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On this, Vladimir Putin's 69th birthday, we are reminded that even authoritarian leaders are softies for good dogs. Maybe especially so?
Imitation is the highest form of flattery, especially when it comes to one's name on a ballot.
Brilliant Green Dye or "Zelyonka," as it is known in Russia, has been a popular antiseptic and mild chemical weapon in the country for years. How is it possible for one thing to have two such varied uses?
“The political field lives and evolves, it boils during election campaigns.”
It's not very often that you see the mayor of a city get punished by a group of school-age children, but that's exactly what happened in Krasnoyarsk when mayor Sergei Eryomin lost a challenge.
“During childhood, when we argued with each other in the yard, we’d say: It takes one to know one!”
– Vladimir Putin comments on Joe Biden’s belief that the President of the Russian Federation is a “killer.”
“Shocking! You don’t say – a toilet, right in the home! And a double-sized bed. Even Putin sleeps more modestly, and has to go out into the yard of Gelendzhik [to do his business].”
– On February 7th, Twitter user Kön de Labre, Inostrannyj Agent, Jr. (@KStatator) bled concern for Putin’s modest living.
The president of Russia's neighbor Belarus ended 2020 the same way he started it: in denial over the coronavirus pandemic.
“Maximum conspiracy – this is of utmost importance. No one must be seen.”
The position of mayor in the Far East town of Magadan is apparently so undesirable that no one wants the job.
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