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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin

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


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Hot-money boost for economy

He has developed close relations with both Russia's President Vladimir Putin and new United States President Donald Trump...


Two trumpeteers overboard

Haftar already enjoys strong support from two other presidents Egypt's Abdel Fatah el Sisi and Russia's Vladimir Putin both of whom are close to Trump...


Museveni's marathon

Talks with Moscow on financing the project are now however reported to be back on after President Vladimir Putin invited Museveni to Russia in November...


Rabat's Cold War manoeuvre

His handshake with President Vladimir Putin followed preparation of the ground by his closest advisor Fouad Ali el Hima and the seasoned royal Foreign Affairs Advisor Taieb Fassi-Fihri...


A last blast for sanctions

President Vladimir Putin's regime is more interested in Syria and Ukraine than Sudan said our source and is predicted to be even more obstructive over sanctions more widely blocking much of the UN Sanctions Committee's work...


Drawing a line in Libya

Meanwhile an early March visit to Algiers by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov led to speculation that Moscow was seeking to make 'mischief' in Libya building on President Vladimir Putin's success in changing the direction of the Syrian conflict...

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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...


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