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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

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


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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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Future shocks fund

Russia's President Vladimir Putin announced at the Group of 20 Summit in St...


The Putin option

His plan is to leave the presidency but keep command of the country emulating Russia’s Vladimir Putin who served the maximum permissible two consecutive terms as President but returned to the presidency last May after operating as Prime Minister in between...


How to win in a recession

Mercuria originally from Poland is now based in Switzerland as is Russia’s Gunvor which has links to the Kremlin and Premier Vladimir Putin and has skilfully exploited markets in Angola Congo-Kinshasa and Nigeria with Equatorial Guinea in prospect...


Anti-pirate alliance

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin demonstrated Russia's ability to project power around the world while Russian ships were at the same time conducting joint operations with the Venezuelan Navy...


Rich resources, little investment

Labour's Lord Truscott (author of a biography of Russian Premier Vladimir Putin) has been pilloried with others as a peer-for-hire and last month was accused by the Sunday Times of London of accepting cash for services rendered...


Nuclear nexus

Since former President Vladimir Putin's landmark visit in 2006 which promised to boost business ties much of the expected Russian investment in South Africa's mining sector has failed to materialise...


The wooing of Kinshasa

Kabila has been invited to almost every major world capital: to Washington to meet United States' George Bush on 26 October; a date with Belgium's Guy Verhofstadt; an upcoming trip to China to meet Hu Jintao followed by a stopover in Moscow to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin; then to India to see Prime Minister Manoman Singh whose officials are putting together a Chinese-style investment package for Congo...


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