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Putin comes out with a ‘Russia First’ strategy

Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia’s new president at a grand ceremony in the Kremlin on Monday. As his fourth term begins – which may also be his last term – speculation is rife about the composition of the new Russian government. Chronic Russia watchers are absolutely certain that Putin’s nominees for top government […]