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Vladimir Putin

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  • AP PHOTOS: Crimea's people face new uncertainties in adjusting to life as part of Russia

    Crimea, promised Russian President Vladimir Putin, "will be a home to all the peoples living there." Yet 10 months since the Kremlin tore up the map of Europe and seized the strategic Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, many of Crimea's 2.2 million...
  • At Davos this year the hottest emerging market is spelled U-S-A

    The World Economic Forum has long been something of a coming-out party for emerging economies, with developing countries dispatching politicians and executives to the Swiss resort of Davos to drum up interest. This year, the big magnet for investment...
  • Venezuelans await president's return as oil-fueled revolution teeters on the edge

    When Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro returns from an urgent fundraising trip that has taken him to seven nations, he'll find his oil-dependent economy teetering on the edge and desperate countrymen searching empty store shelves for basic goods. In...
  • Fierce fighting resumes in eastern Ukraine after failure of diplomacy

    Ukrainian military brass and pro-Russia separatists have abandoned all pretense of adhering to a cease-fire, sending massive reinforcements Friday to their eastern Ukraine battlegrounds and engaging in a fierce battle for control of the devastated airport...
  • Kremlin turns up heat on Putin foe Navalny with interrogation, police raid of his offices

    Investigators raided the office of anti-corruption campaigner and leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny on Friday, after he was taken in for questioning by a dozen policemen who intercepted him outside his Moscow apartment building. The...
  • Obama, Merkel join in global expression of horror at attack on Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo

    World leaders, journalists' groups and others around the world have expressed horror at the deadly attack Wednesday by gunmen on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Here are some of their reactions: ___ "I don't understand how...
  • Suspects in Paris terror attack reportedly returned from Syria last summer

    BERLIN The terror attack Wednesday that killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper known for running cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad wasn't a total surprise. Europe, France and even the newspaper have been preparing for such an attack...
  • Around the world, comic provocateurs echo Charlie Hebdo in saying the unsayable

    Charlie Hebdo, the satirical weekly that lost 12 staff in a terrorist gun attack last week, is one of a diverse group of publications and comics around the world determined to push the boundaries of taste and acceptable expression. Lauded by fans for...
  • NATO creates rapid-reaction force to protect Eastern Europe

    An interim force of German, Norwegian and Dutch troops stands ready to respond to any security threat from the east, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday. The new "high-readiness spearhead force" is in place...
  • Putin is Aviation Week's pick as person of the year

    The venerable aviation industry trade publication Aviation Week & Space Technology has chosen Russian President Vladimir Putin as its 2014 Person of the Year. The magazine said in its issue dated Jan. 15 that the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight...
  • Obama's hesitation in Ukraine endangers Eastern Europe

    With the United States understandably focused on Islamist threats to the civilized world, Russia's Vladimir Putin continues to whittle away at the post-Cold War architecture of global relations by ignoring his commitment to respect Ukraine's sovereignty...