Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000 formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)

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As for my personal perception, I am not ashamed before the citizens who voted for me, all these eight years I worked like a galley slave, to spare no effort. I am happy with the results.

Vladimir Putin

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3 months ago

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Boris Nemtsov, left his mark on the history of Russia, in politics and public life. He worked on important positions in the difficult transition period for our country. He always openly and honestly stated his position, defended his point of view.

Vladimir Putin

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4 months ago

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But remembering the tragic events of the past years we must be optimistic about our future and believe in the ideals of friendship ... and mutual support.

Vladimir Putin

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2 months ago

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Come what may, our trade and economic relations are in very good condition, there are, of course, losses related to well-known events.

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3 months ago

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He has done a unique thing. He created a state where no state ever existed. The Kazakhs never had a state.

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2 months ago

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He would have been just annihilated... We got ready to get him out of Donetsk by land, by sea and by air, this was on the night of Feb. 22 through to Feb. 23. We finished around 7 in the morning. And, while saying goodbye, I told all the colleagues: 'We have to start the work on Crimea's return into Russia'.

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3 months ago

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I am confident that in the first quarter, in the middle of next year the (oil) market will find a balance.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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I don't think this should worry anyone.

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4 months ago

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I hired a car on lease from Privatbank. It will take me only two years to repay the loan, Privatbank no longer operates in Crimea. What am I supposed to do?.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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I hope that the responsible figures in the Ukrainian leadership will not hinder soldiers in the Ukrainian army from putting down their weapons.

Vladimir Putin

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4 months ago

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I stress that modern challenges and threats and emergence of new destabilizing factors require an increase in the efficiency of the whole system of domestic special services.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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If Bulgaria is deprived of the possibility of behaving like a sovereign state, let them demand the money for the lost profit from the European Commission.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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If the price of energy is lowered on purpose, this also hits those who introduce those limits, It's far from certain that sanctions, sharp falls in the oil price (and) the depreciation of the national currency will cause negative effects or catastrophic consequences only for us. No such thing will happen!.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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If the price of energy is lowered on purpose, this also hits those who introduce those limits.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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If the situation develops unfavorably, we will have to amend our plans. Beyond doubt, we will have to cut some (spending). But a positive turn and emergence from the current situation are inevitable, the growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.

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6 months ago

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If the situation develops unfavorably, we will have to amend our plans. Beyond doubt, we will have to cut some (spending). But a positive turn and emergence from the current situation are unavoidable, the growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.

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6 months ago

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In the modern world extremism is being used as a geopolitical instrument and for remaking spheres of influence. We see what tragic consequences the wave of so-called color revolutions led to, For us this is a lesson and a warning. We should do everything necessary so that nothing similar ever happens in Russia.

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7 months ago

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It is time to begin implementing the Minsk Agreements, the problem is that the current Kiev authorities don't even want to sit down to talks with them. And there is nothing we can do about it.

Vladimir Putin

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25 days ago

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It would be boring without gossip.

Vladimir Putin

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3 months ago

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Kiev's attempts to exert economic pressure on Donbas (region of east Ukraine) and disrupt its daily life only aggravates the situation. This is a dead-end track, fraught with a big catastrophe.

Vladimir Putin

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4 months ago

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Love for one's motherland is one of the most powerful and uplifting feelings. It manifested itself in full in the brotherly support to the people of Crimea and Sevastopol, when they resolutely decided to return home, this event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever.

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6 months ago

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Obviously, no one will succeed in intimidating us, to deter, to isolate Russia.

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6 months ago

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Of course, it’s always bad to lose, of course it’s always a hardship when you lose to yesterday’s miners or yesterday’s tractor drivers. But life is life. It’ll surely go on.

Vladimir Putin

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4 months ago

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Russia and Argentina are developing their cooperation in the energy sphere, we have set new goals and long-term objectives. And as you have seen, a serious package of documents has been signed.

Vladimir Putin

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2 months ago

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Russia is interested in and will strive to ensure the full and unconditional implementation of the Minsk Agreements.

Vladimir Putin

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25 days ago

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Sechin works properly and effectively.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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The growth of the global economy will continue and our economy will rebound from the current situation.

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6 months ago

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The Kiev authorities have given an official order to start large-scale military operations practically throughout the whole line of contact. The result is tens of killed and wounded, not only among the military on both sides but... among civilians, those who give these criminal orders are responsible.

Vladimir Putin

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5 months ago

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The problem is that the current Kiev authorities don't even want to sit down to talks with them. And there is nothing we can do about it.

Vladimir Putin

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25 days ago

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They do not want to humiliate us, they want to subdue us, solve their problems at our expense, No one in history ever managed to achieve this with Russia, and no one ever will.

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7 months ago

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They spend many times more than we spend (on arms). We can and must respond to this challenge.

Vladimir Putin

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5 months ago

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This event will remain a very important epoch in domestic history forever.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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This is not very good, but it could also possibly play into our hands, the existing circumstances have an evident plus too: Russia has gained a new impulse towards scientific and technological development.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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This is yet another blatant attempt to extend its jurisdiction to other states.

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1 month ago

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Those 'rebels' have again manifested themselves in Chechnya. I'm sure, the local guys, local low-enforcement bodies will cope with that... Let's support them.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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Today China is our strategic and key partner.

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1 month ago

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Vladimir Putin uses energy to hold our allies hostage, if energy is going to be used as a weapon, I say America must have the largest arsenal.

Vladimir Putin

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23 days ago

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We - from the executive power level - do not meddle in the policy of the central bank, The central bank, in accordance with the law, conducts an independent policy. But of course we look carefully at what is happening.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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We always listen to constructive criticism of the authorities' action or lack of action at any level and this dialogue is always useful and simply necessary, but it would be pointless to have debates with those who take orders from an outsider, in the interest of ... another country.

Vladimir Putin

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3 months ago

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We are ready for practical cooperation with our American partners in different fields, based on the principles of respect for each others' interests, equal rights and non-interference in internal matters.

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7 months ago

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We are ready to not only expand the Blue Stream, but to build another pipeline system to supply the growing demand of the Turkish economy, and if it is deemed justified, to set up an additional gas hub for the South European consumers on Turkish territory, near the border with Greece.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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We have a large amount of internal savings, they should become effective investments.

Vladimir Putin

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6 months ago

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We have set new goals and long-term objectives. And as you have seen, a serious package of documents has been signed.

Vladimir Putin

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2 months ago

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We pose no threat to anyone and do not intend to get involved in any geopolitical games or intrigues, let alone conflicts, no matter who tries to draw us into them or how they do so, at the same time, it is indispensable to securely safeguard the sovereignty and integrity of Russia and the security of our allies.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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We see how other countries are open about their geopolitical claims, and do not hesitate to interfere openly in the affairs of independent states while actively expanding and improving their military arsenals, they spend many times more than we spend (on arms). We can and must respond to this challenge.

Vladimir Putin

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5 months ago

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We see that obstacles are being set up to prevent its fulfilment, if Europe does not want to carry it out, then it will not be carried out...We think this is against Europe's economic interests and is causing damage.

Vladimir Putin

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7 months ago

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We signed a number of documents regarding our military cooperation. For example regarding the entrance of our ships to Cypriot ports.

Vladimir Putin

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4 months ago

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We will continue to strengthen our armed forces and military organizations as a whole by making them modern, mobile, well-equipped and capable of performing their main task - to neutralize risks and political, potential threats to the security of our country.

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5 months ago

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