Putin tries to woo Russian teens with live TV show

/ Jul 22, 2017

Putin tries to woo Russian teens with live TV show

President Vladimir Putin on Friday took part in a live television show, fielding questions from Russian youngsters in an apparent bid to connect with teenagers who have been flocking to opposition rallies. Putin, his shirt collar unbuttoned, faced his young audience at an educational centre ...

'Schoolmaster' Xi leaves Hong Kong smarting

/ | Jul 2, 2017

'Schoolmaster' Xi leaves Hong Kong smarting

A landmark visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Hong Kong left little doubt that Beijing views the city as a destabilizing hotbed of unacceptable political dissent that must prove its loyalty, analysts said Sunday. His three-day trip to celebrate 20 years since Hong Kong ...