Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. In between his presidential terms, he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under his close associate Dmitry Medvedev.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday bestowed top state honors on two pilots for courage and heroism after they safely landed a packed passenger plane in a cornfield near Moscow as its engines.. Reuters - Published
A Russian court's decision to release Baring Vostok executive Phillipe Delpal from custody and put him under house arrest followed talks between Russian president Vladimir Putin and his French.. Reuters - Published
Russia's state communications watchdog, Roscomnadzor, has asked Google to stop advertising "illegal mass events" on its YouTube video platform after tens of thousands staged a large political protest..
On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw some serious accusations at the mainstream media. He said several media outlets of spewing "modern-day McCarthyism.” McConnell is responding to..
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a Moscow hospital on Monday where he was being treated for an unexplained health problem and returned to prison under guard. Emer McCarthy..
U.S. President Donald Trump announces that the man he made Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, is stepping down. Trump also says he plans to nominate John Ratcliffe, a Congressman from Texas..
President Donald Trump said on Sunday the nation's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, would leave his post next month and that he would nominate Republican congressman John Ratcliffe to replace him...
According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Elton John was 'mistaken' about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer as a musical genius...
Putin, in his letter to the Indian leadership, said New Delhi "enjoys high authority in the international arena", while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, "The United States and India have long.. DNA - Published
Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom said that its staff, five of whom were killed in the blast, were providing engineering and technical support for the 'isotope power source' of a missile. Firstpost - Published
The Kremlin on Tuesday shrugged off five weeks of street protests in support of free elections in Moscow, saying the situation had not warranted comment from President Vladimir Putin and voicing strong.. Reuters - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to persuade his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch, a French.. Reuters - Published
The Kremlin said on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir would visit France later this month to hold talks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on a wide range of topics, including Ukraine. Reuters - Published
Russia's top nuclear official promised on Monday to succeed in developing new weapons as he paid tribute to five scientists killed in what U.S. experts suspect was the botched test of a new missile.. Reuters - Published
U.S.-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted.. Reuters - Published
Russian President Vladimir Putin was appointed acting prime minister on Aug. 9 1999 by then president Boris Yeltsin. He has been in office as president or prime minister ever since, a period spanning.. Reuters - Published