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West tried to prevent Putin’s re-election as president since 2011 – senators

The Russian Commission for State Sovereignty Protection has found that Western nations already sought to oust Vladimir Putin from power in 2011, long before the beginning of the ongoing political crisis. “People in Washington and other capitals understood very well that in accordance with the Russian Constitution and tradition, the main battle for control over Russia always takes place in ...

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Chechen lawmakers seek third consecutive term for Putin as president of Russia

The Chechen parliament has unanimously voted to prepare and draft a constitutional amendment that would allow the same person to remain President of the Russian Federation for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. The parliament of the Chechen Republic decided to draft the legislative initiative allowing one person to remain as Russian president for three terms in a ...

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Key Iran-Contra player Oliver North to be new NRA president

The National Rifle Association has announced its new president will be Oliver North. The retired US Marine colonel gained notoriety as the man behind the 1980s ‘Iran-Contra’ weapons export scandal. “I am honored to have been selected by the NRA Board to soon serve as this great organization’s president,” North said in a statement, asking for a few weeks to ...

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Anti-Russia sanctions are punishing the US economy – AmCham president

Penalties against Russia mostly cripple US businesses, including the major firms, which have to suffer heavy losses due to the latest bans, head of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia has said. “During our visit to Washington one of the US corporations said that the potential impact might be quite significant. The firm currently works in Russia and is ...

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If US scraps Iranian nuclear deal, it ‘could mean war’ – French President Macron

Published time: 6 May, 2018 16:28 French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that the US pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran “could mean war.” Trump has until May 12 to either re-certify the deal or dump it, as he has repeatedly threatened. Scrapping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “would mean opening Pandora’s box, it could mean ...

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‘No need to lie:’ Czech President says country produced Novichok, same nerve agent used on Skripals

The Czech Republic has apparently produced and tested a chemical agent known as Novichok, the country’s president, Milos Zeman, told state media. His statement follows an inquiry conducted by the Czech security services. “One has to conclude that our country produced and tested Novichok, even though [it was produced] only in small quantities and then destroyed,” the Czech leader told ...

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Trump the peacemaker? South Korean president says Donald ‘can take the Nobel prize’

US President Donald Trump “can take the Nobel prize” as long as the Koreas receive peace in return, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday, just months after Trump threatened North Korea with total destruction. Last week, Moon and Kim attended a summit at Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone, during which the two men walked across the border between ...

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‘Islamic state’ in Belgium? ISLAM party president talks Sharia, sex segregation with RT

Gender segregation on public transport protects “vulnerable” people, the president of the controversial ISLAM party told RT. The group has previously said it hopes to create a “100-percent Islamic state” in Belgium. Abdelhay Bakkali Tahiri, president of the conservative Muslim party in Belgium, joined the RT France team via videolink. The party’s French acronym stands for “Integrity, Solidarity, Liberty, Authenticity, ...

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‘Building constructor’ Trump lacks qualifications to judge nuclear deal, Iran’s president says

Iran’s president has expressed doubt over whether Donald Trump is even capable of assessing the merits of the Iran nuclear deal, pointing out that the former “building constructor” has no background on international treaties. Read more The future of the seven-sided agreement has been a top agenda item during French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Washington this week – but ...

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Former US President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Former US President George H.W. Bush, 93, has been admitted to a Texas hospital with a blood infection, just a day after the funeral of his wife Barbara. “President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood,” his spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted early Monday evening. “He is responding to ...

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