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Tag: Vladiminr Putin

  • Thursday, December 27th 2018 - 13:21 UTC

    Russia announces successful test of unbeatable Avangard hypersonic missile

    Putin said the Avangard   hypersonic missile was an “excellent New Year's gift to the nation.”

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday announced his country had successfully tested a new hypersonic missile named Avangard, which he claimed is impossible to intercept. Putin made the announcement from the National Defence Control Centre in Moscow where he watched a live feed of the missile tests.

  • Sunday, March 18th 2018 - 10:13 UTC

    Another four years for Putin, and with a landslide

    Putin will win in a walk, and yet Russia is a modern, well-educated country with a democratic constitution. It must one day take charge of its own affairs ...

    By Gwynne Dyer - Vladmir Putin is going to win another six years in power by a landslide in the Russian election on March 18 — probably between 60 and 70 per cent of the popular vote. The real question is what happens after that, because he will be 72 by the end of his next term and will not legally be allowed to run for president again.

  • Tuesday, October 11th 2016 - 04:11 UTC

    Hugo Chavez Peace Prize awarded to Vladimir Putin by Maduro

     “I've decided to create the Hugo Chavez prize for peace and sovereignty,” Maduro said during a broadcast to unveil a statue of Chavez designed by a Russian artist.

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced the creation of peace prize in honor of late socialist leader Hugo Chavez, and said he was awarding it to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The announcement comes on the same day that the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize to Juan Manuel Santos, president of neighboring Colombia, for his role in negotiating a peace agreement with Marxist FARC rebels.