Stories tagged: vladimir putin
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin formed his new Cabinet Tuesday, replacing many of its members but keeping his foreign, defense and finance ministers in place.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday submitted to parliament a package of constitutional amendments widely seen as an attempt to secure his grip on power well after his current term …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 while lawmakers quickly sealed his …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shakeup of Russia’s leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin has had a busy week, stepping into the aftermath of the American drone strike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Putin’s visit Tuesday to Syria was …
Mon., Jan. 6, 2020
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Moscow on Saturday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid growing tensions in the Middle East and elsewhere, officials said Monday.
Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks two decades in power , he boasts about his achievements but remains coy about his political future – a reticence that fuels wild speculation …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
Poland’s prime minister says Russian President Vladimir Putin has been lying in remarks blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
In Russian authorities’ latest crackdown this week on Kremlin critics, opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation office was raided Thursday, just days after one of his top aides was suddenly …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached for “far-fetched” reasons, calling the move by Democrats a continuation of their fight against the Republican leader.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The presidents of Ukraine and Russia agreed Monday to revive the peace process on the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine and exchange all their prisoners, but they failed to …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the U.S.
Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s pleased that the “political battles” in Washington have put on the back-burner accusations that Russia interfered in U.S. elections.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Paris on Dec. 9 to try to seek a settlement for the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine that has …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
President Donald Trump says he’s weighing an invitation from Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend the May 9 Victory Day parade in Moscow.
Tue., Oct. 29, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed Cuba’s resilience in the face of U.S. pressure as he hosted his Cuban counterparts for talks Tuesday on expanding cooperation between the old allies.
Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin courted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday at the first-ever Russia-Africa summit while a pair of nuclear-capable bombers made an unprecedented visit to the continent, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 22, 2019
The leaders of Russia and Turkey announce a deal for their two countries’ forces to jointly patrol almost the entire northeastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin has overseen sweeping war games carried out by his nation’s strategic nuclear forces.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Rudy Giuliani, whose actions as President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer have helped set in motion an impeachment inquiry, abruptly canceled his scheduled paid appearance at a Kremlin-backed conference in Armenia …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday reiterated his support for his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, who has made a surprise visit to Moscow.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron used the three-day summit of G-7 leaders he hosted in southwest France to showcase his political talents.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
In a show of burgeoning security ties between Russia and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the opening of an annual Russian air show as a guest of President …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019
More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots more vulnerable to hacking.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Vladimir Putin says many people around the world have lost faith in the liberal idea.
Sat., July 6, 2019
If liberalism is ending, it isn’t because Vladimir Putin says so. It is because we would allow it to happen.
Wed., July 3, 2019
President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill suspending Russia’s participation in a pivotal nuclear arms treaty.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
Some crew members have survived a fire that killed 14 sailors onboard one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles, the nation’s defense minister said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
A fire on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there …