The White House said both Obama and Putin addressed continued bloodshed in Syria and conflict in Ukraine.
“Does Modi do yoga?” That was the question posed by Russian President Vladimir Putin when he was told that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had started a Ministry of Yoga.
Russia’s new, hi-tech ICBMs can only bring back bad old memories of a world left behind.
The aircraft, carrying 298 people, was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur July 17 when it crashed in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, about 60 km from the Russian border.
New technology has made public diplomacy easier and more perilous.
The search began just as Putin was starting his annual televised question and answer session.
“Moscow has no intention to “make concessions or bend down”, said Putin.
While he was gone, the wondering had taken on a life of its own.
Nemtsov was walking with a young Ukrainian woman, Anna Duritskaya, when he was shot.
An opposition leader’s assassination is a grim pointer to rising political culture of hatred in Russia.
Nemtsov was shot dead late Friday while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin with a companion.
Putin blamed the assassination on foes trying to discredit the Kremlin, but vowed to do all he could.
Publication of the letter follows several small-scale protests in central Moscow over foreign-currency mortgages.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Hollande are set to hold talks with Russian President Putin.
Will he take the Mao option or the Soros route? India, and the world, are watching.