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Vladimir Putin Voted Jerusalem Post’s Person of the Year

Most respondents to an Israeli poll named Russian President Vladimir Putin person of the year for 2015.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the person of the year for 2015, according to a poll conducted by the Jerusalem Post.“Twenty-nine percent of respondents chose Putin as their person of the year,” the newspaper reported on Friday.

In second place was German Chancellor Angela Merkel, chosen by 16 percent of voters, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took third place with 15 percent.

Three percent picked Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, two percent Pope Francis and two percent US President Barack Obama; 33 percent of those asked said they didn’t know.

The survey of 527 Israeli adults was taken on Tuesday by the Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew-language sister publication. In addition to their person of the year, respondents were also asked about the greatest cause for concern internationally, and domestically.

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Russia Sends Nuclear War Signals To Turkey

With reports that a nuclear war between NATO and Russia is “likely,” Russia and Turkey have intensified their war of words after Russia’s latest revenge measures for the downing of its fighter jet. After striking Turkey and Egypt off the … read more

Vladimir Putin Wants USA Dollars Banned From Russian Trade.

President Vladimir Putin has called for greater use of the ruble in Russian oil deals and criticized continued use of the U.S. dollar. The Russian leader spoke out on Tuesday and proposed the move which appears to be aimed at strengthening the … read more

Sochi : Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi meets with Vladimir Putin.

The ongoing crisis in Syria and ways to strengthen bilateral relations were among the topics discussed this week during a meeting between Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and … read more

Vladimir Putin, The Imperialist – TIME Person of the Year 2014 Runner-Up

       Vladimir Putin, The Imperialist Russia’s increasingly isolated President is on a mission to restore his country’s lost empire By Simon Shuster / Moscow Vladimir PutinPortrait by Pavel Sokov for TIME Right off the throne room in the Grand Kremlin … read more