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International observers have made a string of criticisms of the Russian elections that have given President Putin another six years in power. We discuss what his victory means for Russia and the rest of the world.
Also in the programme: Britain and the EU have announced a "decisive step" towards an orderly Brexit deal; and a "game changer" in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.
Picture: Vladimir Putin votes at a polling station during Russia's presidential election. Credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images
With over three-quarters of the vote, Putin wins a clear fourth term as Russia's president. We hear from a supporter and from a chemical weapons consultant ahead of the visit to the UK by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
Image: Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a rally at Manezhnaya Square near the Kremlin in Moscow Credit: EPA
Turkish troops and their Syrian allies have taken the city of Afrin in northern Syria after a two-month battle. More than 150,000 people have reportedly fled Afrin in recent days, most moving south towards territory controlled by the Syrian government.
Also in the programme: Russia insists it never produced nerve agent used in former double agent's poisoning; and why a popular TV host is going on trial in Egypt.
(Image: Turkish-based troops in Afrin city. Credit: REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi)
UK diplomats are preparing to leave after they were expelled in the row following the attack on the former Russian double agent. We'll hear from someone who was expelled from Moscow back in 1985.
Also in the programme: US officials launch an investigation into a firm accused of mishandling Facebook users' data in support of the Trump election campaign.
Picture: The British embassy in Moscow Credit: Oleg Klimov/Getty Images
Tens of thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing the enclaves of Afrin and Ghouta under relentless attack. Seven years of civil war have driven nearly 12 million Syrians from their homes.
Also in the programme: Russia expels 23 British diplomats as the row over the nerve agent attack on a double agent continues.
Picture: Syrian civilians evacuate from the town of Jisreen in the southern Eastern Ghouta. Credit: stringer/AFP/Getty Images.
Only a month after he was forced to resign as President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma has been charged with bribery, corruption and money-laundering in relation to a $2.5bn government arms deal in the late 1990s, before he took office.
Also in the programme: British police announce a murder investigation into the death of a Russian exile in London; and the outgoing President of Botswana criticises Donald Trump for "encouraging poaching" by overturning a ban on importing hunting trophies.
(Photo: Former South African President Jacob Zuma. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)