By Tobin Harshaw Russian President Vladimir Putin is mighty proud of his military’s performance in Syria. And, as I have written, it’s become a central part of a sales pitch: “You can’t miss this opportunity to strengthen our position in the global arms market,” he told a meeting of Russian defense companies this week. He […]
Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) denounced on the Senate floor Monday the ongoing reports of anti-gay arrests and detention in Chechnya, blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin for allowing them to happen. Show More Summary
Rubio blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for enabling the attacks.
Mike Flynn’s paid lobbying work on behalf of Turkish interests was arranged by a man with business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Flynn was paid $600,000 last year by Ekim Alptekin, who has coordinated Turkish lobbying in the U.S. with Dmitri “David” Zaikin, a former executive in...
On Wednesday, Nikolai Andrushchenko, a Russian journalist famous for his criticism of President Vladimir Putin, died from injuries sustained in a brutal beating by unknown attackers. He had been hospitalized since March 9 and spent weeks in a coma before his death. Andrushchenko’s death raises many questions, but there are few concrete answers. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday tacitly criticized a popular opposition leader whose efforts to expose official corruption fueled nationwide protests last month. Putin didn't name Alexei Navalny, but the … Click to Contin...
President Donald Trump often said on the campaign trail that he'd likely "get along" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but a recent cruise missile strike in Syria seems to have put a wrench in those plans. Soon after Trump ordered...Show More Summary
Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the International Arctic Forum this week on the real and present dangers from falsifying history. He said such deliberateShow More Summary
Looks like the House Intelligence Committee will continue its probe into President Donald Trump and his administration’s alleged ties to Russia and Russian President Vladimir Putin according to a tweet today from ranking Democrat Adam...Show More Summary
Many families adopting name following Vladimir Putin’s support for Bashar al-Assad during war Syrian families are naming their children Putin as a mark of gratitude for the Russian president’s support for his Syrian counterpart in the six-year war, a government official has said. Show More Summary
Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that only the Russian people will choose who succeeds him as president, through the electoral process. Russia will hold a presidential election in March next year. Putin has not said whether he will run or not, but is widely expected to go for what would be his fourth term.
Radio Free Europe reports: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman sought to downplay evidence of a campaign of abuse targeting gay men in Chechnya, saying the Kremlin has “heard no confirmation” of reports that have prompted outrage in the West. Show More Summary
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov says investigators have found no evidence that gay men are being rounded up, detained, and in some cases murdered in the republic of Chechnya, according to NBC News. Read more...
The successor to the Russian president can only be determined by the Russian people through a free, democratic election, Vladimir Putin said. Read Full Article at RT.com
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said only the Russian people will choose who succeeds him as president, through the electoral process.
Lawrence O’Donnell, a host on MSNBC, tweeted out a seemingly tin-foil-hat-type conspiracy about Syria, President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Somehow, O’Donnell felt that Trump may have ordered airstrikes at Putin’s behest. Wouldn’t it be nice if it was impossible to suspect Putin ok’d Assad’s gas attack so Trump could fire missiles & change […]
Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to disbelieve the Chechen leader's assurances that reports of detentions and killings of gay men in Chechnya have no basis … Click to Continue »
The Independent reports that another critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has died a violent death - read the full report via the link below. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-putin-critic-nikolai-andrushchenko-dies-after-beaten-up-by-strangers-a7691461.html...Show More Summary
President Vladimir Putin has previously been critical of the Soviet state's founder, but Russians don't seem to agree.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has never been one to pass up a photo-up, and his latest candids comes from the icy Arctic. It's all part of the unveiling of the country's crown jewel: Russia's sprawling Trefoil military base, located just outside the Arctic Circle. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.