Turkey – USA (Russia)

It was confirmed by Turkey representatives, they have received a sophisticated Russian surface-to-air missile system, defying U.S. threats for more than a year that purchasing the S-400s would result in harsh retaliation against the fellow NATO ally. Photo - A Russian plane carrying the first batch of equipment for S-400 missile defense systems arrives at… Continue reading Turkey – USA (Russia)

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Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

  February 2019 - President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Members of the Federation Council, State Duma deputies, citizens of Russia,   Today’s Address is primarily devoted to matters of domestic social and economic development. I would like to focus on the objectives set forth in the May 2018 Executive Order and detailed in the national projects. Their content… Continue reading Putin: ‘State Of The Nation’

Russia – Moscow (protests) July 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police rounded up more than 1,000 people in Moscow on Saturday in one of the biggest crackdowns of recent years against an increasingly defiant opposition decrying President Vladimir Putin’s tight grip on power. * Euronews correspondent Galina Polonskaya takes us to the heart of a demonstration in Moscow today calling for… Continue reading Russia – Moscow (protests) July 2019

G20 Summit – Japan – Ramaphosa

  The G20 is a forum that is used to discuss policies surrounding international financial stability. The forum was originally formed in 1999. The G20 is made up of a group of nations with the most advanced and emergency economies in the world. These countries make up about 85% of global GDP, over 75% of… Continue reading G20 Summit – Japan – Ramaphosa

Crimea – Russia – old documentation

Crimea was part of Russia from 1783, when the Tsarist Empire annexed it a decade after defeating Ottoman forces in the Battle of Kozludzha, until 1954, when the Soviet government transferred Crimea from the Russian Soviet Federation of Socialist Republics (RSFSR) to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (UkrSSR). The transfer was announced in the Soviet… Continue reading Crimea – Russia – old documentation

Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (Russia)

  Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin is a Russian oligarch nicknamed "Putin's chef" because of his closeness to the Russian president and his career in the food and restaurant industry. He caters Vladimir Putin's "state dinners with foreign dignitaries" and provides meals for both Russian schools and the military. Prigozhin is one of 13 individuals named in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment made… Continue reading Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (Russia)