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Russia’s Navy Day parade 2017 in Saint Petersburg

The Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg July 30, 2017 An entire parade in two minutes   St Petersburg Vladimir Putin arrived in St Petersburg on Navy Day to review the Main Naval Parade held in the Neva and inner harbour of Kronstadt. In accordance with the Presidential Executive Order of July 27, 2017, the Main Naval Parade was held for the first time in Russia’s modern history. The parade

Putin’s Meeting with heads of international news agencies

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the heads of Russian and foreign news agencies in St. Petersburg on Thursday, June 1 – the first day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2017. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54650   Taking part in the meeting were President of EFE (Spain) Jose Antonio Vera, Editor-in-Chief of PTI (India) Vijay Joshi, Vice President of Kyodo News (Japan) Juno Kondo, General Director of DPA (Germany) Peter Kropsch, Editor-in-Chief of Anadolu (Turkey) Metin Mutanoglu, First

Vladimir Putin’s interview with Le Figaro

President Vladimir Putin gave an interview to French Le Figaro newspaper, at the Russian Cultural Centre in Paris. The interview was recorded on May 29 in Paris during the President’s visit to France. Turn the English captions “ON” by using the button “CC” located in the control bar for a video. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54638 Interview with French newspaper Le Figaro Question (retranslated): A very good afternoon. Thank you very much for agreeing to answer questions

Hail to the Chief! and Other News

by Scott Humor Russia will always side with the forces of peace, with those who opt for equal partnership, who reject wars as contrary to the very essence of life and the nature of man. Vladimir Putin at the military parade to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory in the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War   Hail to the Chief! President Putin made an announcement during Wednesday’s press conference following a

Poroshenko doesn’t want another Maidan SITREP

Maidan has come full circle: masked protesters took down the EU flags in Kiev and Social Media exploded with the revelations that Maidan was Russia’s plan to push Ukraine into the EU to destroy them both. June 2015,  the EU flag raised over City Hall in Kiev.   March 2017, Extremists from the Right Sector took down all the EU flags outside of the administrative buildings in Kiev   “I

How Russia Implements the Minsk 2 Agreement, by Scott Humor

A few years ago, I was having coffee with my then-business partner. He happened to be in the middle of a process called “enrolling your child in a private school.” In my naiveté I thought that this process was a fairly straightforward one: you give them your application and a check, and they accept your kid. But apparently, there were more people with money that this particular school was willing to

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys Vladimir Putin addressed the eighth meeting of Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys at the Russian Foreign Ministry. June 30, 2016 Moscow   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues, it is a pleasure to greet you all at this traditional gathering at the Foreign Ministry. Let me start by thanking the Foreign Ministry’s heads and staff and everyone working in our missions abroad for their professionalism and devotion to their work. I am sure that you will all continue to work in the same

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