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Sanctions on Russia to stay whoever wins U.S. vote: Putin ally

Andrey Kostin, an ally of President Vladimir Putin and the head of Russian state bank VTB, believes that U.S. sanctions on Moscow will stay in place irrespective of how Americans vote next week, he told Reuters. President Vladimir Putin, sitting next to Kostin this week at an investment forum, complained that the Trump administration had sanctioned Russia 46 times in the last four years. Washington sanctioned Moscow after U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russia tried to interfere in t...
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Putin orders national mask mandate in Russia as coronavirus spikes in second wave

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered a nationwide mask mandate as a second wave of coronavirus cases put the country’s...
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Putin says equipment a problem in production of Russian COVID-19 vaccines

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was facing challenges scaling up production of its main COVID-19 vaccine due to problems with equipment availability, but hoped to start mass vaccinations by the end of the year. Russia is currently testing its main experimental vaccine, known as Sputnik V, on 40,000 people in Moscow and outside of the trial has already begun vaccinating frontline workers, but only in small numbers. Earlier estimates by Russian officials of how many doses R...
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Putin calls for Turkish involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Turkey should be among countries involved in talks to end fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh, as Azerbaijan and Armenia again accused each other on Thursday of shelling civilians in and around the mountain enclave. With more peace talks scheduled for Geneva this week, the European Union said an escalation in the month-old conflict was "unacceptable" and called for a lasting settlement after the collapse of three ceasefires. The fighting has been the worst in the...
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As a lifelong Catholic and former US diplomat, I'm worried the Church is turning its members into pro-life single-issue voters at the expense of America's democracy

Official Catholic guidance emphasizes an opposition to abortion. Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2016, my deacon warned that any Catholic who voted Democrat risked their soul's eternal damnation because of the party's views on abortion.  Official Catholic guidance strongly warns against supporting abortion rights, causing many Catholics to vote single-issue.  Trump is relying on single-issue Catholic voters for his reelection — but confirming A...
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As a lifelong Catholic and former US diplomat, I'm worried the Church is turning its members into anti-abortion single-issue voters at the expense of America's democracy

Official Catholic guidance emphasizes an opposition to abortion. Jeffrey Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2016, my deacon warned that any Catholic who voted Democrat risked their soul's eternal damnation because of the party's views on abortion.  Official Catholic guidance strongly warns against supporting abortion rights, causing many Catholics to vote single-issue.  Trump is relying on single-issue Catholic voters for his reelection — but confirming A...
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Coronavirus live news: Germany registers new infections high; Russia and Ukraine report record deaths

Germany reports 14,964 new infections; Russia has 346 daily deaths; Ukraine death toll also hits new high;China sees highest cases in two monthsUS adds nearly 500,000 cases in a week; Europe faces more lockdownsGlobal survey shows widespread disapproval of Covid responsePope Francis criticised for rarely wearing face masksSurvey uncovers widespread belief in ‘dangerous’ Covid claims 11.21am GMT Iran reported 415 coronavirus deaths on Wednesday, its highest one-day total, health ministry spok...
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'Already broken': US election unlikely to change relations with Russia

Expects say little prospect for improvement, regardless of whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump winsAfter four years in which the Kremlin loomed large over US politics, the topics of collusion, Russian meddling or Ukrainian scandals have been largely absent from the campaign agenda as election day draws close.It may be that Moscow still intends to interfere: the FBI director Christopher Wray said last month that the bureau has seen “very active efforts by the Russians to influence our election in 2...
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What a Trump win will mean for Putin

Vladimir Putin will find it harder to pursue his global ambitions if Donald Trump loses the White House, writes Mikhail Fishman. Joe Biden is more likely to be tougher on sanctions and on Russia's activities in countries ranging from Syria to Afghanistan, Ukraine and Belarus. "If Trump is defeated, it will be a defeat for Putin too."
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, Syria, Cnn, Belarus, Donald Trump, Trump, Afghanistan Ukraine, Mikhail Fishman Joe Biden


Russia enacted a national mask mandate. Trump still won't do so, though it could save an estimated 130,000 lives.

Police officers in face masks patrol the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, in May 2020. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images As coronavirus cases surge worldwide, Russia has introduced a national mask mandate. A Russian agency announced Tuesday that citizens must wear masks in public places, including parking garages, elevators, and public transportation.  Research has shown that masks prevent coronavirus transmission. The US has yet to issue a nationwide mask mandate, though public-health ...
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Russia enacted a national mask mandate. Trump still won't do so, though it could save an estimated 63,000 lives.

Police officers in face masks patrol the Red Square in Moscow, Russia, in May 2020. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images As coronavirus cases surge worldwide, Russia has introduced a national mask mandate. A Russian agency announced Tuesday that citizens must wear masks in public places, including parking garages, elevators, and public transportation.  Research has shown that masks prevent coronavirus transmission. The US has yet to issue a nationwide mask mandate, though public-health ...
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MMA clubs are a hotbed for potential extremists, European security officials say

Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of the Chechen Republic. AP Photo/Musa Saduayev Abdoulakh Anzorov, the Chechen teen who killed French teacher Samuel Paty earlier this month, had been part of a largely-Chechen MMA club in Paris, a French police investigator confirmed to Insider. The police shot dead Anzorov shortly after the attack. Paty had recently shown his students inflammatory cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, an act that is blasphemous in Islam. The French police investigator told Insid...
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Viktor Orbán's use and misuse of religion serves as a warning to Western democracies

