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Putin warns of a Russian ‘red line’ the west will regret crossing

April 22, 2021 12:29 pm

Yet even as President Vladimir Putin lashed out at foreign enemies real or perceived in a state-of-the-nation speech Wednesday, tens of thousands of Russians defied a heavy police presence to pour into the streets to challenge his rule. In Moscow, some gathered across the street from the Kremlin to chant, “Go Away!”

Global COVID-19 wrap: Denmark ditches AstraZeneca shot; Putin receives second vaccine jab

April 14, 2021 8:14 pm

Ireland is considering extending the gap between inocutions of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to more than four weeks to keep its vaccine programme on track while other vaccines are restricted.

Explained: Why report on Nikolai Glushkov's death has put focus again on poisoning of Putin critics

April 11, 2021 12:38 pm

The news of Glushkov’s death came just over a week after the attempted poisoning of Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent who was administered a nerve agent in the UK in 2018.

Explained: Reading the law that allows Putin to stay Russia President until 2036

April 07, 2021 11:29 am

Vladimir Putin, a former KGB officer has run the country for more than 20 years, which is the longest time a leader has been in power since Soviet authoritarian leader Joseph Stalin

Russia: Vladimir Putin signs law allowing him to rule till 2036

April 05, 2021 10:26 pm

Under the previous constitution, Putin, 68, who has already been in power for more than two decades, would have been required to have stepped down after his second consecutive term ends in 2024.

Jailed Kremlin critic Navalny asks for painkiller injections - public commission

March 28, 2021 6:29 pm

The 44-year old opposition politician has said in a statement that his request for treatment by a civilian doctor had been rejected and that he was being woken up by a guard every hour during the night in a deliberate attempt to undermine his health.

The art of the Vladimir Putin photo shoot

March 27, 2021 10:47 pm

In a series of photos of Putin on a weekend jaunt to the snowy Siberian taiga, the 68-year-old president is shown in his usual favorite outdoor setting, displaying his connection to nature, manly toughness and appreciation of country.

'It reflects US' own past, current problems': Putin reacts to Biden's 'killer' remark

March 18, 2021 6:42 pm

Biden was asked in an interview whether he thought Russian President Vladimir Putin is a killer and said "I do." Russia on Wednesday announced it's recalling its ambassador in Washington for consultations.

Russia vents as Joe Biden says Vladimir Putin is a 'killer'

March 18, 2021 3:52 pm

In an ABC news interview, Joe Biden said "I do" when asked if he believed Putin — who some accuse of ordering the assassinations of his political opponents — was a killer.

Russian interference in 2020 included influencing Trump associates: Report

March 17, 2021 8:43 am

President Vladimir Putin of Russia authorized extensive efforts to interfere in the 2020 election to denigrate the candidacy of Joe Biden, including operations to influence people close to former President Donald Trump, according to a declassified intelligence report released on March 16.


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.