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A Russian businessman with close ties to Vladimir Putin criticized former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir for failing to follow Russian advice on how to crack down on the country's pro-democracy uprising, it has emerged.A Russian businessman with close ties to Vladimir Putin criticized former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir for failing to follow Russian advice on how to crack down on the country's pro-democracy uprising, it has emerged.

Vladimir Putin-linked businessman urged Sudan crackdown, leaked documents show

“If Putin is so popular and secure, why does he arrest grandmothers on Russia Day? https://t.co/wpFex3TfjX”

Michael McFaul on Twitter: "If Putin is so popular and secure, why does he arrest grandmothers on Russia Day? https://t.co/wpFex3TfjX"

“#Poland is a critical ally in Europe and our stationing of additional troops there is a sign of our partnership with Warsaw. It sends a strong signal to Putin & Russia, and illustrates our commitment to the Western alliance.”

Mike Rogers on Twitter: "#Poland is a critical ally in Europe and our stationing of additional troops there is a sign of our partnership with Warsaw. It sends a strong signal to Putin & Russia, and illustrates our commitment to the Western alliance."

“My heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Vitaly Naumkin, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the #Russia|n Academy of Sciences for receiving the State Award by President #Putin at an official ceremony on the occasion of #RussiaDay. A well deserved award”

Haidar M Hadi on Twitter: "My heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Vitaly Naumkin, Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the #Russia|n Academy of Sciences for receiving the State Award by President #Putin at an official ceremony on the occasion of #RussiaDay. A well deserved award… https://t.co/R9GPGdMvGb"

“Actions by @realDonaldTrump, such as getting chummy with Putin in #Russia and Kim Jong in #DPRK, "jeopardizes our security," says @JoeBiden.”

Steve Herman on Twitter: "Actions by @realDonaldTrump, such as getting chummy with Putin in #Russia and Kim Jong in #DPRK, "jeopardizes our security," says @JoeBiden."

President Macron, who has famously proposed the creation of what he called a “real European army”, insists that Europe should reconsider the terms of its security relationship with Russia. Last week, Russian President Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping met and discussed opportunities for establishing stronger ties between their countries.President Macron, who has famously proposed the creation of what he called a “real European army”, insists that Europe should reconsider the terms of its security relationship with Russia. Last week, Russian President Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping met and discussed opportunities for establishing stronger ties between their countries.

France’s Macron Calls for ‘New Rules of Trust’ With Moscow, Urges Against ‘Leaving Russia to China’ - Sputnik International

President Macron, who has famously proposed the creation of what he called a “real European army”, insists that Europe should reconsider the terms of its security relationship with Russia. Last week, Russian President Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping met and discussed opportunities for establishing stronger ties between their countries.President Macron, who has famously proposed the creation of what he called a “real European army”, insists that Europe should reconsider the terms of its security relationship with Russia. Last week, Russian President Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping met and discussed opportunities for establishing stronger ties between their countries.

France’s Macron Calls for ‘New Rules of Trust’ With Moscow, Urges Against ‘Leaving Russia to China’ - Sputnik International

According to leaked documents available to The Guardian, Russia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across the continent of Africa. This, it intends to do through building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming new generation of “leaders” and undercover “agents”, the leaked documents reveal. The leaked documents...

Russia targets 13 African countries to exert its influence, leaked documents reveal - Face2Face Africa

The Guardian reported Tuesday, citing leaked documents, that Russia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa, including Libya, by building relations with existing rulers, striking military deals, and grooming a new generation of “leaders” and undercover agents. The British newspaper said the leaked documents place Libya as the top fourthThe Guardian reported Tuesday, citing leaked documents, that Russia is seeking to bolster its presence in at least 13 countries across Africa, including Libya, by building relations with existing

Russia exerting efforts to have strong influence in Libya, report says | The Libya Observer

Europe should think outside NATO dictates and restore relations with Russia, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed, calling for a “strategic debate” with Moscow over mutual areas of concern.Europe should think outside NATO dictates and restore relations with Russia, French President Emmanuel Macron stressed, calling for a “strategic debate” with Moscow over mutual areas of concern.

‘New rules of trust & security’: Macron wants EU ties with Moscow independent of NATO & US — RT World News

The growing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing could prompt the Kremlin to harden its stance towards WashingtonThe growing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing could prompt the Kremlin to harden its stance towards Washington

Russia's best defense against America may be China - Russia's best defense against America's pressure strategy may be China - 112.international

Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party Leaked documents reveal the scale of Russia’s ambition in Africa — but so far the continent has not been kind to Vladimir Putin and his friends

Russia is the clumsy latecomer at Africa’s superpower party | News | Africa | M&G