The Obama administration seems to be misreading Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions in his new bombing campaign in Syria. President Barack Obama seems to think that Putin wants to reconquer Syria for Bashar al Assad and then install his protégé securely to weaken US influence in the Middle East. He also deduces that Putin is [...]Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) called Donald Trump's position on Syria "painfully naive" on Sunday, slamming him for welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin's intervention in that country. Christie suggested on ABC's "This Week"...Show More Summary
British journalist Lindsey Hilsum argues that many Syrians hold Russian President Vladimir Putin for their friend and see Russians as saviors.
At last year's Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, Russian president Vladimir Putin made a fashionably late entrance, with the television broadcast devoting an unusual amount of time to his arrival and subsequent conference in the grandstand...Show More Summary
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to “change direction” in Syria and recognise that its President Bashar al-Assad must be replaced. Moscow says its airstrikes are targeting the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadists, but British intelligence forces claim that only one in 20 Russian airstrikes were hitting the extremist group. […]
The speeches of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US leader Barack Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York exposed their polarized views of the world, geopolitical analyst Steven MacMillan wrote in his article for New Eastern Outlook.
Currently, Russian President Vladimir Putin is not an ally of France in Syria, but he may become a partner in search of a political resolution to the Syrian crisis and in fight with the Islamic State militants, French President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
Russia's airstrikes against Syrian rebels last week came as a surprise to many Americans — including, it seems, many in the Obama administration. They shouldn't have. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his aides have been bolstering their support of Syria's president, Bashar Assad, for months...
Sitting round a table for talks on Ukraine, from left to right, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and French President Francois Hollande, Paris, France, Friday, Oct. Show More Summary
Talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama in New York were constructive but it is too early to speak about strengthening of mutual understanding as the United States is not eager to show flexibility, the Kremlin spokesman said.
After the 70th UN General Assembly meeting in New York, it has become clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin has managed to break through isolation attempts of Western leaders and come out as a key political leader once again, French newspaper Le Monde said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin The first Russian monarch to claim the title of "Tsar" was Ivan IV (1530-1584). Tsar was a corruption of the Latin word Caesar, the title assumed by Roman emperors in classical antiquity. Ivan IV would go down in history with an additional moniker, Ivan the Terrible. Show More Summary
Having launched airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIL) terrorist group in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin has, once again, totally outmaneuvered Barack Obama, journalist Charles Krauthammer wrote in his article for National Review.
Sending his greeting to Berlin on the Day of German Unity, the Russian president underscored the importance of focusing on cooperation between the states.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has a more clear strategy in Syria for he is not confused about his allies and enemies, The Washington Post wrote.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the progress of Russia’s anti-ISIL Syrian air campaign with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, stressing that other countries should contribute to the work of the information center in Baghdad, Putin’s spokesman said.
President Obama warned that Russia's military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions. Russian President Vladimir Putin...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande expressed satisfaction during a meeting in Paris with the outcome of the Mistral deal saying it met the interests of both sides, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.
This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin orders airstrikes in Syria in support of embattled President Bashar al-Assad. Here’s “Air Raid” by Air — not the current French electronic duo, but the Chicago free-jazz trio of the 1970s. This track comes from their second album (of the same name), which was originally released in 1976.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin has imposed on the United States, Europe, and the Arab nations a fait accompli, which they have no choice but to accept. Yet at the same time, Putin might have just backed himself into a corner. US President Barack Obama is determined not to be dragged to Syria. Show More Summary