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Vladimir Putin

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  • The new world map

    Adolf Hitler started World War II by attacking Poland on September 1, 1939. Nazi Germany moved only after it had already remilitarized the Rhineland, absorbed Austria and dismantled Czechoslovakia. Before the outbreak of the war, Hitler's new Third...
  • Russia angered by freezing of accounts in Belgium and France

    The Russian government on Thursday strongly condemned the freezing of Russian accounts in France and Belgium as part of an effort to enforce a $50 billion judgment for the destruction of the Yukos oil company. An arbitration court in The Hague,...
  • Putin's ally suggests Russian leader could hold early vote

    Vladimir Putin's long-time ally has suggested the Russian president could order an early vote to win a mandate for much-needed economic reforms. Russia's economy, hit by Western sanctions and its own dependence on oil prices, has entered a recession,...
  • US, EU ready tough Russia sanctions, in case they're needed

    The United States and European governments have readied a new round of penalties against Russia targeting its energy and financial sectors as part of a sanctions-in-waiting strategy that officials hope will enable the West to respond immediately if...
  • The latest on Greece: Greek official says time left for deal

    8:50 p.m. (1850 GMT, 2:50 p.m. EDT) Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis concedes that time is pressing for the country to secure a deal, but believes an agreement that is acceptable for all can still be reached. Greece is in talks about what reforms...
  • Russia steps up military modernization _ but at what cost?

    It has a remote-controlled turret, it bristles with state-of-the-art defense systems and its computerized controls make driving it feel "like playing a video game." Russia's Armata tank, which its creator says can be turned into a fully robotic combat...
  • FIFA's top spokesman leaves job, Blatter urged to do same

    FIFA's top spokesman left his job on Thursday, hours after Sepp Blatter was urged to do the same by the European Parliament. FIFA responded by announcing that its executive committee will meet on July 20 in Zurich to decide when from December to February...
  • David J. Neal: Parallels endless for LeBron James, Wilt Chamberlain

    Somewhere in the next plane of existence, Wilt Chamberlain shakes his head in sympathy for LeBron James. Then Wilt shows it Wilt-style, by roaring statistics that remind all the spirits around that he ruled the NBA individually while Boston kept walking...
  • Bush happy to echo father's legacy in eastern Europe

    Jeb Bush strolled the halls of the Polish parliament, praised Germany's economic boom since the fall of the Berlin Wall and visited Estonia, a once-bleak Soviet state that now has a growing, free-market high-tech economy. If the goal was to stoke...
  • Lady Gaga helps open European Games open in Azerbaijan

    The first European Games opened in Azerbaijan on Friday with an extravagant opening ceremony featuring Lady Gaga, although even her star power failed to dispel some of the concerns hanging over the event. The games in the oil-rich nation's capital Baku...
  • Clinton kicks off 2016 bid, embracing chance to make history

     Clinton kicks off 2016 bid, embracing chance to make history
    Hillary Rodham Clinton formally kicked off her presidential campaign on Saturday with an enthusiastic embrace of her potential to become the first woman to win the White House, asking supporters gathered at an outdoor rally to join her in building an...