BBC – Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested some opposition politicians are in the pay of foreign interests, saying it is unacceptable.
In an annual state-of-the-nation address in Moscow strong on patriotic themes, he talked of the need to preserve Russian national identity.
He urged more births, saying a family with three children should be the norm.
On the economy, Mr Putin said he wanted to “de-offshore” Russian business and curb fraud in public spending.
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