Vladimir Putin

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...
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Jul 16th, 2013
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Ola Johnson, IndepthAfrica Criminal US brainpower leaker Edward Snowden has requisitioned provisional refuge in Russia, authorities say. The Federal Migration Service affirmed he had finished the important paperwork at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo runway, where he has been for as long as three weeks. ...
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Mar 8th, 2013
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It is no accident that the death of Hugo Chavez, while mourned by the usual suspects on the left, was celebrated by thousands of his fellow countrymen. In the Doral section of Miami, FL, home to the largest enclave of Venezuelans living in America, the strongman’s demise was met with unrestrained joy...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Aug 20th, 2012
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It wasn’t a trial but a farce. Following a courtroom saga that made a mockery of Russia’s judicial system and aroused global condemnation, the three female members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot have been sentenced to two years in jailfor the crime of protesting the government of Presid...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Aug 9th, 2012
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Tehran will today host a summit of Iran-friendly foreign ministers in an attempt to wrest the international focus away from calls for Bashar al-Assad to step down. Iran accuses Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar of arming the opposition in Syria, in collusion with the United States and Israel, to overthr...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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Andrei AKULOV The possibility of intervention in Syria without United Nations approval is growing. The events in Houla, the following expulsion of Syrian ambassadors from a number of countries exacerbate the situation while the guilt of the Syrian government is far from being a proven fact. The tensi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 4th, 2012
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Luka Rocco Magnotta was arrested in Berlin this morning, German police say. The 29-year-old Canadian wanted for a horrific Montreal murder was arrested in an Internet cafe, according to the Bild newspaper. The report comes just as French authorities said they were investigating the theory that Magnot...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
May 30th, 2012
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MONTREAL – In this chain of depraved events, orchestrated by a disturbed mind, it turns out that the severed human foot delivered to Tory headquarters was only the latest link. CAUTION: GRAPHIC CONTENT MAY DISTURB SOME READERS. Before that, someone repeatedly stabbed a young man with an ice pic...
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 […]...