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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

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

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Tebboune prepares to see off challengers

Algerians complain that Tebboune's poor performance abroad – where even key ally Russia's President Vladimir Putin seems to have a low opinion as well as Algeria's failure to join the BRICS grouping – is doing down the nation...

Wagner pays cash for digital influence

He has also said on social media that President Vladimir Putin was correct to start the war with Ukraine after the EU sided with 'Nazis' in Kyiv and that President Emmanuel Macron and France were a greater threat to Africa than famine...


How to spin an economic catastrophe

And when President Emmerson Mnangagwa thanked Russia's President Vladimir Putin for his offer of 50 000 tonnes of free grain at Africa summit in St Petersburg on 27-28 July he insisted that Zimbabwe was food secure but would accept it anyway...

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Did Moscow hotline end the UN mission?

Malian junta leader Col Assimi Goïta pronounced himself 'very satisfied' on his Twitter account following a lengthy phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on 14 June...

All quiet on the Wagner front

Opinion is divided in western Libya on how far President Vladimir Putin might succeed in forcing Wagner fighters in Russia and Ukraine to sign contracts with the defence ministry in Moscow as he demanded in his 26 June television broadcast to the Russian nation...

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