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    A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


    * Russian President Vladimir Putin was named the most powerful person on the planet by Forbes magazine Wednesday, knocking US President Barack Obama off the number one spot

    * The Council of the European Union on Tuesday extended sanctions against Belarus by a year, the Council said

    * A key bomb in the United States’ nuclear arsenal is being upgraded with precision guidance equipment and safety mechanisms, even as officials say budget battles threaten funding they call critical to US nuclear deterrence

    * A retired Estonian intelligence officer was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 years in prison for treason and spying for Russia, an Estonian court said


    * Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the punishment system Wednesday for those found guilty in Russia of corruption


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