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The 'world's oldest man', who was identified as a Russian pensioner with the name Appaz Iliev, hails from the republic of Ingushetia near Georgia, and he said he was born under the last Russian Tsar. He fathered 8 children.
According to a recent report, Russia wanted to influence South Africa's 2019 election so it would turn out in the ANC's favour. A man close to Vladimir Putin was apparently implicated in a plan to discredit the EFF and DA.
Russia's head of state, Vladimir Putin showed off his shooting skills in a video, which has since gone viral on social media. The Russian President is seen effortlessly shooting targets with the new Kalashnikov rifle.
A Russian cargo ship was detained in the Port of Ngqura, 20 km northeast of Port Elizabeth, after it was suspected of carrying explosives and weapons. The vessel has contraband on board worth about R50 million.
The South African government cannot afford to expand the country’s nuclear power operations at the current time but remains open to possible future deals with Russia, this is according to ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile.
Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Johannesburg earlier on Thursday morning to attend the 2018 Bricks summit which is being held in Sandton. Putin was the last of the Bricks heads of state to arrive in the country.