Russia’s Worst Kept Election Secret

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… a TASS news item read as follows: “Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plan to meet in May 2018.”… Now, what exactly is wrong with these reports? … Russia will have a presidential election in March 2018 and by late May 2018 — theoretically, at least — there should be a new president in office. It might be Putin. But — theoretically, at least — it might be somebody else, right?” (Brian Whitmore, Nov. 29, 2017, RFERL)

The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Worst-Kept Secret (Transcript)
November 29, 2017 09:56 GMT, Brian Whitmore

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Well, it looks like TASS just spilled the beans.

Russia’s state news agency has apparently just revealed one of the Kremlin’s most closely held secrets.

In a report on November 24, the lede of a…

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