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Putin’s days numbered as former MI6 boss spots Parkinson’s

Former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove has stated that there is a noticeable issue with Vladimir Putin‘s health, likely due to a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. The Russian leader’s downfall, possibly due to a decline in his health, has been reported for months due to his bloated face and shaky legs. This follows leaked spy documents […]

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Ukraine swerves energy meltdown despite Putin’s bombardment

A corruption scandal that has rocked Ukraine has not impacted energy repairs as Russian strikes continue to rain down on the country, Express.co.uk has been told. Ukraine has been subjected to missile barrages in brutal Russian offensives targeting critical energy infrastructure. The attacks have previously plunged entire cities into darkness in blackouts lasting hours and […]

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Putin’s Ukraine mercenary tactics echo Stalin orders

A runaway Russian mercenary claims his comrades refusing to fight in Ukraine are being executed in a chilling echo of tactics notoriously used by Stalin in the Second World War. On January 31, 1943, Field Marshal Paulus surrendered the German 6th Army to the Russians at Stalingrad. An estimated 1.3million Russians died in the battle […]

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Frontline ‘very tough’ as Putin’s attacks ‘constant’, Zelensky

Moment Zelensky told tanks would be delivered For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky has warned of “constant Russian attacks” across frontline regions in his daily address. Mr Zelensky says the […]

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Putin’s energy blackmail backfires as Europe swerves supply

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s weaponisation of energy supplies may have backfired on the dictator as European economies appear to be faring better than expected while sanctions batter the Russian economy. While Russia’s curtailing of gas deliveries to Europe in the build-up to and during the war in Ukraine did send wholesale energy costs spiralling out […]

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Putin’s mounting paranoia on display after carefully staged

Vladimir Putin has been described as displaying an increasing amount of paranoia after an unusually staged appearance at a funeral this week. President Putin attended the funeral of former strongman Murtaza Rakhimov, who served as the first president of the oil-rich Russian republic Bashkortostan. However, the funeral visit caused a stir on social media after […]

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Entire unit of Putin’s Wagner thugs obliterated in single ambush

After Poland pledged a company of German-made Leopard 2 main battle tanks to Ukraine on Wednesday, Germany’s vice-Chancellor has called on his Government not to “stand in the way” of the deal, since it requires approval from Berlin. Poland has 249 Leopard 2 tanks, acquired during the 2000s, but because the licence to the combat […]

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Russia’s new commander reflects Putin’s plan to push for victory

Comment on this story Comment With the appointment of Gen. Valery Gerasimov, Russia’s highest-ranking military officer, as direct operational commander of the troubled war in Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin has doubled down on his conviction that the invasion’s objectives can be achieved without new leadership — and is now turning to a trusted confidant who […]

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Defiant Navalny has opposed Putin’s war in Ukraine from prison.

Editor’s Note: The award-winning CNN Film “Navalny” airs on CNN this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET. You can also watch now on CNNgo and HBO Max. CNN  —  Surviving President Vladimir Putin’s poisoners was just a warm-up, not a warning, for Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny. But his defiance, according to his political team, has […]

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Putin’s hopes of Belarus war boost futile as Minsk’s army poor

Belarus: Enlistment announcement at the Barysau bus station Russia and Belarus expanded their joint military exercises in Belarus over the weekend, stirring fears that President Vladimir Putin may soon recruit the help of his long-time ally, Alexander Lukashenko. Late last week, Lukashenko met with Russian troops who have been stationed at a Belarusian military base […]