With over 94% of the votes counted, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won a clear first-round victory in today’s Russian Presidential election. His percentage of the vote currently stands at 64.78%, as against 17.03% for Communist Party candidate Gennadi Zyuganov; 7.06% for billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, an independent candidate; 6.31% for Vladimir Zhirinovsky of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia; and A Just Russia leader Sergei Mironov at 3.73%. LaRouchePAC
Teary-eyed Putin addresses 110,000 crowd near Kremlin RussiaToday
‘We won!’ Teary-eyed Putin proclaims victory
05 March, 2012
Vladimir Putin, set to win a third presidential term, declared his victory and thanked his voters for their support. Polling at almost 64 percent with almost all of the votes counted, victory seems assured.
“We have won in an open and fair struggle,” Putin said, addressing 110,000 people gathered on Manezhnaya Square outside the Kremlin walls.
He stressed that this victory signals a defeat for those who want to destroy Russia. Continue reading
Stephen F. Cohen: U.S. Meddles in Russia * carnegiecouncil
BOMBSHELL: US Caught Meddling in Russian Elections!
Putin compares US funded NGOs to Judas the betrayer
by Tony Cartalucci
December 6, 2011 - What would Americans say if they found their polling stations and certain political parties entirely infiltrated by Chinese money, Chinese observers, and Chinese-backed candidates promoting China’s interests in an AMERICAN election? The answer ranges from incarceration, to trials featuring charges ranging from fraud, to sedition and even treason with sentences ranging from decades to life in prison, perhaps even death, as well as possible military action for what could easily be considered an act of war.
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The United States has decided to disengage itself from certain obligations on the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE). In particular, the USA will no longer inform Russia about the plans connected with the redeployment of its forces. Those restrictions are not touching upon any other country.
“Is Russia a big obstacle for conducting NATO’s operation against Syria? Does the USA have anything to conceal…”
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November 10, 2011
It is the economic collapse in the West that is driving the push for world war, including against China and Russia, China’s Global Times says. “While the US and other Western countries are struggling economically, their military power reigns supreme. This contrast is inevitably tempting in their strategic thinking but would have a profoundly negative impact on world peace“.
‘Russia won’t buy bogus NATO Syria line’ RussiaToday
Russia and China have vetoed the UN resolution on Syria, urging political dialogue instead of proposed tough sanctions on Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The move caused outrage from the US. RT talks to John Laughland from the Institute for democracy and cooperation in Paris.
RT is a 24/7 English-language news channel. Continue reading