Stories tagged: putin
Sun., March 11, 2018
Today’s Russian young adults have no memory of life before Putin, who first took power as their president 18 years ago. Some have taken to the streets in protest, but …
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he doesn’t care about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election because the actions weren’t connected to his government.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018
Russia will “never” extradite any of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for election-meddling, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, even as he insisted they didn’t act on behalf …
Thu., March 1, 2018
The Trump administration told Congress on Thursday that it plans to sell Ukraine 210 anti-tank missiles to help it defend its territory from Russia, in a major escalation of U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Russia has these new strategic weapons and many more, declaring: “No one has listened to us. You listen to us now.”
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018
He’s been indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls and his private military company has trodden battlefields in Ukraine and Syria. …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg “troll factory” …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
The Dutch foreign affairs minister has resigned, a day after admitting that he lied about attending a meeting hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s top foe in next month’s election isn’t a candidate; it’s public apathy. But he has one rival who could draw voters to the polls: celebrity TV …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
The Trump administration on Friday announced it will continue much of the Obama administration’s nuclear weapons policy, but take a more aggressive stance toward Russia. It said Russia must be …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
A top Democrat is seeking documents from the National Rifle Association and the Treasury Department following reports of an FBI investigation into whether a Russian central banker funneled money to …
Fri., Feb. 2, 2018
President Vladimir Putin attended commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the battle of Stalingrad, lauding the Red Army’s victory as a shining example of the nation’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin described a list of his country’s officials and tycoons put together to comply with a U.S. sanctions law as a hostile and “stupid” move spearheaded by …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Russia on Monday for talks focused on Syria, warning that Israel will not accept Iran’s growing military presence there and in neighboring Lebanon.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018
The Netherlands’ spy service broke into the computers used by a powerful Russian hacking group and may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that modernized strategic bombers will boost Russia’s military power.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
A Russian Orthodox bishop has said that he wouldn’t vote for President Vladimir Putin in March’s election – an unprecedented show of dissent by a high-ranking clergyman in the church …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018
Russia’s Justice Ministry said Monday it has filed a lawsuit to shut down a company used by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that is being used to finance his political campaigning.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Russia’s highest court on Saturday upheld a decision barring opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president in March.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
The explosion at a supermarket in Russia’s second-largest city was a terror attack, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, adding that he has ordered security agencies to kill terror suspects on …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
Russian election officials on Monday formally barred Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running for president, prompting calls from him for a boycott of next year’s vote.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017
Hundreds of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny nominated him for president Sunday, allowing Navalny to file the endorsement papers required for his candidacy and putting pressure on the …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017
Former presidential candidate Jill Stein says she’s cooperating with a Senate intelligence committee probe into Russian interference in the election.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
As the most serious challenger during Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power, Alexei Navalny has endured arrests, show trials and facefuls of green antiseptic that damaged his vision.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg, the Kremlin said.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
President Donald Trump thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for remarks he made Thursday “acknowledging America’s strong economic performance,” the White House said.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin scoffed Thursday at allegations of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, saying the reports have been “invented” by Trump’s foes and have hurt …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory against “terrorists” in Syria on Monday during a surprise visit to a Russian military base in the county, where he also announced a partial …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Egypt next week to discuss expanding political, economic, energy and trade ties, officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday declared his intention to seek re-election next March, a vote he appears certain to win.