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Big changes? or maybe not. Putin’s plans keep Russia guessing

January 22, 2020 11:12 am

Putin’s proposals, sure to be adopted by his rubber-stamp Parliament, mean “potentially very little change at all,” Sam Greene, director of the Russia Institute at King’s College in London, said in an 11-part thread on Twitter.

Explained: How Russia's new constitutional amendment will help Putin stay in power

January 17, 2020 2:48 pm

Observers believe that after the constitutional changes come into force, Vladimir Putin would shift back to the prime minister's chair, effectively securing his future in power through re-elections, while redistributing some of his powers with lawmakers.

Russian govt resigns as President Putin proposes changes in Constitution

January 15, 2020 7:51 pm

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev made the announcement on state TV sitting next to Putin who thanked Medvedev, a close ally, for his work.

Russia's Putin proposes vote on constitutional shake-up that could extend his rule

January 15, 2020 6:35 pm

He has not yet said what he plans to do when his term expires, but under the current constitution, which bans anyone from serving more than two successive presidential terms, Putin is barred from immediately running again.

Express Fact Check: 20 years of Putin in Russia — key milestones during his rule

December 28, 2019 9:24 am

Vladimir Putin has been in office as either President or Prime Minister of Russia for two decades now. Some of the highlights of Putin’s 20 years in power

Russia sports ban: Vladimir Putin says Moscow could appeal WADA ruling

December 10, 2019 9:16 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.

Explained: Why a gas pipeline from Russia to China matters

December 04, 2019 7:53 am

On Monday, Chinese and Russian Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin inaugurated the first cross-border pipeline between their countries, called the “Power of Siberia”. What is this project?

'Everything is going as per plan': Putin on delivery of S-400 missiles to India

November 15, 2019 9:03 pm

India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43 billion was signed during the visit of President Putin to India last year.

Putin proposes to replace Wikipedia with 'reliable' Russian version

November 06, 2019 1:47 pm

Days after a new law in Russia came into effect meaning Russian government authorities can isolate its own internet, the Russian president said he wanted a Russian version of Wikipedia with "reliable information."

Russia, Turkey reach deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

October 23, 2019 8:34 am

The Russia-Turkey agreement struck in the Black Sea resort of Sochi endorses the return of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces to the border alongside Russian troops, replacing the Americans who had patrolled the region for years with their former Kurdish allies.


Glimpses from G20 Summit: Captains of industry discuss terrorism, climate change at Hamburg

July 08, 2017 1:09 pm

PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.

Photos Of The Year: Vladimir Putin's workout, Mark Zuckerberg's daughter, Barack Obama's selfie

December 28, 2015 9:16 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin exercises in a gym, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max, Barack Obama poses for a selfie.

Top Frames: Obama, Putin at UN General Assembly, Russia launch airstrikes in Syria

October 10, 2015 1:08 pm

Barack Obama extends his hand to Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Russia on Wednesday (September 30) carried out its first airstrikes in Syria in what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a pre-emptive strike against the militants.

Top Frames: China's Military Parade, Vladimir Putin's workout, Europe migrant crisis

September 05, 2015 8:00 am

Chinese troops staged a celebration of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II in Beijing; Vladimir Putin worksout in an open-air gym; Hundreds of angry migrants demonstrated outside Budapest's Eastern Railway Terminus.

Top Frames: Vladimir Putin's sea adventure, Rajapaksa's election loss

August 22, 2015 8:00 am

Vladimir Putin submerging into the waters of the Black Sea; Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn in as Sri Lanka's new prime minister in Colombo.

Stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea

August 20, 2015 2:04 pm

President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship.

PM Modi meets Sharif in Ufa; Dalai Lama's birthday and monsoon in Delhi

July 11, 2015 10:21 am

Narendra Modi accepts Nawaz Sharif's invitation to visit Pakistan for SAARC summit in 2016; a three day celebration of Dalai Lama's 80th birthday; monsoon arrives in Delhi.

2014: The year of PM Narendra Modi

December 31, 2014 8:44 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the top news and newsmaker in 2014. He led BJP to a historic election victory and formed a stable government at the Centre.

Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin hold summit talks

December 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for summit level talks in New Delhi.


Russian President wishes India on Republic Day

January 24, 2016 1:31 pm

Russia, Jan 24 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his greetings to the Indian citizens on the occasion of Republic Day. President Putin in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he appreciates relations of special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. He added that he was sure that further build-up between the two nations will be fruitful bilateral cooperation in different areas. He also said that constructive interaction corresponds to their common interests and goes in line with ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world.

Russia President Putin defends air campaign in Syria

October 23, 2015 11:24 am

President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia’s air campaign in Syria, stressing the aim is to restore peace.

BRICS SUMMIT: PM Narendra Modi meets China and Russia

July 15, 2014 6:03 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaving Hotel Seara Praia to meet China President Xi Jinping at Hotel Grand Marquise.