Somewhere in his journey to power in Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had a radical religious conversion. An atheist when he started in politics in the late 1980s, Orbán now calls himself a defender of Christianity. In an August speech commemorating the 1920 Treaty of Trianon – a traumatic event in which Hungary lost much of its territory – Orbán argued that Western Europe had given up on “a Christian Europe” and was choosing instead to experiment with “a godless cosmos, rainbow families, mi...
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Vladimir Putin has himself to blame for all the crises brewing in Russia's backyard

Vladimir Voronin / AP From Belarus to Kyrgyzstan, Russia is surrounded by mounting instability. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his top advisers have themselves to blame for these crises on their periphery, according to Matthew Rojansky, the director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Institute. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From mass protests in Belarus to political chaos in Kyrgyzstan to the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed terr...
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Reality bites for Putin's Covid-19 vaccine, as concerns over efficacy and safety linger

In August, Russian state media rolled out the red carpet for a bombshell announcement -- President Vladimir Putin, from his residence outside Moscow, unveiled what he said was the world's first registered coronavirus vaccine, meant to bring Russia closer to the end of a devastating pandemic.
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Reality bites for Putin's much-hyped Covid-19 vaccine, as concerns over efficacy and safety linger

In August, Russian state media rolled out the red carpet for a bombshell announcement -- President Vladimir Putin, from his residence outside Moscow, unveiled what he said was the world's first registered coronavirus vaccine, meant to bring Russia closer to the end of a devastating pandemic.
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Trump's closest allies around the world are distancing themselves from him in apparent preparation for a Biden win

US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a NATO summit event in England on December 4, 2019. Peter Nicholls/AFP/Getty Images World leaders appear to be preparing for a possible Joe Biden presidential victory. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Israeli Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Boris Johnson's UK government have recently given indications that they are distancing themselves from President Trump. On Sunday, Putin rejected Trump's criticism of the Biden family's ...
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Russian leader Putin rejects Trump’s claims about Hunter Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia, marking out his disagreement with one of Trump's attack lines in the U.S. presidential campaign.
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Belarus protests: nationwide strike looms after 'people’s ultimatum' rally

Opposition leader calls for action on Monday as Lukashenko defies demand from 100,000 marchers in Minsk to step downBelarusian riot police launched another violent crackdown in Minsk on Sunday evening, throwing stun grenades into crowds of peaceful protesters, chasing people through courtyards and making arrests as they attempted to curtail the 11th consecutive Sunday of protest in the country.At least 100,000 people marched through the centre of the Belarusian capital earlier in the day to give...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Vladimir Putin, World news, Belarus, Minsk, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Mike Pompeo, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya


Putin rejects Donald Trump's criticism of Biden family business, saying he sees nothing 'criminal' with Hunter Biden in Ukraine

Putin was responding to comments made by Trump during televised debates with Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia. The remarks signaled a disagreement with one of President Donald Trump's attack lines in the US presidential election. Trump has made accusations that Biden and his son Hunter engaged in unethical practices in Ukra...
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Putin rejects Trump's criticism of Biden family business, saying he sees nothing 'criminal' with Hunter Biden in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia. The remarks signaled a disagreement with one of President Donald Trump's attack lines in the US presidential election. Trump has made accusations that Biden and his son Hunter engaged in unethical practices in Ukraine. No evidence has been verified to support the allegations, and Joe Biden...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden’s past business ties with Ukraine or...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or...
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Putin rejects Donald Trump's criticism of Biden family business

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or...
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Putin rejects Donald Trump's criticism of Biden family business

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia, marking out his disagreement with one of Donald Trump's attack lines in the U.S. presidential election. Putin was responding to comments made by Trump during televised debates with Democratic challenger Joe Biden ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
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Belarus 'people’s ultimatum' protest met with violent crackdown

Over 100,000 march in Minsk threatening Lukashenko with nationwide strike should he refuse to step downBelarusian riot police launched another violent crackdown in Minsk on Sunday evening, throwing stun grenades into crowds of peaceful protesters, chasing people through courtyards and making arrests as they attempted to curtail the 11th consecutive Sunday of protest in the country.Earlier in the day, at least 100,000 people marched through the centre of the Belarusian capital to give what they d...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Vladimir Putin, World news, Belarus, Minsk, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Mike Pompeo, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya


Kleptopia review: power, theft and Trump as leader in Putin’s own image

Tom Burgis’s study of dark global realities casts a wide net, from Washington to Moscow, Kazakhstan and the CongoOpinion: $2tn in possible corrupt activity and KleptopiaIn a year dominated by a US presidential election between a kleptocrat and a democrat, a book about world-class thieves laundering trillions ought be the perfect bedtime reading for anyone curious about the unprecedented amounts of money that have been looted and hidden over the last 20 years. Related: Wicked Game review: a fas...
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Trump has emboldened authoritarian and democratic leaders alike to restrict the media and target perceived critics with a growing sense of impunity

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were in high spirits, smirking and jovial, when they appeared in front of the press corps at the annual G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, in 2019.
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No matter who wins the US election, the world's 'fake news' problem is here to stay

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were in high spirits, smirking and jovial, when they appeared in front of the press corps at the annual G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, in 2019.
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Analysis: No matter who wins the US election, the world's 'fake news' problem is here to stay

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were in high spirits, smirking and jovial, when they appeared in front of the press corps at the annual G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, in 2019.
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The politics of punk in the era of Trump

Trump is Punk! It’s a hashtag. It’s a slogan on t-shirts and trucker hats. It’s a click-bait headline.Milo Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart editor, may have started this buzz with his speech (delivered in drag) at Louisiana State University on 22 September 2016, in which he claimed that “being a Donald Trump supporter is the new punk” because it would “piss off your teachers, piss off your parents, piss off your friends.” Then in October, The Atlantic published “Donald Trump, Sex Pistol: The Pun...
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