The supplies to Venezuela will be carried out as part of commercial contracts between Russian and Venezuelan state companies, Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said in an interview for the Reuters Russia Investment Summit.
Russian air strikes that struck Islamic State targets in the city on Tuesday helped Syrian government troops in the area swiftly advance, he said, citing a Russian Defence Ministry report to Putin.
Russian officials cheered Trump when he was elected last year, and Putin praised him as someone who wanted to improve ties with Russia.
The Russian leader predicted that future wars will be fought by drones, and “when one party’s drones are destroyed by drones of another, it will have no other choice but to surrender.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote an article published on the Kremlin’s web site ahead of his BRICs visit to Japan, that he favoured negotiations with North Korea instead. Putin warned that the tense standoff between North Korea and the United States was on the verge of large-scale conflict.
A Kremlin statement said Putin and Netanyahu would “exchange opinions on bilateral relations and the situation in the Middle East, primarily Syria, on fighting international terrorism, a Palestinian-Israeli settlement and other global and regional issues.”
The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded the US cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 –the same number Moscow has in the US.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a veteran businessman and a former spy, meet in person for the first time on Friday in the most highly anticipated encounter on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult […]
The G20 had been a successful “instrument of global crisis management” during the 2008 financial crisis and was needed more than ever in light of heightened geo-political and environmental risks in 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote on Thursday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Moscow on Tuesday.
The clashes dented the stable image created by Chechnya’s strongman after two separatist conflicts.
Putin says the tragedy is being used for others’ “mercenary objectives,” although he does not say specifically who.
Merkel had underlined the importance of a ceasefire to carry out an investigation into the air disaster.
Obama and Hollande called for a meeting “as quickly as possible with separatist elements.
In March, US and its most important allies retaliated for Putin’s military occupation and subsequent annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula.