Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning “undesirable” non-governmental organisations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups across the board. The law allows authorities to bar foreign civil society groups seen as...
Rumors are circulating that Vladimir Putin’s alleged girlfriend, former Olympic gold medal gymnast Alina Kabaeva, might be pregnant. Local media took notice when Kabaeva, 32, recently appeared at a girls gymnastics festival in Moscow, wearing a billowy red dress and was described by local media as looking overweight and tired. Show More Summary
When called to account for an apparent inaccuracy in a broadcast pinning the MH-17 shoot-down on Russian President Putin, Australia’s “60 Minutes” responded with insults and dissembling. But that behavior has been typical of the propaganda wars around the Ukraine crisis, writes Australian Greg Maybury. By Greg Maybury The following anecdote may or may not be apocryphal,…
Two prominent US and UK media outlets addressed the Russian presidential press service with almost identical requests for comments about business ties between Russian President Vladimir Putin and businessman Gennady Timchenko, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
The KGB has nothing on snooping gossip bloggers!If you are one of those people like me who follow world politics, you may remember that this past March, Russian president Vladimir Putin disappeared. The Kremlin tried to pass off some...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he believes that happiness means to do things you love and achieve outstanding results at work, Rossiya-24 TV channel reported.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow and Baghdad are expanding military cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday during talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the Kremlin.
Speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament Sergei Naryshkin said that Russia is ready to prepare the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Japan, but the support of Tokyo is absolutely necessary.
Exclusive: An Australian news show bristled at being caught broadcasting misleading images designed to prove Russian President Putin was responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last July. The program says it simply opted for “a wide shot” to give its audience the fuller “layout,” reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The Australian news show…
Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian President Vladimir Putin met recently in what they euphemistically described as a kumbaya moment. Presumably there was a pledge to work together to resolve crises in Syria and the Ukraine, Secretary Kerry said neither side was seeking a “major breakthrough,” but instead they seek to keep “communications open,” […]
Vice President of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party Masahiko Komura said that Tokyo is hoping that Russian President Vladimir Putin could discuss the issue of the disputed Kuril Islands during a visit to the Japanese capital.
The Verkhovna Rada’s decision to suspend foreign debt payments is illegitimate, adviser of the Russian President Sergey Glazyev said.
Exclusive: Pointing the finger of blame at Russian President Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down last July, an Australian news show claims to have found the spot where the Russian BUK missile battery made its getaway, but the images don’t match, raising questions of journalistic fakery, writes Robert Parry. By Robert Parry An Australian television…
Vladimir Putin scored eight actual, real, not-fake goals in an exhibition hockey game against former NHL players. Vladimir Putin: Russian President. Tiger tranquilizer. Dildo model. And now, he's also a guy who's scored eight goals in...Show More Summary
Last weekend, Russian President Vladimir Putin scored 8 goals in a ice hockey game. Though it may seem strange to audiences outside of Russia, the 62 year-old's macho posturing is all part of the image that he has carefully cultivated through state propaganda since taking over the presidency from Boris Yeltsin at the turn of the new millennium. Show More Summary
A group of supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday presented a bust of the strongman depicting him in the heroic guise of a Roman emperor. “We wanted to immortalise Vladimir Putin as a conqueror and statesman who returned Crimea to Russia,” said Andrei Polyakov, the...
US Secretary of State John Kerry, who has been on his first visit to Russia since May 2013, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov behind closed doors on May 12.
Two weeks after Tehran and the P5+1 group worked out a framework agreement ensuring the peaceful nature of the Iranian nuclear program, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree lifting the ban on the sale of S-300 to Iran.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi will discuss trade, investment and energy issues on Thursday, the Kremlin’s press service announced Monday.
Watch: Russian president displays his athletic skills during celebrity All-Star game in Sochi