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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

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


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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...


Posturing in Palermo

On 7 November Haftar visited Moscow to see Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Yevgeny Prigozhin the head of Wagner the Russian firm which sends Kremlin-approved mercenaries abroad and who is close to President Vladimir Putin...


Moscow abhors a vacuum

New friendsTouadéra has so much confidence in the Kremlin that he believes President Vladimir Putin is ready to protect his administration against bullying by any local or regional actor such as Chad...


Riyadh to the rescue

Activists claim that President Vladimir Putin who had made advance payments based on Zuma's personal assurances about the Rosatom deal is allowing Russian money to find its way to the ANC's foes in the EFF and the right-wing lobby group AfriForum...


Kabila names his dauphin

The secretary general of Kabila's People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy Shadary may be intended to keep the presidential seat warm for Kabila much in the way that Russian President Vladimir Putin stepped down as president to avoid breaching a two-term limit before taking the job again after a period away...


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