brought about democracy. We can only look at a long, and troublesome, history of social competition which has resulted in a state of affairs we call democracy, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 13th, 2012
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Leonid SAVIN On January 31, James Clapper, chief of the United States Intelligence Community (IC), presented a report on the threats America is to face in the future. The United States Intelligence Community is not a single organization but a cooperative federation of agencies which alongside with th...