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Trump thanks Russian President and Saudi Crown Prince on oil deal

April 13, 2020 12:52 pm

The top oil-producing countries on Sunday agreed to reduce output in order to boost prices that went down due to the new coronavirus crisis and a Russia-Saudi price war.

Russian President Vladimir Putin boasts about new weapons, calls them defensive

March 02, 2020 9:43 pm

The Kremlin has made military modernisation its top priority as its relations with the West soured after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea in 2014. Putin first mentioned developing some of the new hypersonic weapons in his state of the nation address in March 2018.

Technocrat, 'decent' hockey player, pianist: Russia's next PM Mikhail Mishustin

January 16, 2020 1:55 pm

The lower house of Russia's parliament is expected to approve Mikhail Mishustin as Prime Minister, despite analysts saying he was at best a 'technocratic placeholder'. 

Putin names tax service chief Mikhail Mishustin as new Russian prime minister

January 15, 2020 10:19 pm

The 53-year-old Mishustin has worked in the government since 1998 and kept a low profile while serving as the head of the Federal Tax Service since 2010.

BRICS 2019: PM Modi calls for counter-terror cooperation, woos business leaders to invest in India

November 14, 2019 8:23 pm

During his meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, PM Modi invited him to be the chief guest at the Republic Day 2020. Bolsonaro accepted the invitation with pleasure. The Prime Minister was also invited for the Victory Day celebrations in Moscow by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

On BRICS sidelines, President Putin invites PM Modi for Victory Day celebrations in Moscow

November 14, 2019 3:03 pm

"Our bilateral relations are growing. You have invited me to visit Russia in May for the Victory Day celebrations. I am happily waiting that I will get an opportunity to meet you once again," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria

August 20, 2019 8:00 am

Speaking at a press conference at his summer residence in southern France, Macron said he wanted to attend a summit with the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, and Germany — the so-called Normandy format — soon to try and resolve the conflict in which more than 13,000 people have died.

Photos of teen reading constitution to Russian riot police are breaking the internet

August 02, 2019 12:41 pm

As her images reading the laws before the police went viral, her photos shared by millions of people worldwide reminded many of the iconic "Tank Man" photo of the Tiananmen Square protests in China.

US believes Russia conducting low-level nuclear tests: Official

May 30, 2019 5:08 pm

Russia announced last month it was suspending the INF treaty after the United States said it would withdraw because of violations by Moscow.

Viral Video: Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a tumble after ice hockey game

May 14, 2019 12:34 pm

The Russian leader’s team won the game 14:7 with the president scoring a record number of goals, breezing past largely static defenders several times.


Express Rewind: A look back at major events that shaped 2018

December 31, 2018 9:08 am

As 2018 approaches to an end, here is a recap of major political events, developments, disasters and crises that unfolded across the world