Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a threat to the European Union saying he could “take Kiev in two weeks” if he wanted to. Two weeks. The IBTimes reported: Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a threat to outgoing European Commission … Continue reading ?
Despite demands from the U.S. and its Western allies that Moscow reverse course in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instead suggested he could topple the Ukrainian capital in a fortnight if he felt like it. In a phone call...Show More Summary
Putin threw fat into the Ukrainian fire today by calling for Talks on Eastern Ukraine Statehood.The question at hand is" What precisely does Putin mean by "statehood" ?Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks...Show More Summary
KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Hours later, Ukraine said a border guard vessel operating in the Azov Sea was attacked by land-based forces. Show More Summary
Russian president raises stakes in Ukraine conflict, calling for talks on secession of pro-Moscow regions in the east.
As Putin pushes Ukraine to bend to his will and allow greater independence to Russian-backed separatists in the country's southeast, the Russian president holds a trump card: Winter is coming. “I think that nobody thinks of [winter] anymore, except Russia,” Putin said, according to The New York Times. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a message for the international community on Friday: “It’s best not to mess with us.” While speaking at a pro-Kremlin youth camp on Friday, Mr. Putin downplayed the Kremlin’s involvement in destabilizing eastern Ukraine while sending a message to Western nations that he isn’t afraid to use force to forward [...]
Russian President Vladimir Putin called for talks of statehood for eastern Ukraine. The BBC reported: President Putin has called for talks to discuss “statehood” for eastern Ukraine, Russian media report. He said the issue needed to be discussed to ensure … Continue reading ?
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday dangerously upped his rhetoric over the situation in eastern Ukraine, saying for the first time that the region should perhaps become an independent nation. "We need to immediately begin substantive...Show More Summary
Putin Pushes the Reset Button– In an interview Friday Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the west, “You don’t want to mess with us… Russia is one of the most powerful nuclear powers.” “I want to say immediately that Russia is … Continue reading ?
President Obama wants to hit Russia harder in the pocketbook — but he has to make sure American and European business don’t feel the pain too. Additional sanctions to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin are expected to top the agenda at meetings Obama plans next week in Estonia and Wales.
Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example:...
President Barack Obama's message to Russian President Vladimir Putin when traveling to Europe next week is to not "even think about messing around" with the Baltic states, the White House said Friday. Obama is traveling to Europe next week for a meeting in Wales with other NATO leaders. Show More Summary
Just hours after asking pro-Russian separatists to "open a humanitarian corridor for Ukrainian troops," Russian President Vladimir Putin took a slightly different tone while visiting a summer camp north of Moscow. "Thank God, I think...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected accusations that he has effectively invaded Ukraine, likening the behavior of Ukrainian forces in the conflict to Nazis and threatening to take his standoff with the West into the disputed territory...Show More Summary
LAKE SELIGER Russia (Reuters) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia's armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should...Show More Summary
The Russian Direct Investment Fund has managed to operate unaffected by the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and EU in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military actions in Ukraine. Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images WASHINGTON...Show More Summary
The Russian president tells an assembly the nation is ready to meet any aggression.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that Crimea is "indispensable to Russia," reminding listeners that "Russia is one of the most powerful nuclear nations." "This is a reality, not just words," Putin said Russia annexed Crimea...Show More Summary