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MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the U.S. embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff.MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the U.S. embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff.

Putin mocks U.S. embassy for flying rainbow flag | The Star

The longtime president's move comes after voters approved the controversial changes during a week-long plebiscite.The longtime president's move comes after voters approved the controversial changes during a week-long plebiscite.

Putin orders constitution changes allowing him to rule until 2036 | Russia News | Al Jazeera

LONDON - Russia's election chief has denied allegations of serious violations in the conduct of a nationwide referendum which overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments that will give Russian President Vladimir Putin the option of remaining in power until well into the next decade.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Europe News -LONDON - Russia's election chief has denied allegations of serious violations in the conduct of a nationwide referendum which overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments that will

Russia's election chief denies claims of poll violations, Putin consolidates long-term rule, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Here’s why he will try to stay in power.Here’s why he will try to stay in power.

How long can Putin be president? - The Washington Post

MOSCOW, July 3 — Russian President Vladimir Putin today mocked a rainbow LGBT pride flag hung from the US embassy in Moscow, suggesting it reflected on the orientation of the diplomats. During a televised video conference, a lawmaker told Putin that the US embassy had hung a rainbow flag on its...MOSCOW, July 3 — Russian President Vladimir Putin today mocked a rainbow LGBT pride flag hung from the US embassy in Moscow, suggesting it reflected on the orientation of the diplomats. During a televised video conference, a lawmaker told Putin that the US embassy had hung a rainbow flag on its...

Putin mocks US embassy rainbow flag | World | Malay Mail

Only one of Russias 85 regions, a sparsely-populated patch of the Arctic known for reindeer herders, defied the Kremlin and voted against changes granting President Vladimir Putin the right to stay in power until 2036, results on Thursday showed.Only one of Russia's 85 regions, a sparsely-populated patch of the Arctic known for reindeer herders, defied the Kremlin and voted against changes granting President Vladimir Putin the right to stay in power until 2036, results on Thursday showed.

One sole Russian region says 'nyet' to Putin, defying the Kremlin - World - The Jakarta Post

President Vladimir Putin ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution.The changes allow Putin to run for two more six-year terms after his current one expires in 2024

Putin Orders Amendments That Would Keep Him in Power Until 2036 | Time

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for “non-aggressive” public monitoring of what he described as efforts to promote “non-traditional lifestyles.”Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for “non-aggressive” public monitoring of what he described as efforts to promote “non-traditional lifestyles.”

'Rainbow' Ice Cream In Spotlight As Putin Calls For Monitoring Of 'Gay Propaganda'

Russian leader insists nation does not discriminate on basis of sexual orientation; gay pride flag on US embassy became a target for homophobic protestsRussian leader insists nation does not discriminate on basis of sexual orientation; gay pride flag on US embassy became a target for homophobic protests

Putin says US embassy rainbow flag 'shows something about people who work there' | The Times of Israel

Putin defends constitutional amendment but vows no discrimination on race, sexual orientation, nationality or religion - Anadolu AgencyPutin defends constitutional amendment but vows no discrimination on race, sexual orientation, nationality or religion - Anadolu Agency

Putin jokes about hanging LGBT symbol on US Embassy

Prominent physicist Sergei Shpilkin said up to 22 million votes may have been cast fraudulently.Prominent physicist Sergei Shpilkin said up to 22 million votes may have been cast fraudulently.

Data Scientist Claims ‘Staggering’ Fraud at Russia’s Constitution Vote - The Moscow Times

Putin commented on a speech by the chairwoman of the Union of Women of Russia, who asked the president to issue a corresponding instruction to the mass media regulator, complaining about cases of circumvention of the ban on promotion of unconventional sexual relations, in her opinionPutin commented on a speech by the chairwoman of the Union of Women of Russia, who asked the president to issue a corresponding instruction to the mass media regulator, complaining about cases of circumvention of the ban on promotion of unconventional sexual relations, in her opinion

Putin calls for public control over promotion of values non-traditional in Russia - Society & Culture - TASS

Putin calls for public control over promotion of values non-traditional in Russia

Ukrainians who have been illegally detained in the territory of the Russian Federation and the temporarily occupied Crimea were forced to vote for amendments to the constitution of the occupying state, says Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Commissioner Liudmyla Denisova. The move is in violation of international law and Ukrainian legislation.The move is in violation of international law and Ukrainian legislation.

Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, occupied Crimea forced to cast ballots in vote on constitutional changes — UNIAN

Welcome to the special summer issue of Orbis, dedicated to examining the consequences of 20 years of Vladimir Putin's time in power as the Russian Federation's ruler. May 2020 marked the two-decade anniversary of Putin's ascension to power as the leader of Russia, making him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.…Welcome to the special summer issue of Orbis, dedicated to examining the consequences of 20 years of Vladimir Putin's time in power as the Russian Federation's ruler. May 2020 marked the two-decade anniversary of Putin's ascension to power as the leader of Russia, making him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.…

Guest Editors' Corner Summer 2020 - Foreign Policy Research Institute

More than 200 amendments tighten Kremlin’s control over society in vote on new constitutionMore than 200 amendments tighten Kremlin’s control over society in vote on new constitution

Liberal values in Russia swept aside in Putin’s power grab

Speaking about the ban on the promotion of homosexuality among minors, the president insisted that a person should be allowed to grow up, become an adult and decide for themselves Speaking about the ban on the promotion of homosexuality among minors, the president insisted that a person should be allowed to grow up, become an adult and decide for themselves

No racial or gender discrimination in Russia, assures Putin - Society & Culture - TASS

No racial or gender discrimination in Russia, assures Putin

As per earlier reports, a plate with an engraving of the constitutional amendment on invariability of Russian territories was placed on the central square of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far Eastern RussiaAs per earlier reports, a plate with an engraving of the constitutional amendment on invariability of Russian territories was placed on the central square of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far Eastern Russia

Ban on alienation from Russia important for certain ‘sensitive territories’, says Putin - Society & Culture - TASS

Ban on alienation from Russia important for certain ‘sensitive territories’, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russian society had shown unity by voting to back reforms allowing him to stay in power until 2036 and that Russians had felt the need for the changes in their hearts.President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russian society had shown unity by voting to back reforms allowing him to stay in power until 2036 and that Russians had felt the need for the changes in their hearts.

