Putin’s intervention has brought Russia back in a prominent role in the region
The United States and other Western nations have struggled to read Putin’s intentions ever since Russian forces launched a surprise deployment in support of Assad last September.
Putin alleged that “staff of US official institutions” were working on the disclosures, which he called “acts of provocation” ahead of Russia’s parliamentary elections in September.
Putin said Western media pushed the claims of his involvement in offshore businesses even though his name didn’t feature in any of the documents leaked from a Panamanian law firm.
Speaking to supporters in St Petersburg, Putin said the leaks were part of an orchestrated attempt to destabilise Russia by fabricating allegations of corruption.
The United States and Russia had found common ground on the Syrian peace process and on taking the fight to the Islamic State jihadist group.
Russia’s military intervention in Syria in September helped to turn the tide of war in Assad’s favour after months of gains in western Syria by rebel fighters
“Here, Russia must use its influence on the separatists,” said Clinton.
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Actor Leonardo Dicaprio is interested in portraying Russian President Vladimir Putin on the big screen.
Russia began carrying out air strikes on the positions of Islamic State fighters in September in support of Assad’s army.
The fragrance — called Leaders Number One — is a limited-edition release and has a hint of lemon, black current and fir cones.
The “All Year with the President of Russia” calendar features 12 photos of Vladimir Putin, along with his words of wisdom.
With the region unsettled as never before, and shrinking US footprint abroad, India-Russia ties need special nurturing.
Putin hosted Modi for a tete-e-tete at the Kremlin followed by a private dinner during which both leaders touched upon issues of mutual interests for both countries.