Putin says our top national priority is the preservation and increase of Russia's population . . .
They say life comes at you fast. A seemingly routine 'state-of-the-nation' address by Vladimir Putin unexpectedly turned into one of the most memorable afternoons in recent Russian political history.
It came as the biggest shock of the day on Wednesday. The Russian government resigned. The day before President Vladimir Putin gave his State of the Nation address and outlined a slate of constitutional changes.
An extremely dangerous and rare incident played out in northeast Syria between the conflict's two most powerful rival forces on Saturday when opposing American and Russian military convoys encountered each other on a highway.
In 1987, Mikhail Gorbachev admitted that his "glasnost" and "perestroika" reflected the influence of the Prague Spring.
Coming decade could see the US take on Russia, China and Iran over the New Silk Road connection
No, this isn't fake news...
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