Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP

In blow to US, Philippine leader Duterte heads to Russia to meet his ‘favourite hero’ Putin

Rodrigo Duterte seeks weapons from Russia as he dials down cooperation with the United States

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2016. File photo: AP
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