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Putin

Vladimir (Vladimirovich). born 1952, Russian statesman; president of Russia from 2000
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In other words, what the Putin presented in New York was about his country, not Syria, even if he bemoaned Washington's neglect of that hapless and now nearly dismembered republic.
The Kremlin has always denied any romance between ex-gymnast Alina and Putin, who divorced his wife Lyudmila in 2014.
Putin has not been seen since a meeting with Italian PM Matteo Renzi.
Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, asked by Reuters if the president was in good health, replied "yes".
Mr Putin said that if Russia is contributing to the global tensions with its now visible long-range military aircrafts surveying Europe and the borders of North America, it was only because Russia has to protect its interests in a tougher way.
Virtually no one in the Kremlin, apart from Yeltsin and his close St Petersburg friends, had given Putin any chance of winning a democratic election.
Sechin and Putin first met during a visit to Brazil in 1990 by Leningrad city officials.
I simply believe that if we want to find a long-term solution to the crisis in Ukraine, open, honest and equal dialogue is the only possible option," Putin said in Moscow, in a seeming softening of his stance.
What the authors also seem to discount is that regardless of Merkel's political skills, getting Putin to agree to anything is moot as long as Russia has the ability to economically blackmail virtually every member of the EU.
In announcing the sanctions, the Treasury Department went a step further, adding a single sentence that hits squarely at one of the most controversial topics that Putin has faced in 13 years as the Kremlin ruler and head of the government.
Before Putin invaded Georgia in August 2008, he spent months deploying the traditional machinery of war: He rebuilt railroads and highways to move tanks and thousands of troops.
He provides a useful explanation on several points: the conditions in which Putin took power; the poverty of the nation; and his war on the old oligarchs, including a detailed story of Putin's battle with the former oil oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky.