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Russian President Vladimir Putin


Putin: we don't want Afghan militants in Russia

August 22, 2021 7:02 pm

President Vladimir Putin criticised an idea of some Western countries to relocate refugees from Afghanistan to neighbouring Central Asian countries while their visas to the United States and Europe are being processed.

With Putin, Biden tries to forge a bond of self-interest, not souls

June 17, 2021 8:48 am

Biden, who agreed this year with an interviewer that Putin was a “killer,” said Wednesday that he had no need to discuss that further. “Why would I bring it up again?” Biden asked.

Biden and Putin express desire for better relations at summit shaped by disputes

June 17, 2021 8:47 am

Both Biden and Putin expressed a desire for a better relationship, but announced no dramatic actions to arrest the downward spiral that has already hurtled them toward the worst U.S.-Russian tensions since the Cold War.

US set to slap new sanctions on Russia as soon as Thursday

April 15, 2021 8:37 am

The sanctions, in which 30 entities are expected to be blacklisted, will be tied with orders expelling about 10 Russian officials from the United States, one of the people said.

Biden proposes summit with Putin after Russia calls US 'adversary' over Ukraine

April 14, 2021 8:38 am

In a sign of concern about tensions spinning out of control in the Ukraine crisis, Biden phoned Putin to propose they meet in a third country while underlining US commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Trump still defers to Putin, even as he dismisses US intelligence and the allies

August 01, 2020 3:30 pm

Not surprisingly, the administration rejects the notion that it has given Putin free rein. Trump regularly says no US president has been tougher on Russia than he has, “maybe tougher than any other president.”

Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal Russia sports ban

December 10, 2019 11:16 am

Russia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years earlier on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.

Last major nuclear arms pact could expire with no replacement, Russia says

November 02, 2019 7:46 am

President Vladimir Putin’s government has said that Russia hopes to renew or revise the treaty — but that the negotiations to revise it would have to begin immediately.

Erdogan, Putin, Rouhani hold 'productive' talks on Syria

September 17, 2019 8:49 am

Foreign troops should leave Syria once terrorists are defeated and security reestablished, Russia's Vladimir Putin has said at a peace summit in Ankara. Turkey and Russia are at odds over a regime offensive in Idlib.

Russia’s highest state honour for PM Modi

April 13, 2019 6:23 am

A Russian official said the ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’ is awarded to prominent statesmen, public figures and those working in the fields of science, culture and arts in recognition of their exceptional services in promoting prosperity and glory of Russia.