Putin and Erdogan hail efficient Russia-Turkey cooperation on Syria
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United States President Donald Trump is yet to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin following his landslide victory in the presidential election, and a phone call between the two leaders hasn't been set up yet, the White House confirmed on Monday.
Putin's supporters said Western pressure on the Russian leader, including British allegations of his involvement in a spy poisoning row and an Olympic doping ban, had prompted people to close ranks behind him.
In a victory speech near Red Square, Putin told a cheering crowd he interpreted the win as a vote of confidence in what he had achieved in tough conditions.
Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with 76.67 percent of the vote but rejected the possibility of staying in power indefinitely.
Nearly 55.5 million voters supported his candidacy in the election that took place on Sunday paving the way for Putin, 65, to lead the country until 2024 after which he is constitutionally obliged to stand down, Sputnik news agency reported.
Navalny's opposition movement and the non-governmental election monitor Golos reported ballot stuffing, repeat voting and Putin supporters being bussed into polling stations en masse.
May responds to Russia's expulsion of United Kingdom diplomats
He said Russian Federation did not stockpile the poison and that the Porton Down lab was only eight miles (12km) from the city. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr show , Chizhov said Russian Federation had "no stockpiles whatever" of chemical weapons.
Russian Federation warned Britain yesterday (13 March) to expect reprisals if it announces sanctions over the poisoning of a former double agent, as the U.S. and other allies joined London in demanding answers on how a Soviet-designed nerve agent was used in the attack.
His comments, which are likely to be heard with some scepticism in the West following years of confrontation, mark a change in tone after a bellicose election campaign during which Mr. Putin unveiled new nuclear weapons, he said, could strike nearly any point in the world.
"The Prime Minister also stated that he looked forward to welcoming President Putin in India for the annual summit later this year", it added.
That said, Mr Putin, 65, will not rule forever, and his upcoming six-year term poses big challenges.
Students disrupt Walkout Day moment Of silence
The students were given a simple prompt: Why are you walking out? "We're sick of it", said Maxwell Nardi, a senior at Douglas S. At 10 a.m., TD High School students began filing out of the school through all doors.
The prime minister says the Malaysian delegation was accorded the "highest honours" during the Asean summit in Sydney. Australia's Malcolm Turnbull greets Najib Razak at the Asean special summit in Sydney today.
Teacher Andria Zafirakou has won the fourth annual Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize worth one million dollars (£717,000). Bio Andria teaches at Alperton Community School, a secondary school academy in the inner city borough of Brent .
With three solid cornerbacks, there are little ways the Texans can move Fuller and Hopkins around to try to get a mismatch. If it's God-willing, he'll show that I can get more , but I'm very, very satisfied and happy for everything I've got.
David West (arm cyst), Draymond Green (shoulder), Andre Iguodala (wrist) and Jordan Bell (ankle) are all listed as probable. Rookie Chris Boucher was up from the G League Warriors and made his National Basketball Association debut with 1:19 left.
Fortnite version 3.3 adds in Remote Explosives, which you can use to detonate opponent's fortresses in quick fashion. Is it the full game? The power of the Unreal Engine driving Fortnite Battle Royal is the true hero in this story.
Zuma's alleged involvement in a 1999 weapons deal, had been dropped for procedural reasons in April 2009 shortly before Mr. Zuma was forced to resign last month by his party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
It is poised to pass The Avengers as the highest grossing superhero movie of all time, according to Box Office Mojo . In its second week, " A Wrinkle in Time " dropped 50 percent with $16.6 million in ticket sales.
Although Coric's resolve remained and he broke again to lead 4-3, a double-fault allowed Federer to promptly level matters. The German won 15 titles on the ATP Tour, the last two coming in 2013 when he triumphed in Munich and Vienna.
NY selected Dewayne Robertson out of Kentucky, who lasted five seasons in the Meadowlands before he was traded to the Broncos. That would open the door for the Jets to decide among Baker Mayfield , Josh Rosen , Josh Allen , or Sam Darnold .
The New York Times has also reported that Donald Trump's lawyers have advised him to refuse an interview with Mueller . But the President is insisting that he wants to as he reportedly believes that he has done nothing wrong.
In 2018 alone, the company is set to add nine new vehicles to its portfolio, which now boasts eight e-cars and plug-in hybrids. This was announced by Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, at the Group's Annual Media Conference in Berlin .
Yakuza Kiwami 2 Will Arrive in North America This Year on PS4
There's a few other changes, too - not least a new campaign featuring Majima, Mad Dog of Shimano, set between Yakuza 1 and 2. It's been a full year since Kazuma Kiryu took his leave from the world of the yakuza during the events of Yakuza Kiwami .
Russian Federation to expel British diplomats
Britain this week ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and cancelled high-level bilateral contact with the Kremlin. RT is available in 100 countries including in Britain where it broadcasts from London.
Everyone Wins a Free Little Caesar's Lunch Combo
Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Little Caesars is the largest carryout-only pizza chain in the United States**. They're going to be providing a free, $5-dollar lunch box on Monday, April 2nd, between 11:30am and 1pm local time.