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Russia Ukraine War News Highlights: Finland says Russia suspending natural gas supplies

May 21, 2022 7:54 am

Ukraine War Highlights: Russia is using massed artillery and armour to try to capture more territory in the Donbas.

Russia’s Ukraine invasion is driving NATO expansion. Moves by Sweden and Finland to abandon neutrality are evidence

May 16, 2022 8:42 am

The smaller countries on Moscow’s western periphery are afraid — very afraid — of Russian military power.

Russia's war in Ukraine is shedding new light on Putin's personal life. Here's what we know

May 14, 2022 2:57 pm

Vladimir Putin did not like the prying. Now, as nations impose sanctions on those closest to him, the facade is beginning to crumble, shedding new light on the Russian leader’s private life.

The woman steering Russia’s war economy

May 09, 2022 3:39 pm

In the world of central bankers, among technocrats tasked with keeping prices under control and financial systems stable, Nabiullina became a rising star for using orthodox policies to manage an unruly economy often tethered to the price of oil.

Sixty feared dead in bombing of Ukraine school; G7 condemns Putin

May 09, 2022 5:48 am

Luhansk region Governor Serhiy Gaidai said the school in Bilohorivka, where about 90 people were sheltering, was hit on Saturday by a Russian bomb, setting it ablaze.

As Victory day looms in Russia, guesswork grows over Putin’s Ukraine goals

May 05, 2022 1:18 pm

Now, however, with Russia about to be smacked with a European Union oil embargo, and with Victory Day just days away, Putin may see the need to jolt the West with a new escalation.

Russia’s war has been brutal, but Putin has shown some restraint. Why?

May 04, 2022 12:48 pm

Russia’s war against Ukraine has leveled cities and killed tens of thousands. But quietly, some military analysts and Western officials are asking why the onslaught has not been even worse.

Europe is about to ban Russian oil: What’s next?

May 04, 2022 11:49 am

Analysts say it will be possible to sever Europe’s oil ties to Russia, but the effort will take time and may lead to shortages and higher prices for gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and other products — a situation that could penalize consumers already struggling with inflation and ultimately derail the economic recovery from the pandemic.

US talk of ‘victory’ against Russia has some allies nervous

May 02, 2022 2:07 pm

With each visit — the secretaries of state and defense traveled to Kyiv last weekend — the promise of US commitment to a Ukrainian victory appears to grow, even as how the US defines victory has remained uncertain.

Explained: Why does the battle for Mariupol's steel mill matter?

April 23, 2022 10:58 am

Mariupol, which is part of the industrial region in eastern Ukraine known as the Donbas, has been a key Russian objective since the Feb. 24 invasion began. Capturing the city would allow the establishment of a land corridor from Russia's border to Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014.


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.