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  • Putin and Shoigu speak

    After a flurry of security council meetings, a visit by Putin to the front lines of the SMO,  Medvedev visiting Xi Jinping, Putin and Shoigu are giving their speeches.

    I’ve taken this from a Russian reporter that wrote down the basics.  We will have to wait for a professional and accurate transcript.

    Collegium of the Ministry of…

  • Putin: plenary session – Valdai Discussion Club



    Valdai International Discussion Club meeting

    The President took part in the final plenary session of the 19th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club.

    October 27, 2022
    Moscow Region

    Valdai International Discussion Club meeting

    The theme of this year’s forum is A Post-Hegemonic World: Justice and Security for Everyone. The four day-long meeting brought together 111 experts, politicians, diplomats and economists from Russia and 40 foreign countries, including Afghanistan, Brazil, China, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia,…

  • Putin Heaps Burning Coals on the heads of the west.

    I’m listening to Putin’s speech live on RT.

    Here is a stream on Youtube but it is a very unfriendly stream.  It is however something to listen to, if you cannot get RT.

    President Vladimir Putin’s remarks at the ceremony of signing treaties on admitting the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions to Russia following the referendums…

  • Putin Meeting: CIS countries

    Meeting with the heads of security agencies and intelligence services of the CIS countries

    The President met with the heads of the delegations to the 18th session of the Meeting of the Heads of Security Agencies and Intelligence Services of the Commonwealth of Independent States Member States, via videoconference.

    The President’s opening remarks at the meeting with the heads of security agencies and intelligence services of the CIS countries

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Naryshkin, colleagues.

    Good afternoon.

    I was hoping to see you in person and to talk more closely but, unfortunately,…

  • Address by the President of the Russian Federation – September 21, 2022

    Complete transcript:

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin:


    The subject of this address is the situation in Donbass and the course of the special military operation to liberate it from the neo-Nazi regime, which seized power in Ukraine in 2014 as the result of an armed state coup.

    Today I am addressing you – all citizens of our country, people of different generations, ages and ethnicities, the people of our great Motherland, all who are united by the great historical Russia, soldiers, officers…

  • Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping at SCO Summit

    Vladimir Putin and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Samarkand.

    September 15, 2022

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Comrade Xi Jinping, my dear friend,

    Chinese colleagues,

    It is a pleasure to welcome you at the meeting.

    I would like to note that the President and I met in Beijing during the Olympic Games six months ago, and many events have happened since then. The world is rapidly changing but there…

  • Multipolarity: President Putin opens the 7th EEF (Eastern Economic Forum)

    To Participants, Organizers, and Guests of the
    7th Eastern Economic Forum

    Dear friends,

    I extend my greetings to you as the 7th Eastern Economic Forum gets under way.

    The Forum enjoys a high level of international prestige and significantly contributes to building business ties between Russia and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region. It is instrumental in attracting investment…