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Nov 08 2023
In late October 2023, a number of viral online posts and articles claimed Russian President Vladimir Putin had died on Oct. 26, 2023, and a coup was underway in Moscow.
The rumors reportedly spread after a Telegram channel called General SVR claimed Putin had gone into cardiac arrest on Oct. 22, 2023. Other reports claimed Putin had been using a body double since.
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Aug 25 2023
The Kremlin has suggested Vladimir Putin's busy schedule may prevent the Russian president from attending the funeral of Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is presumed dead after the Wagner Group chief's private jet crashed on Wednesday. Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that it's not yet possible to say whether Putin will be able to attend Prigozhin's funeral. "We do not know how longNewsweek
Oct 18 2023
China’s president Xi Jinping lauded record high trade with Russia and stressed his “deep friendship” with Vladimir Putin, as the two leaders met in Beijing to reaffirm a partnership that has grown steadily closer since the Ukraine war.
Meeting on the sidelines of a forum to celebrate 10 years of his flagship Belt and Road foreign policy initiative, Xi told Putin annual bilateral tradeFinancial Times
Sep 24 2023
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed that Russians are already 'adept at interfering' in elections and could strike again. Clinton appeared for an interview on Inside with Jen Psaki that aired Sunday to warn that Russian election interference needs to be discussed more. She offered her own explanation for why Russian President Vladimir Putin does it, saying he hates America andWashington Examiner
Apr 05 2023
HAMBURG – When Finland cleared the last hurdle for NATO membership last week, major Western newspapers buried the story. Yet Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto justly celebrated “these historic days” – the end of 75 years of neutrality. As of this week, Finland is formally in, and Sweden, another eternal neutral, will soon follow, once Turkey stops blocking its membership. Why would these twoProject Syndicate
Sep 12 2023
It’s happening: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of an economic summit in Vladivostok, Russia, this week, a rare public show of diplomacy that could have consequences for both nations. On Monday morning US time, South Korean officials reported that the heavily armored train that Kim uses to travel internationally was spotted en route toVox
Sep 13 2023
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Wednesday at the Vostochny Cosmodrome, Russia’s most advanced space launch facility. Kim pledged unwavering support for Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, while Putin said Russia would help North Korea build satellites — dual-use technology that could greatly improve the quality of North Korea’s long-rangeBreitbart News
Sep 13 2023
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Wednesday, and their talks were "very substantive," according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. The duo, which had not met in person since before the coronavirus pandemic, spent roughly five hours together, according to Russian state news agency TASS. They met at the Vostochny Cosmodrome. INSIDE KIM JONG UN'S ARMOREDWashington Examiner
Sep 12 2023
The bullet-proof train carrying Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on Tuesday as the North Korean leader made his way to a summit with President Vladimir Putin, local media reported. Russian media posted a video of the green-and-gold train traveling north in Primorye, the far-east district where Vladivostok is located. The green-and-gold train in the video appeared to match imagesABC News (Online)
Sep 29 2022
President Vladimir Putin is set to sign agreements Friday that will absorb into Russia thousands of square miles of Ukrainian territory in what will be the largest forcible annexation of land in Europe since 1945.
The agreements will be signed at a ceremony at the Kremlin, three days after hastily-conducted referendums concluded in the four areas of Ukraine that Moscow will now considerCNN (Online News)