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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

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


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Zuma bows to business

The dismissal of Nene turned out to be the latest in a series of cabinet appointments made to circumvent resistance to the deal Zuma struck with Russia's President Vladimir Putin last year to build nuclear power plants in South Africa...


Jacob Zuma's costly week

27 August 2015: Nene says he will not sign on off on a controversial US$100 billion deal to build nuclear power stations struck between Zuma and Russian President Vladimir Putin if it is unaffordable...

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Cold war at Eskom

Zuma hopes for a string of nuclear power plants costing upwards of US$100 billion and generating 9 600 MW after a deal he personally negotiated with Russian President Vladimir Putin against strong resistance from opposition parties civil society groups and some senior government officials...


From Russia with love

Russia is no longer the full-blooded red of Mugabe's youth but the unashamedly white of Vladimir Putin...


Gauteng challenge

The conference also adopted a resolution opposing road tolls in Gauteng and criticised Zuma's personal deal with President Vladimir Putin allowing Russia to build up to eight nuclear reactors in South Africa (AC Vol 55 No 19 Nuclear secrets)...


Nuclear secrets

President Jacob Zuma spent a week in Russia in late August and met Russian President Vladimir Putin at his official residence at Novo-Ogarevo just north of Moscow...


The El Sisi enigma

The final act before El Sisi's much anticipated formal announcement of his candidacy was a visit to Russia in mid-February during which Prime Minister Vladimir Putin indiscreetly said he was aware that his Egyptian visitor had decided to run for president and wished him luck...


More boots on the ground

In Asia France is a secondary player at best; for instance on Syria an old French stamping ground US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin take the big decisions...


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