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Vladimir Putin Powerful Weapons at Hand

Vladimir Putin Powerful Weapons at Hand

Russian and Soviet leaders have long been known as tough guys, standing up to the West, others in their party and other Eastern bloc nations. While many showed powerful military might, crackdowns on opposition, pounding shoes and such, but none have had the weapons at hand that current Russian President Vladimir Putin does – his […]

Israel, Russia Ease Gun Carry Laws

Israel, Russia Ease Gun Carry Laws

Recognizing a greater need for citizens to be able to defend themselves, Israel recently eased laws on the carrying of firearms in public and Russia has also loosened restrictions on the ownership and use of guns. In Israel, the changes come in response to recent attacks, by armed Palestinians, on Israeli citizens; In Russia, where […]

Russian TV Station Discovery: Not Everything on the Internet is True

Russian TV Station Discovery: Not Everything on the Internet is True

A Russian State television station thought it had a scoop that would finally solve the mystery of who was responsible for the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, but it was soon to discover that not everything one finds on the internet is true. The station was duped – unintentionally, it appears […]

Vladimir Putin Leaves G20 Summit Defiant on Ukraine

Vladimir Putin Leaves G20 Summit Defiant on Ukraine

Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia before its conclusion after days of criticism from other world leaders over his continued interference in Ukraine’s affairs. He said he had finished his business at the summit, and needed to get back to Russia for some sleep before starting work on Monday. Putin met five […]

Ukraine Major Issue for Russia at G20 Summit This Year

Ukraine Major Issue for Russia at G20 Summit This Year

As the Group of 20 (G20) Summit kicks off its two-day weekend this year, the presence of Russian troops and rebels in Ukraine continues to be a major issue for President Vladimir Putin. Western leaders gathered this weekend to discuss global economic growth, but tensions between Russia and Ukraine stood at the forefront of many interactions. […]

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