Kremlin News

Putin’s iconoclastic economics guru to lose Kremlin post

Sergei Glazyev will switch to the Eurasian Economic Commission that oversees relations between member states of the Eurasian Economic Union, comprising Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan, a commission spokesman said Friday.

Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

Mueller's report, released on Thursday, details extensive contacts between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian operatives who, it said, sought to tilt the election in Trump's favour.


Ukraine TV Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky wins election’s first round

If exit polls translate into real votes, Mr. Zelensky will face President Petro O. Poroshenko, who emerged second with around 18 percent, in a runoff in three weeks, on April 21.

Kremlin accuses US senators of trying to meddle in Interpol election

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call: "... This is probably a certain kind of interference in the electoral process of an international organisation."

Kremlin critic Bill Browder faces new charges in Russia

Lawyer Sergei Magnitsky died in 2009 following a year in pre-trial detention after alleging he had uncovered a $230 million tax fraud by Russian officials.

Kremlin denied US election meddling just before indictments

Russia-US ties have plummeted to post-Cold War lows over the Russian annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the war in Syria and the allegations that Russia meddled in the U.S. presidential race to help Trump win.


'Minsk agreements irreplaceable in settlement of Ukrainian conflict'

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov underlined that no party involved or guarantor nation had ever denied the feasibility of the Minsk II ceasefire pact and that the withdrawal from the deal would lead to "an utter collapse."

Kremlin to analyze IOC ban before taking any steps

On Tuesday, the IOC said it would invite only "Olympic Athletes from Russia'' to compete under a neutral flag as punishment for the country's doping violations when it hosted the 2014 Sochi Games.

Moscow mulls next move in escalating media spat with US

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, denounced the move as a violation of media freedom and "extremely hostile act,'' adding that "we are deeply disappointed.''

Kremlin tells companies to deliver good news, show Russia in positive light: report

The drive coincides with the run-up to a presidential election in March next year when President Vladimir Putin needs a strong mandate with high turnout to maintain his firm grip on power after dominating Russian politics for two decades.