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...
The specter of mass protest seems to have haunted President Vladimir V. Putin throughout his political life, and that fear informs Russia’s forceful intervention in Syria.
Russia’s intervention in Syria is partly strategic, but President Vladimir V. Putin has another reason, a long-held belief, for supporting the Syrian president’s government.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday urged Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to reconsider Moscow’s bombing campaign in Syria, accusing the Russian military of turning a blind eye to the killing of dozens of civilians. Speaking in an interview with Al-Jazeera Arabic, Erdogan expressed anger that whereas Moscow had informed Ankara it would be attacking […]
(Paul Mirengoff) President Obama responded to his latest humiliation at the hands of Vladimir Putin by stating that “Mr. Putin had to go into Syria not out of strength but out of weakness, because his client, Mr. Assad, was crumbling.” This statement — pulled from the same notebook as the president’s pathetic speech to the U.N. Show More Summary
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
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin had promised to use his influence in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region to ensure progress in the Ukraine conflict's Minsk peace process, The Kremlin's spokesman said on Saturday according to Interfax.
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.
LONDON (Reuters) - Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defense secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.
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.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to talk about Russian airstrikes in Syria with President Vladimir Putin at a meeting, he said Saturday.
US presidential candidate Marco Rubio Explains Putin’s Plan to trick Obama into supporting Syrian president Bashar al Assad “Vladimir Putin is deliberately targeting the non-ISIS rebels,” Rubio explains. “And here’s why: If he’s going to wipe out all the non-ISIS elements on the ground in Syria, then they can say: ISIS or Assad, there are […]
At a White House press conference Friday, President Obama called out Vladimir Putin for bombing rebels and civilians in Syria to prop up the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad
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.
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.