19 Events — Almost Certain to Occur — Russians Will Be Talking About in 2019

New Year's Eve on Red Square with Fireworks, Kremlin, Saint Basil's, Crowds

(Paul Goble – Window on Eurasia – Staunton, January 1, 2019) The events likely to be the most important in the coming year are likely to be things no one can predict accurately or with any degree of confidence, including the passing of leaders, the start of new wars, and developments that in and of themselves seem minor but nonetheless […]

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RUSSIALINK TRANSCRIPT: “[Putin] New Year Address to the Nation” – KremlinRu

Kremlin and River

(Kremlin.ru – Dec. 31, 2018) President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Citizens of Russia, friends, A new year, year 2019, is right around the corner. Behind us is the busy month of December, when we rushed to complete all our urgent tasks, finalised our plans for the future, and of course, got ready for New Year celebrations. Filled with excitement and […]

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RUSSIALINK TRANSCRIPT: “[Putin at] Gala New Year event at the Bolshoi Theatre” – KremlinRu

Bolshoi Theater file photo

(Kremlin.ru – December 27, 2018) Vladimir Putin attended a gala New Year event at the Bolshoi Theatre. Also attending the gala event were Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, his spouse Svetlana Medvedeva, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino and spouse, […]

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