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President Putin as Wedding Guest

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Austrian city of Graz on Saturday on his way to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Mr. Putin was a guest at the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl and Wolfgang Meilinger. (more…)

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President Putin and Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova

President Vladimir Putin met with pilot cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova. The President in person congratulated her on the remarkable date – the 55th anniversary of her single-person flight around the Earth aboard the Vostok-6 spaceship, which began on June 16, 1963, and lasted almost three days. (more…)

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Little known Croatia’s first female leader visits Russia

Since 2015 Croatia has its first female leadership – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Although internationally not so well known like the German Chancellor Angela Merkel or the British Prime Minister Theresa May because of the Balkan state’s geographic position and less military significance in international politics, but the 49 years old Croatian President is an experienced diplomat and speaks almost every European language – English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian and French. (more…)

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Zapad-2017: Joint Russian-Belarusian strategic military exercises

The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Armed Forces Vladimir Putin observed the action of the troops of the Union State of Russia and Belarus during the main stage of the Zapad-2017 joint strategic military exercises at the Luzhsky training ground in Leningrad Region. (more…)

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Wrong man at the Elysee Palace? What body language tells about the new French President

When I first saw photos and videos of the ‘marathon handshake’ of US President Donald Trump with the new French President Emmanuel Macron, I thought it could be a sign of affection from the senior Statesman as his second son Eric Trump is almost the same age as the French President. (more…)

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