March 31, 2020 9:50 am
For weeks the Kremlin and its cheerleaders in the state news media have insisted that, unlike Italy, Spain and, more recently, the United States, Russia could tackle the virus without major disruption.
March 17, 2020 8:34 am
The changes to Russia's constitution, spearheaded by President Vladimir Putin, have been approved by the country's Constitutional Court. The reform would allow Putin to "reset" his terms and run for president again.
March 12, 2020 12:58 pm
Vladimir Putin could potentially stay in power until 2036, thus holding the presidency longer than the Soviet authoritarian leader Joseph Stalin.
March 06, 2020 4:07 pm
After a six-hour meeting Thursday, the Presidents of Turkey and Russia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin respectively, agreed on a ceasefire deal to de-escalate the situation in the Idlib region.
February 05, 2020 9:43 am
Vladimir Putin, a 67-year-old former KGB officer, who has led Russia for more than 20 years — the longest since Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. Putin prefers to keep his plans secret until the final moment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 20, 2015 2:04 pm
President Vladimir Putin plunged into the Black Sea to see the wreckage of a sunk ancient merchant ship.
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.
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.
December 11, 2014 1:53 pm
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for summit level talks in New Delhi.
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.
October 23, 2015 11:24 am
President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia’s air campaign in Syria, stressing the aim is to restore peace.
July 15, 2014 6:03 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaving Hotel Seara Praia to meet China President Xi Jinping at Hotel Grand Marquise.