2018 Russian Presidential Election

2018 Russian Presidential Election News

Vladimir Putin wins fourth presidential term, gains massive mandate by clinching 77% of votes
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Vladimir Putin wins fourth presidential term, gains massive mandate by clinching 77% of votes

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a fourth presidential term with nearly 77 percent of the vote — his highest score ever and a massive mandate to pursue his nationalist, assertive policies for another six years in power

Xi Jinping congratulates Vladimir Putin on his re-election, says China-Russia partnership is at 'best level in history'
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Xi Jinping congratulates Vladimir Putin on his re-election, says China-Russia partnership is at 'best level in history'

Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Monday, congratulated Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on his re-election, saying Beijing was willing to work with Moscow to bring ties to a 'higher level'

Vladimir Putin's order almost brought down a passenger plane, feared to be hijacked, ahead of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
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Vladimir Putin's order almost brought down a passenger plane, feared to be hijacked, ahead of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Putin said he gave permission to shoot down the jet, which had 110 people on board after security services told him that was the procedure in such situations.

Russian Supreme Court upholds ban on Alexei Navalny, says decision to bar him from election conforms to law
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Russian Supreme Court upholds ban on Alexei Navalny, says decision to bar him from election conforms to law

Russia's highest court has upheld election officials' decision to bar Opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president in March's election.