Corruption protests in Russia

#Russia #Corruption #protests #VladimirPutin #AlexeiNavalny #incidents #politics More than ten thousand people protested across 100 cities in Russia, covering all the 11 Russian time zone, against political corruption. Out of these, more than a thousand protesters were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, opposition leader and protest organizer. Mr. Navalny has now been sentenced to 30 days … Continue reading Corruption protests in Russia

Putin meets French President Macron

#France #President #EmmanuelMacron #Russia #VladimirPutin #Versailles #PetertheGreat #Syria French President Macron met Vladimir Putin on Monday, on the 300th anniversary of a visit to Versailles by tsar Peter the Great. The handshake this time was much warmer, compared to Macron's handshake with Donald Trump recently. Macron said that they disagree on a number of things … Continue reading Putin meets French President Macron

Babies named after Putin in Syria

#Russia #Syria #BasharAssad #babies #VladimirPutin #IS #military Syrian families are naming their children Putin as a mark of gratitude for the Russian President's support for his Syrian couterpart in the six-year war, a government official said. Not only that, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has also made Russian the second language in Syria in a show … Continue reading Babies named after Putin in Syria

Trump defends his pick for Secretary of State

On Tuesday, Trump defended his choice of Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, as the Secretary of State. He tried to brush off the concerns of both the Democrats and Republicans that Rex was too close to the Russian President Vladimir Putin. All this comes in contrast with the already ongoing debate that Russia wanted … Continue reading Trump defends his pick for Secretary of State