October 02, 2022 9:50 am
Washington says it would respond decisively to any use of nuclear weapons.
September 22, 2022 3:18 pm
Rattling his nuclear saber, accusing the West of seeking to “destroy” his country and ordering the call-up of 300,000 military reservists, Putin implicitly conceded that the war he started Feb. 24 has not gone as he wished.
September 22, 2022 9:38 am
"And we really hope that Vladimir Putin listens to those voices who are calling for peace and for de-escalation. So we very much welcome Prime Minister Modi's intervention," UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said.
September 21, 2022 12:50 pm
Putin said he had signed a decree on partial mobilisation, significantly escalating the conflict in Ukraine, and warned the West that if it continued what he called its "nuclear blackmail", Moscow would respond with the might of all its vast arsenal.
September 16, 2022 3:15 pm
Kazakhstan, which has a sizable Russian-speaking population, notably declined to endorse President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Alongside its political dissent, Kazakhstan has built alternative economic ties, with the European Union overtaking Russia as Almaty’s largest trading partner.
September 15, 2022 6:10 pm
The two leaders were meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan.
September 13, 2022 2:41 pm
Pro-war commentators and politicians have pointed to the military leadership or senior officials, saying they have not waged the war with sufficient decisiveness and competence, or have not delivered all the facts to Putin.
September 03, 2022 3:40 pm
On Thursday, Putin privately laid flowers at Gorbachev's coffin at a Moscow hospital where he died.
August 24, 2022 9:39 pm
President Joe Biden said he would turn the ruble to “rubble.” In the Kremlin, meanwhile, Putin and his closest advisers saw Ukraine as a nation divided with incompetent leaders that would lack the will to fight.
August 03, 2022 10:41 am
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in his speech at Monday's opening called Putin's warnings after the Ukraine invasion “reckless, dangerous nuclear saber-rattling”.
September 16, 2022 2:05 pm
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