Vladimir Putin regards the objectives and basic ideas of the sixth World Council of Russian People as a strict manifestation of the position of Russian civil society, the Russian President said on Thursday at the World Council of Russian People running at the Temple of Christ the Saviour. The president stressed that fundamental issues of the life of contemporary society, of the country and the world on the whole would be on the agenda of the council. "You have a strong say today," he stated. While addressing the audience, the head of state said that all were working together "for the good of a decent, prosperous and peaceful life of people."
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Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities