President Barack Obama might have his difficulties with foreign policy, terrorists, the economy, Vladimir Putin, his own bumbling Secret Service and those vanished IRS emails.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Tuesday. Putin emphasized the importance of the two countries maintaining a close relationship. Putin's visit comes after his controversial remarks in August, when Putin suggested that Kazakhstan was only a state under its current president. Show More Summary
TODAY Russia submitted its budget to the Duma, the lower house of the parliament. After three rounds of discussions, Vladimir Putin, the president, will sign it into law. The budget shows how much trouble the Russian economy is in—and how unwilling the government is to face up to reality. Show More Summary
Garry Kasparov, the world’s most renowned chessmaster, has branded Vladimir Putin “the most dangerous man in the world” in a passionate interview with Yahoo News, in which he stressed that the Russian President is more dangerous that Islamic State (ISIS) and “all the Al-Qaedas in the world”. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin is now facing the reality that the Ukraine war is having an impact on the Russian economy. But as tensions escalate between Russia and the United States and its NATO allies, some people are standing up...Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon delivered some very real news in hilarious fashion last night, commenting on the proposed boycott of Hollywood films in Russia based on U.S. sanctions and anti-Russian representation. It is undeniably true (and somewhat unfortunate) that the Russian villain...
In a dramatic stroke of luck for the Kremlin, this morning there is hardly a person in the world who is happier than Russian president Vladimir Putin because overnight state-run run OAO Rosneft announced it has discovered what may be...Show More Summary
Well, this is unnerving: Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of the Russian security council are reportedly considering a plan that would give the Kremlin the ability to cut off the Russian Internet from the rest of the world’s connection in the event of a national emergency. The plan, which officials say is necessary to […]
Vladimir Putin has been planning for the past decade a plan to spark a major war in the Baltic region, a former adviser to the Russian president said, with the invasion of Ukraine and capture of Crimea the first step. Speaking at a conference...Show More Summary
MOSCOW -- While various commentators have described President Vladimir Putin as playing a chess game against the West, I would argue that he has actually been primarily reacting tactically to what he saw as a major defeat. After all,...Show More Summary
Moscow will curtail Ukraine's access to vital Russian markets if Kiev implements any part of a trade agreement with the European Union, President Vladimir Putin warned in a letter, toughening his stance on a deal at the center of East-West tensions....In a last-minute concession to Moscow, the EU delayed implementing the trade accord until Dec. Show More Summary
Who's happy about this? The Syrian rebels. Who's not happy about this? Russian President and 2005 Super Bowl champion Vladimir Putin.
Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday in what was the first anti-war protest against President Vladimir Putin's actions in Ukraine. Some protesters held up signs asking the Russian president to "stop lying."
As many as 80 Russian soldiers were killed in a skirmish in Ukraine last month, despite the assertion of President Vladimir Putin that Russia isn’t fighting there, according to documents released by an opposition politician. Telephone...Show More Summary
New reports suggest that President Vladimir Putin is considering plans to unplug Russia from the global internet in order to protect themselves from the “unpredictable” West. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said that a closed meeting would take place on Monday to discuss the radical plans. Show More Summary
Two Russian bombers came within miles of Canada’s coastline this week as President Vladimir Putin reportedly makes threats of a wider war across Europe. The incident near Canada created some tense moments as two “Bear” bombers came within about 30 miles of Canada’s coastline in the Beaufort Sea, CTV reported. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin privately threatened to invade Poland, Romania and the Baltic states, in conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko this week. Despite the latest threats, President Barack Obama refused to arm American ally Ukraine this week. The Telegraph … Continue reading ?
Russia is considering measures to protect its cyberspace from the “unpredictable” West, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Friday after a newspaper said Moscow was contemplating unplugging the Internet during protests or war. The respected business daily Vedomosti,...
We have not been good at differentiating between Russia as a country, the Russian people and Vladimir Putin. Russian society as a whole has been kidnapped by its president. Mr.Putin could be congratulated for the swiftness of action,...Show More Summary
The White House is hoping that President Obama’s visit with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will send a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that the United States stands with Ukraine. Speaking to reporters aboard Air Force...Show More Summary