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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

MOSCOW - A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible...campaign in Syria.An unusually subdued Putin called it "one of the bloodiest the arrest of those responsible, and Putin said Russia would be relentless in its...
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A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East

...declaring Russian President Vladimir Putin a "giant and beloved leader" who has...self-aggrandizing America."Posters of Putin are popping up on cars and billboards elsewhere...underscore that while the West may criticize Putin for supporting Syrian President Bashar...
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Assad-Putin meeting signals push to end crisis

...Assad's surprise meeting with Vladimir Putin could signal that Russia ultimately seeks...their ultimate strategy.In a statement, Putin said that along with fighting militants...your decisions and steps," Assad told Putin in the remarks carried by Arab media...
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Few jobs and little hope, but rural Russia sticks with Putin

...GALICH, Russia - When asked if Vladimir Putin is to blame for their economic squeeze...doesn't know."More than 15 years after Putin became president, Russians like these, part of what is known as "Putin's majority," still see no alternative...
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Obama, Putin clash on Syria's future

...Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos...transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon...United Nations General Assembly, Obama and Putin also met privately for 90 minutes - their...
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Putin thanks Paralympics for eschewing political divide

...SOCHI, Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin maintained on Thursday that Moscow did...deny its forces are active in Crimea, Putin remained defiant Thursday as he declared...for visiting sports officials. Although Putin didn't name Ukraine in his speech, he...
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Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...pound militant targets, President Vladimir Putin pushed diplomatic efforts with the West...from its borders.Assad met Tuesday with Putin in a surprise visit to Moscow to Russia's southern resort of Sochi, Putin said Syria's leaders "should establish...
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Russian opposition protest draws thousands

...15-year rule of President Vladimir Putin.Protesters denounced the Kremlin-controlled political system that keeps Putin in power and prevents the opposition...crackdown on the opposition after anti-Putin protests drew as many as 100,000 people...
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UNITED NATIONS - Vladimir Putin played it cool, Barack Obama was earnest but firm and Iran's president walked in smiling. World leaders glided through the...
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Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...Russia, an outpouring of grief gripped the historic city of St. Petersburg, home of many of the victims. President Vladimir Putin declared a nationwide day of mourning, and flags flew at half-staff.Aviation experts joined the searchers in a remote part...
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