Masha Gessen writes about the NBC reporter Megyn Kelly’s interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election and the two leaders agreed to work together to help achieve North Korea's denuclearisation, the foreign ministry said. Abe...Show More Summary
To nobody’s surprise, Russian President Vladimir Putin won reelection to a fourth term yesterday, by a wide margin. With Putin’s (last?) presidential election in the books, I reached out to my colleagues at PONARS-Eurasia for a quick take on the implications of Sunday’s election in Russia. Here’s what they had to say. Brian Taylor, professor, Maxwell […]
As Russia headed to the polls Sunday to reelect President Vladimir Putin, there was one policy that they were implicitly reviewing. Many remember Russia’s Cold War strategy of invading, destabilizing and intervening in other countries’ governance. Putin has apparently once again made this his policy. Consider, for instance, that since late 2013, Russian policy toward […]
By Maria Kiselyova and Denis Pinchuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. Show More Summary
“An exit poll and early returns suggest that Vladimir Putin has easily won a fourth term, keeping him as Russia’s president for six more years,” the AP reports. “The nationwide exit poll conducted by the All-Russia Opinion Research Center showed [...]
President Vladimir Putin’s real challenge in Sunday’s presidential election is not winning the race, but getting enough turnout to show the world his victory is legitimate. … Click to Continue »
Voters came out in smaller numbers than the Kremlin had hoped, but the result showed that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia enjoys broad approval among the people.
riva;Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised no one when he was re-elected Sunday for a fourth term. Nearly two decades ago though few would have guessed the dull former spy would hold his country in an iron grip that will extend for a quarter century. In the autumn of 1999, the Kremlin – and indeed all […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that raising the standard of living will be a key task in the coming years, but also acknowledged the importance of strengthening the nation’s defenses. Read Full Article at RT.com
Megyn Kelly talks about her recent sit-down interview with Russia President Vladimir Putin.
In a widely anticipated victory, Russian President Vladimir Putin was reelected for a fourth term Sunday. Here's a look back at his last 18 years in power.
President Vladimir Putin on Sunday rubbished claims that Russia poisoned a former spy in Britain, on the eve of international chemical weapons experts heading to the UK to probe the attack. "It's complete drivel, rubbish, nonsense that...Show More Summary
This Sunday, Russians will vote for their next president. The result, however, is all but assured: Vladimir Putin will win — again. Putin, the incumbent, is ahead in polls by an insurmountable margin. The most recent, published by the state-owned Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VCIOM), showed him with 69 percent. His nearest rival, the Communist Party's Pavel […]
Here is what you need to know. Putin wins another term. Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide reelection Sunday, extending his term in office until at least 2024. China nominates a new central-bank head. The American-trained...Show More Summary
Russians will vote for a new president on March 18, with seven challengers facing Vladimir Putin. RT is previewing the election this month, and the second featured candidate is the incumbent himself. Read Full Article at RT.com
by David Ignatius Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC’s Megyn Kelly this month that in using power, you “must be ready to go all the way to achieve the goals.” Now, it seems, Putin has gone all the way too far. Putin’s aggressive use of covert action to [...]Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin lavished praise on President Trump, but added that he was sorely disappointed with the U.S. political system, saying that it has been “eating itself up,” the AP reports. Of Trump, Putin said: “I have no disappointment [...]
Masha Gessen writes about Vladimir Putin‘s state-of-the-federation address, which was packed with falsehoods but offered a real view of the Russian President’s imagination.
In his annual state of the nation speech on Thursday, President Vladimir Putin boasted that Russia is developing new types of nuclear weapons that will be invulnerable to U.S. missile-defense systems and, more broadly, will nullify America’s...Show More Summary