Will Vladimir Putin appoint himself Russian President for Life? Some would say that, by remaining in tight control of Russia’s politics for the past 14 years — even during the period from 2008 to 2012 when he served as Prime Minister — he already has. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his belief that Russia is the strongest nation, which will lead to — in his eyes — a positive end in Crimea, according to an interview with the state-owned TASS news agency. During the interview,...Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he probably won't run Moscow forever, though he could run for another six-year term in 2018. "This is not good and detrimental for the country and I do not need it as well," Putin said when asked if he wanted to be president for life, according to Russian state media. Show More Summary
Russian president says isolation of Russia over Ukraine crisis is "impossible", after US threatens with more sanctions.
Submitted by Colin Chilcoat via OilPrice.com, After a frosty reception at the G20 summit in Australia this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin required some much needed rest, at least according to the official explanation given for his conspicuously early departure from the proceedings. Show More Summary
Kuzya, the first of Russian President Vladimir Putin's Siberian tigers to cross over to China, has been spotted in various footage roaming around the national reserve in Luobei county of Heilongjiang province, according to local media, which also happily noted the feline's apparent weight gain since its entrance. [ more › ]
Fears of World War 3 are rising after Russian President Vladimir Putin increased his country’s activity in Ukraine and the Baltic region and unleashed his sharpest words yet for the United States, saying that America has plans to “subdue” Russia. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin bolted early from last weekend's world economic summit because, well, he had a long flight ahead to Moscow and he wanted to be fresh at work on Monday and you know how it is.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled Wednesday that he wants to establish closer ties with North Korea in hopes of improving regional security. Leader Kim Jong Un, meanwhile, is facing a new U.N. resolution accusing his administration of crimes against humanity.
The Russian president wants to strengthen his nation's relationship with North Korea.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin would like everyone to know that just because Russia’s largest oil producer, Rosneft, is requesting government bailout funds doesn’t mean it’s in financial trouble. Read full article >>
Would you drive a canary-yellow Lada Kalina Sport sedan hundreds of miles across some of the most desolate stretches of Siberia? No, you wouldn't... but you're not Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine is a country "with a future," but it's missing just one thing, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the German TV news station ARD. "It lacks, it seems to me, the understanding that to be successful, stable, prosperous, it's...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Putin Warns He Won’t Let Ukraine Defeat Eastern Rebels. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned he won’t allow rebels in eastern Ukraine to be defeated by government forces as European Union ministers met to consider imposing more sanctions on the separatists. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin talked a tough game about the U.S. on Tuesday, Reuters reports. "They do not want to humiliate us, they want to subdue us, solve their problems at our expense," he said during a meeting with the People's Front, his core political support group. Show More Summary
As it turns out, the on-going sanctions against Russia by the US and the eurozone might actually be good for the economy, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the German TV news station ARD. "True, there are pluses because, let's say,...Show More Summary
MOSCOW — You could call it a Teddy Roosevelt moment: Russian President Vladimir Putin offered an extemporaneous adage Tuesday that sounded a whole lot like a twist on "big stick" diplomacy. “You can do a lot more with weapons and politeness than just politeness,” Putin said, according to several Russian news outlets. (Or maybe he’s […]
MOSCOW — You could call it a Teddy Roosevelt moment: Russian President Vladimir Putin offered an extemporaneous adage Tuesday that sounded a whole lot like a twist on "big stick" diplomacy. “You can do a lot more with weapons and politeness than just politeness,” Putin said, according to several Russian news outlets. Read full article >>
The G20 leaders summit in Australia starting is setting up as a showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine. ||| Brisbane, Australia -Show More Summary
If Russian President Vladimir Putin and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott face off on the streets of Brisbane and no one is around to see it, does it make a shirt-front? As the G20 Summit is set to start this weekend in Ghost Town, Australia, the attending world leaders will have the Brisbane CBD all to themselves. Show More Summary