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  • n  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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  • Putin Pledges $43bln to Infrastructure Upgrade
    Putin pledges $43bln to upgrade aging Russian roads and railroads to help spur economic growth        
    June 21, 2013 - ABC News
  • Putin launches investment drive, hails energy deals
    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin announced a major infrastructure investment drive on Friday to revive the Russian economy, which has slowed since his return to the Kremlin last year. In a keynote speech to investors at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin said the government would plough 450 billion roubles ($13.6 billion) into major infrastructure ...
    June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Putin criticizes arms supplies to Syrian rebels
    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday defended Russian arms deals with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government and said the West should not send weapons to rebel forces that include "terrorist" groups. "If the United States ... recognizes one of the key Syrian opposition organizations, al-Nusra, as terrorist ... how can one deliver arms to those opposition ...
    June 21, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in Philippine Star
    In an interview with the Associated Press ahead of his visit to Moscow next week, Obama said he believed "Putin has one foot in the old ways of doing business."

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