Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday hailed the advances of pro-Kremlin fighters in eastern Ukraine as Western alarm spiralled over what Kiev has branded a Russian invasion. NATO ambassadors were holding a crisis meeting afterShow More Summary
It's Friday! Here's what people will be talking about. 1. NATO is holding an emergency meeting on Friday over the crisis in eastern Ukraine, estimating that more 1,000 Russian soldiers have invaded the region. 2. Russian presidentShow More Summary
Separatists to allow "humanitarian corridor" for encircled troops in Novoazovsk after intervention by Russian president.
'You think I’m not hard enough to invade? You think I care what the West does? You’re wrong. And you need to be afraid, very afraid.' That, in essence, is the message Russian President Vladimir Putin is sending to Ukraine’s President...Show More Summary
Just a few days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Minsk to discuss a political solution to the crisis in the Donbas, Russian regular forces launched a full-scale invasion of eastern Ukraine. Show More Summary
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, whose country currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU, called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to warn of "very serious consequences" after reports that Moscow had sent troops into Ukraine. Show More Summary
Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle on The Five expressed her desire for Russian President Vladimir Putin, or someone like him, to briefly hold power in the United States, and "get it done right." That is, dramatically escalate our war in Iraq until the Islamic State (a.k.a. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited Spartak Moscow's new stadium, a 2018 World Cup venue, ahead of its official opening.
Russian president Vladimir Putin on Wednesday attended the inauguration of Spartak Moscow's 2018 World Cup stadium. "This arena is worthy of Russia's most beloved team," Putin said on arrival at the brand new 42,000-seat Otkrytie arena which will also host FIFA Confederations Cup matches in 2017. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin has required all bloggers with at least 3,000 daily readers to register heir real names and other personal information. The government may shut down the blogs of those who don't register. In fact, it has already shut down some blogs it deems extremist.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has required all bloggers with at least 3,000 daily readers to register their real names and other personal information. The government may shut down the blogs of those who don't register. In fact, it has already shut down some blogs it deems extremist.
Evening Headlin es Bloomberg: Putin Says Ukraine Talks Positive, Political Deal Mulled. Russian President Vladimir Putin said talks with his Ukrainian counterpart over separatist fighting that’s killed more than 2,000 people were “positive” as the parties began discussions for a political resolution. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Putin Holds Poroshenko Talks as Ukraine Tension Grows. Russian President Vladimir Putin began talks with his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, as tensions flared on the two nations’ border. Putin said he’s ready for an exchange of opinions on Ukraine as he addressed a summit of the Russian-led Customs Union in Minsk, Belarus. Show More Summary
Moments ago, Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Minsk, Belarus where upon the initiative of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko a summit between the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan) and Ukraine will be held on Tuesday. Show More Summary
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — As shelling in eastern Ukraine spread to a new front, Ukraine's president flew to Minsk for a meeting Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine's separatist regions.
High-profile U.S. diplomats warned Russia to halt increasing "escalation" in Ukraine on Tuesday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin was scheduled to meet with his Ukrainian counterpart for the first time since June. Susan Rice, President...Show More Summary
The National Security Adviser's condemnation comes ahead of a meeting between Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin
Evening Headlin es Bloomberg: Putin to Meet Poroshenko as Ukraine Tensions Escalate. Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, as tensions flare on the two nations’ border. The leaders...Show More Summary
As the crisis in Ukraine continues with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s contempt of the west growing, it’s becoming clear that German Chancellor Angela Merkel will be a key player if the crisis is to be resolved without a wider conflict. ...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Kiev today, ahead of a Tuesday meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. She immediately encouraged the leaders to be open to peace proposals when they arrive in Belarus for their talks. Show More Summary