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Australian Prime Minister vows to ‘shirtfront’ Putin at G20 meeting

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will “shirtfront” Russian president Vladimir Putin when the pair meet at the G20 meeting in Brisbane next month. Mr Abbott confirmed he would hold a bilateral meeting with Mr Putin to raise concerns over the deaths of Australians in the MH17 disaster. Twenty-seven Australians …

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Putin drafts bill to dump the dollar and euro

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has drafted a bill that aims to eliminate the US dollar and the euro from trade between CIS countries. This means the creation of a single financial market between Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and other countries of the former Soviet Union. “This would help …

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Vladimir Putin nemesis of the New World Order

Mother Russia is a much different country from the Stalin gulags. With all the faults of a long tradition of authoritarian rule, it is natural for observers in the West to be suspect of the latest would be Czar. The remnants of the cold war linger with concerns of the …

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Putin blames West for global chaos

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The Russian leader did not hesitate to name who is responsible for sowing the seeds of disorder that is gripping many parts of the world, including in Syria. “Our partners just can’t stop,” Putin said at a meeting with representatives of one of Russia’s regions. “They have already created chaos in many …

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Vladimir Putin: Russia and the changing world

“We are ready for mutually beneficial cooperation and open dialogue with all our foreign partners. We aim to understand and take into account the interests of our partners, and we ask that our own interests be respected. ” – Vladimir Putin In my previous articles I have discussed some of the …

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White House propaganda against Russia hits new low

Putin sponsors terrorism White House ad

White House purchases Google key words to slam Putin. Russian writer idaltae tweeted the following: Whitehouse launches propaganda at troll level pic.twitter.com/S45vJokXN2 Because she didn’t say what search term she used to pull up that ad – and because we don’t live in Russia – it took some legwork to verify that this is real. …

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‘US, Russia plunging into new Cold War’

Tit-for-tat moves between Russia and the US are plunging the two nations into a new Cold War, says Russia expert Stephen Cohen. Washington’s longtime policy towards Moscow is to blame for the growing tensions. The ‘reset’ in relations between the United States and Russia is dead, as the Obama administration …

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Russian president: “Israel will regret to attack Iran”

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the Israeli regime against the consequences of military aggression against Iran, urging Tel Aviv to think well before doing anything it ‘will regret later.’ “Look at what happened to the Americans in Afghanistan and in Iraq. I told [US president Barack] Obama the same …

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Putin seeks to ditch US dollar from Russia’s domestic trade

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the government for turning a blind eye on US dollar payments in the domestic oil trade. “I would like to mention one crucial issue in the development of the energy industry, and the economy as a whole. It is a question of finally stopping the …

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Using Al-Qaeda in Syria like sending Gitmo inmates to fight – Putin

In an RT global exclusive premiere, President Putin gives his first post-inauguration interview, speaking in depth with RT’s Kevin Owen ahead of the APEC summit in Vladivostok. Touching upon a range of issues, he discusses topics from the Pussy Riot trial to the Julian Assange case, from the upcoming US …

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Russia officially joins World Trade Organization

President Putin signing WTO bill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the bill ratifying the county’s entry to the World Trade Organization (WTO) after almost two decades of negotiations. The Kremlin press office announced the decision on Saturday, saying this concludes more than 18 years of intense negotiations. The lower house of parliament, the State …

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Pussy Riot sentenced to two years jail

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A Moscow court has sentenced three members of Pussy Riot to two years in a medium-security prison for hooliganism motivated by religious hatred and enmity. The Judge said Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Ekaterina Samutsevichshowed flagrant disregard for the church parishioners and the fundamentals of the Orthodox faith. “The Court …

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US prepares for overthrow of Venezuela

Venezuela CFR Contingency Report

Rigged polling, coordinated Western propaganda campaign, and open conspiracy to install Henrique Capriles Radonski as head of new Western client-regime. Image: CFR’s “Center for Preventative Action’s” Contingency Planning Memo #6 is in reality a blueprint for meddling in Venezuela’s elections and providing a framework to further undermine the government of …

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Russia: Israel is training ISIS terrorists

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A top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday accused Israel and the United States of training the Islamic State in order to undermine Moscow’s interests in the Middle East. In an interview with Iranian state television, Alexander Prokhanov said that Mossad agents were training ISIS fighters in Syria …

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China joins Russia, Syria in fight against western backed ISIS

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China will be helping out the Syrian government in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS) by sending “military advisers,” media reports have claimed. “The Chinese will be arriving in the coming weeks,” a Syrian army official told the Lebanon-based news website Al-Masdar Al-‘Arabi. The report claims that a Chinese naval …

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Russia and China planning to dump the US dollar

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The Russian and Chinese central banks have agreed a draft currency swap agreement, which will allow them to increase trade in domestic currencies and cut the dependence on the US dollar in bilateral payments. “The draft document between the Central Bank of Russia and the People’s Bank of China on …

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BRICS establish $100bn bank and currency reserves

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The group of emerging economies signed the long-anticipated document to create the $100 bn BRICS Development Bank and a reserve currency pool worth over another $100 bn. Both will counter the influence of Western-based lending institutions and the dollar. The new bank will provide money for infrastructure and development projects …

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