BREAKING NEWS

Vladimir Putin

News

Trump's incoherent strategy is Putin's opportunity

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

News

No reset in sight between Washington and Moscow

Donald Trump's White House reign, it was said, would herald a new era of relations with Russia. But well into the year and if anything things are worse than under Obama. What has gone wrong?

Donald Trump's White House reign, it was said, would herald a new era of relations with Russia. But well into the year and if anything things are worse than under Obama. What has gone wrong?

News

Putin: the US is planning more strikes in Syria

Vladimir Putin says Russia has information that the US is planning to launch new missile strikes on Syria. The Russian president also says there are plans to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

Vladimir Putin says Russia has information that the US is planning to launch new missile strikes on Syria. The Russian president also says there are plans to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

News

Russia denounces US "aggression" in Syria

The Kremlin has slammed the US missile strike as an “aggression against a sovereign nation”.

The Kremlin has slammed the US missile strike as an “aggression against a sovereign nation”.

News

St Petersburg bomb unlikely to damage Putin's image

Russians may feel vulnerable to terrorism again and blame the FSB for failing to stop the St. Petersburg bomber, but one analyst says it is unlikely many will blame Vladimir Putin.

Russians may feel vulnerable to terrorism again and blame the FSB for failing to stop the St. Petersburg bomber, but one analyst says it is unlikely many will blame Vladimir Putin.

Nocomment

Uniting Putin and Trump

Hundreds of early visitors at a popular Sofia shopping centre couldn’t believe their eyes on Saturday when they saw US President Donald Trump apparently standing next to his Russian counterpart, Vladi

Hundreds of early visitors at a popular Sofia shopping centre couldn’t believe their eyes on Saturday when they saw US President Donald Trump apparently standing next to his Russian counterpart, Vladi

News

Putin accused in US Senate

After a string of resignations from Donald Trump’s team over their ties with Russia, both the US House and Senate continue to investigate alleged Russian hacking apparently aimed at getting Trump…

After a string of resignations from Donald Trump’s team over their ties with Russia, both the US House and Senate continue to investigate alleged Russian hacking apparently aimed at getting Trump…

News

Putin cosies up to Trump in a bid to thaw ties

Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May.

Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May.

News

President Putin visits Arctic as Russia reasserts claims

On the same day as an international summit began on the Arctic, president Vladimir Putin has visited the desolate Franz Josef Land archipelago, reaffirming Moscow’s claim to the…

On the same day as an international summit began on the Arctic, president Vladimir Putin has visited the desolate Franz Josef Land archipelago, reaffirming Moscow’s claim to the…

News

Russia and Iran agree to reduce their oil output

The Russian and Iranian leaders have agreed to cooperate in a bid to stabilise the global energy market.

The Russian and Iranian leaders have agreed to cooperate in a bid to stabilise the global energy market.

News

Russian protest symbols explained

Russian protesters took rubber ducks and sports shoes to demonstrations on Sunday

Russian protesters took rubber ducks and sports shoes to demonstrations on Sunday

News

Russia and Turkey hail Syria cooperation and strengthen ties

Putting past problems behind them on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his visiting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hailed their military cooperation in…

Putting past problems behind them on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his visiting Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have hailed their military cooperation in…

News

Trump and Russia – what foreign policy experts want him to do

In Donald Trump’s Washington these days, how to deal with Russia is not a diplomatic topic, but boils down to one question: who in the Trump camp spoke to which Russian at which time and then denied i

In Donald Trump’s Washington these days, how to deal with Russia is not a diplomatic topic, but boils down to one question: who in the Trump camp spoke to which Russian at which time and then denied i

News

Voodoo politics: What unites Trump, Kaczyński and Putin? - view

Donald Trump's recent bizarre accusations have left many people wondering whether the US president is experiencing some sort of psychological disturbance

Donald Trump's recent bizarre accusations have left many people wondering whether the US president is experiencing some sort of psychological disturbance

Sport

Putin admits sports anti-doping system broken in Russia

Putin promises new anti-drugs body for Russian sport to replace "broken" system for which Russia only has itself to blame.

Putin promises new anti-drugs body for Russian sport to replace "broken" system for which Russia only has itself to blame.

News

Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

News

Slovenia offers to host first Trump - Putin meeting

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

News

Republicans slam Trump for suggesting US as bad as 'killer' Putin

The US president's apparent moral equivalence between America and Russia has been condemned in the US, while Moscow is angry at Fox News' depiction of Vladimir Putin.

The US president's apparent moral equivalence between America and Russia has been condemned in the US, while Moscow is angry at Fox News' depiction of Vladimir Putin.

News

Hungary's Orban warmly welcomes Russian President Putin

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

News

Orban waits to be on right side of new world order

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

News

It's good to talk: Trump phones world leaders

A day after he was visited by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump has spent the day in the Oval Office taking congratulatory calls from other world leaders.

A day after he was visited by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump has spent the day in the Oval Office taking congratulatory calls from other world leaders.