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  1. On Putin's 65th birthday, thousands of protesters gather across Russia in support of opposition leader

    LATimes-Europe 10.07 / 22:49 latimes.com
    Thousands of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demonstrated in 80 cities across the country Saturday in response to calls from the anti-corruption crusader to petition for his release from jail and to allow him to register as a candidate against President Vladimir Putin…
  2. 'Putin, go away': Protesters rally across Russia on president's 65th birthday

    In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed demonstrators in Moscow to rally near the Kremlin…
  3. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin - The cure for the neocons idiotism: A story of true leadership

    Sott.net - World 10.07 / 11:16 sott.net
    Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 65 on October 7, 2017 Vladimir Putin was born in Leningrad (currently St. Petersburg) on October 7, 1952. His father Vladimir Putin (1911-1999) had been a submariner before World War II. In 1941 he was drafted into the Red Army. First, he served in a mobile internal security battalion of the NKVD (People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs - the then equivalent of the Interior Ministry), and then in the 330th infantry regiment of the Red Army's 86th…
  4. Will Vladimir Putin run for president of Russia again? He's not saying — yet

    LATimes-Europe 10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he has still not decided whether he will run for reelection next year. "Not only have I not decided who I will run against, I have not decided whether I will run at all," Putin said during an international energy conference in Moscow. It’s a…
  5. Maduro Visits Putin, Proposes Global Oil Trade In Rubles, Yuan

    Peakoil.com - Energy 10.07 / 04:28 peakoil.com
    Three weeks after the US imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to cripple its economy and choke the Maduro regime, which in turn prompted Caracas to announce it would no longer receive or send payments in dollars, and that those who wished to trade Venezuelan crude would have to do so in Chinese…
  6. Biden Once Looked Putin in His Eyes and Said, ‘You Have No Soul’

    Ir.net - Politics 10.07 / 04:19 ir.net
    There is a lot to be said about former Vice President Joe Biden. While many people, whether they support him or not, look at Barack... The post Biden Once Looked Putin in His Eyes and Said, ‘You Have No Soul’ appeared first on…
  7. Putin says he hasn't decided whether to seek another term

    Billingsgazette.com - World 10.04 / 17:40 billingsgazette.com
    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he will decide later this year whether to run for re-election, a familiar course for the reticent Russian leader who prefers to enter the race at the last m…
  8. Russia's Putin mulls financial aid for Venezuela

    Dw.com - Europe 10.04 / 17:27 dw.com
    Russia says it may restructure Venezuela's debt payments as oil continues to flow between the two allies. Embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is due to meet his Russian counterpart amid an economic crisis at…
  9. Russia's Putin mulls financial aid for Venezuela

    Dw.com - Business 10.04 / 17:26 dw.com
    Russia says it may restructure Venezuela's debt payments as oil continues to flow between the two allies. Embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro is due to meet his Russian counterpart amid an economic crisis at…
  10. Venezuela’s Maduro visits Russia, meets with Putin

    Abc27.com - World 10.04 / 17:22 abc27.com
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, hailing him for reaching out to the o…
  11. Putin says he hasn’t decided whether to seek another term

    Abc27.com - World 10.04 / 17:22 abc27.com
    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he will decide later this year whether to run for re-election, a familiar course for the r…
  12. Putin signals willingness to extend oil supply deal

    Seeking Alpha - Markets 10.04 / 16:59 seekingalpha.com
    Russian Pres. Putin says he is open to extending the oil supply deal with OPEC to the end of 2018, raising the prospect of a longer extension than others have mentioned, although he will wait to make a decision until closer to the March expiration of the existing agreement. OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo calls Putin's comments at the Russian Energy Week conference in Moscow a “very strong endorsement” of the deal. Any move also would require the support of Saudi Ara…
  13. Vladimir Putin is long gold – Russian gold reserves hit 17-year high

    Vladimir Putin is long gold. According to Bloomberg News, using data from the World Gold Council, the Bank of Russia has seen its gold reserves reach a 17-year high. The Russian central bank has doubled its pace of gold purchases at a time when several nations are embracing a de-dollarization trend. In the second quarter…
  14. Putin does not rule out OPEC deal extension

    Russian leader tells energy forum ahead of talks with Saudi that 2016 OPEC deal to reduce output ‘serves the entire global economy well’, suggesting possible ext…
  15. Huntsman presents credentials to Putin, vows to work on U.S. ties with Russia

    The new U.S. ambassador to Moscow inherits a powder keg and a depleted U.S. Embassy…