Putin delivers state of the union address

The Russian president defended conservative values and commented on the situation in Ukraine, Syria and Iran.

    Vladimir Putin has given his annual state-of-the nation address.

    The Russian president talked for more than an hour, in a wide-ranging speech to both houses of parliament.

    He defended conservative values and commented on the situation in Ukraine, Syria and Iran. 

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from Moscow.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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