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Russia Update: Putin Takes a Swipe at Turkey, US in His Annual Address; Offers Grants to Docile NGOs

December 3, 2015

President Vladimir Putin gave his annual address to the Federation Council or upper house of parliament, emphasizing the battle against terrorism which he clearly sees Russia as leading, and taking a major swipe at Turkey which downed a Russian warplane, saying “Allah had punished” Ankara by “depriving it of sense and reason.” Welcome to our […]