1. Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror.

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  2. We need to use the United Nations Security Council and believe that preserving law and order in today's complex and turbulent world is one of the few ways to keep international relations from sliding into chaos. The law is still the law, and we must follow it whether we like it or not.

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  3. It's a historical phenomenon that in 250 years, a nation could move from a colony into the most prosperous nation of the world and the leader of the world. It is indeed an achievement, a tribute to the talent of the American nation, the American people and an optimal political and economic system.

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  4. Millions around the world increasingly see America not as a model of democracy but as relying solely on brute force, cobbling coalitions together under the slogan, 'You're either with us or against us.'

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  5. Why does the world dislike Russia? I do not think that we are unloved or considered to be ignorant.

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  6. In the modern world, those who are weak will get unambiguous advice from foreign visitors which way to go and what policy course to pursue.

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  7. The philosophy of FIFA is to expand world soccer space, to spread out the world football space.

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  8. Indeed, Russia and the U.S. were allies during the two tragic conflicts of the Second and the First World Wars, which allows us to think there's something objectively bringing us together in difficult times, and I think - I believe - it has to do with geopolitical interests and also has a moral component.

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  9. I would like to draw your attention to the fact that in Russia, unlike in one third of the world's countries, being gay is not a crime.

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  10. I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe, but in the whole world. I collect emotions. I am wealthy in that the people of Russia have twice entrusted me with the leadership of a great nation such as Russia - I believe that is my greatest wealth.

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  11. If one looks at the map of the world, it's difficult to find Iraq, and one would think it rather easy to subdue such a small country.

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  12. Where in the world have you seen construction people who do everything on time, with good quality and at minimal prices? Just give me one country like that. A country like that doesn't exist in the world, you know. There's not one such country anywhere in the world.

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  13. The whole world recognizes Russia's cultural achievements. It is impossible to imagine the world culture without Russian culture, without our music and literature.

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  14. At last, Russia has returned to the world arena as a strong state - a country that others heed and that can stand up for itself.

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  15. The leaders of the world's largest economies agreed during the November 2008 G20 summit not to create barriers hindering global trade and capital flows. Russia shares these principles.

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  16. I see that not everyone in the West has understood that the Soviet Union has disappeared from the political map of the world and that a new country has emerged with new humanist and ideological principles at the foundation of its existence.

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  17. What is a uni-polar world? No matter how we beautify this term, it means one single centre of power, one single centre of force and one single master.

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  18. Russia does not and cannot have any political choice but democracy. I want to say, and even stress, that we share those universal democratic principles taken around the whole world.

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  19. The Eurasian union is a project meant to preserve the identities of nations and the historic Eurasian community in the new century, in a new world.

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  20. A considerable share of the world's population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education and quality health care.

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