Putin says Russians voted 'with their hearts' to let him extend rule - Reuters

The changes were supported by 77.92% of the voters at polling stations, while 21.27% opposed themThe changes were supported by 77.92% of the voters at polling stations, while 21.27% opposed them

Russia’s constitutional amendments enter into force July 4 - Russian Politics & Diplomacy - TASS

Russia’s constitutional amendments enter into force July 4

On July 1, a seven-day long vote on constitutional changes first proposed by Russian president Vladimir Putin in January, was concluded.On July 1, a seven-day long vote on constitutional changes first proposed by Russian president Vladimir Putin in January, was concluded.

Kremlin pushes to massively strengthen power of the president - World Socialist Web Site

The referendum, which included over 200 constitutional amendments, also paves the way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.The referendum, which included over 200 constitutional amendments, also paves the way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036.

Russian voters back referendum banning same-sex marriage

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Today's concentration of power in the Russian presidency has its roots in the chaos of the 1990s.Today's concentration of power in the Russian presidency has its roots in the chaos of the 1990s.

The wild decade: how the 1990s laid the foundations for Vladimir Putin's Russia

The Russian leader got his popular mandate, but he might not be as powerful as a referendum makes him sound.The Russian leader got his popular mandate, but he might not be as powerful as a referendum makes him sound.

Russia just paved the way for Putin to be president for life - Vox

Although many countries have term limits for their leaders, other nations, like Cameroon and Uganda, have leaders who've ruled for decades.Although many countries have term limits for their leaders, other nations, like Cameroon and Uganda, have leaders who've ruled for decades.

The world's longest-serving leaders - Business Insider

"It's no big deal though," he said."It's no big deal though," he said.

Vladimir Putin jokes US embassy staff in Moscow are gay because they flew a rainbow flag | Newshub

Smartphones and laptops were offered as prizes in the week-long vote to keep the Russian president in powerSmartphones and laptops were offered as prizes in the week-long vote to keep the Russian president in power

Raffles, ballot-stuffing and brute force: How Putin guaranteed victory in referendum to rule for life

The country's only independent election monitoring group said that Russian citizens' voting rights were "grossly violated"

Vladimir Putin Could Remain in Power Until 2036 After Disputed Vote Changes Russia Constitution

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During a televised video conference, a lawmaker told Putin that the US embassy had hung a rainbow flag on its facade for the first time to celebrate Pride month in June.During a televised video conference, a lawmaker told Putin that the US embassy had hung a rainbow flag on its facade for the first time to celebrate Pride month in June.

Putin mocks rainbow flag outside US embassy in Moscow | Daily Mail Online

Moscow, July 2 Eternal President? The victory means that Vladimir Putin, 67-year-old former KGB officer who has ruled Russia for over two decades as either President or Prime Minister, cou78% back constitutional amendments | Oppn cries foul Official results published on Thursday, after 99.9 per cent of ballots had been counted, showed that the former KGB officer, who has ruled Russia for more than two decades as President or Prime Minister, had easily won the right to run for two more six-year terms after the current one ends in 2024.

Russian voters clear way for Putin to rule till 2036 : The Tribune India

VLADIMIR PUTIN's Russia has leverage on Donald Trump, an expert in Russian politics has suggested, pointing to the US President's long history of doing business in the country.VLADIMIR PUTIN's Russia has leverage on Donald Trump, an expert in Russian politics has suggested, pointing to the US President's long history of doing business in the country.

Russia 'has something on Putin's puppet' Trump, claims expert | World | News | Express.co.uk

More than 7,500 Russian nationals in Estonia voted in Russia's constitutional referendum with the majority backing the proposals which could keep President Vladimir Putin in power until 2036.More than 7,500 Russian nationals in Estonia voted in Russia's constitutional referendum with the majority backing the proposals which could keep President Vladimir Putin in power until 2036.

Most Russian voters in Estonia supported Russia's constitutional reforms | News | ERR

This week’s constitutional referendum gives the long-serving president the veneer of legitimacy needed to hold on to power through 2036.

Putin Extends His Rule to 2036 After Russian Constitutional Referendum Gets Approved

Putin also said that he understands those who voted against amendments to the constitutionPutin also said that he understands those who voted against amendments to the constitution

Putin thanks Russians for support and trust - Russian Politics & Diplomacy - TASS

Putin thanks Russians for support and trust

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

News updates from Hindustan Times at 1 pm: PM Modi congratulates Russia’s Vladimir Putin for constitutional reform vote and all the latest news - india news - Hindustan Times

A week-long referendum on introducing an array of amendments to the Russian Constitution concluded on 1 July with 77.92% of citizens voting in favour of adopting the...A week-long referendum on introducing an array of amendments to the Russian Constitution concluded on 1 July with 77.92% of citizens voting in favour of adopting the...

Putin Signs Decree to Introduce Constitutional Amendments After All-Russian Vote - Sputnik International

The Russian President's popularity has nosedived since the coronavirus pandemic but he could still control the Kremlin until 2036.The Russian President's popularity has nosedived since the coronavirus pandemic but he could still control the Kremlin until 2036.