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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

Date of Birth: 7 October 1952
Place of Birth: Leningrad


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Touadéra tilts to Moscow, losing Western backing

A group of young Bangui social media 'geeks' is being trained by the Internet Research Agency owned by Yevgeny Prigozhin the Russian oligarch close to President Vladimir Putin who is linked to the Wagner Group private military contractor and to cyber-warfare...


Biden's balancing act

The Trump administration realised that trying to force Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan into line by making economic threats or imposing sanctions risked pushing him into Vladimir Putin's arms...


How Frelimo lost a province

Last November following agreements between President Filipe Nyusi and President Vladimir Putin at the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi in August the Russian private military contractor the Wagner Group came to Cabo Delgado and was soon in combat...


Life as a client state looms

Serraj was willing but Haftar was not which resulted in President Vladimir Putin piling the pressure on him including starting to withdraw the Wagner mercenaries which could leave the general's forces at the mercy of the Turks...


Trump talks peace

The Russian fighters are ex-soldiers employed by the Wagner Group the paramilitary security company whose boss Yevgeny Prigozhin is close to President Vladimir Putin...


Out of contract

Except that Karoui insists that he has no knowledge of the contract which promised to secure meetings with United States President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ahead of the first round of Presidential elections on 15 September in which Karoui finished second as well as 'material support for the push for the Presidency' followed by 'full support and investments from US companies for your economy' after Karoui's election...


New Khama party takes off

This is apparently on the advice of his South African political consultants who want him to keep some mystery and be above the fray as well as avoid any accusations that he seeks to return to office after a spell out of it à la Russia's Vladimir Putin...


President says au revoir

One option is for the 62-year-old to be appointed Prime Minister under Ghazouani as President just as Vladimir Putin served under President Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister before returning as head of state...


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