Vladimir Putin

Trump commerce secretary’s business links with Putin family laid out in leaked files

Wilbur Ross stands to profit from company run by Russians, some of whom are under US sanctions Donald Trumps commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, is doing business with Vladimir Putins son-in-law through a shipping venture in What are the Paradise Papers? video Peter Harrell, a senior state department official under Barack […]

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Pussy Riots Nadya: Putin Not Nearly as Powerful as American Media Portrays Him

In 2012, five members of the Russian collective Pussy Riot put on a punk rock performance inside Moscows Cathedral of Christ the Savior. This act of alleged sacrilege led to three arrests, with Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina ultimately serving 21 months in prison on charges of hooliganism motivated […]

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Vladimir Putin denies he has compromising material on Donald Trump

Russian president tells Megyn Kelly he has no relationship with Trump and had never met him Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied he had any compromising material about US President Donald Trump. Well, this is just another load of nonsense, Putin said on NBC News Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, […]

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Pussy Riot’s Masha Alyokhina on Putin, Trump and Brexit: ‘It’s useless to be afraid’

Set to headline Australias Dark Mofo in Hobart, the activist speaks about imprisonment, fear and discovering her son is violating the regime of school Are you able to keep calling her later today or late tonight? Maria Alyokhinas representative asks me, panicked. Or could you try any other day? In […]

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No ‘reliable information’ on Chechnya gay persecution, says Putin spokesman

Police in the predominantly Muslim republic allegedly rounded up more than 100 gay men and killed at least three In the face of police in the predominantly Muslim republic rounded up more than 100 men suspected of homosexuality and that at least three of them have been killed. Chechen authorities […]

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