Russian President Vladimir Putin signs law toughening terrorist recruitment sentences

December 29, 2017 11:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin signs law toughening terrorist recruitment sentences

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with top officials from the Federation Council and the State Duma at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has officially approved a bill toughening punishment for the recruitment of terrorists amid fears of the return of […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says St. Petersburg blast was ‘terrorist’ attack

December 28, 2017 3:30 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin says St. Petersburg blast was ‘terrorist’ attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on December 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that a recent bomb blast in a busy supermarket in Saint Petersburg was “a terrorist act.” “You know that yesterday, in […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin submits documents for 2018 Kremlin race

December 27, 2017 11:36 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin submits documents for 2018 Kremlin race

Russian President Vladimir Putin has handed in the required documents to run for re-election in Russia’s 2018 presidential vote. Putin, who has dominated Russia’s political landscape as either president or prime minister over the last 17 years, paid a visit on Wednesday to the Central Election Commission (CEC) and personally […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia to keep up anti-terror fight in Syria ‘if necessary’

December 26, 2017 2:00 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia to keep up anti-terror fight in Syria ‘if necessary’

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) meets with senior Russian lawmakers at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow currently sees no need for a heavy military presence in Syria, but it will continue its counter-terrorism battle in the Arab state. […]

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Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets nomination for election against Vladimir Putin

December 24, 2017 2:05 am
Russia opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets nomination for election against Vladimir Putin

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech during a meeting with his supporters in Moscow on December 24, 2017. (AFP photo) Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has got the endorsement for his nomination bid for the presidential election in March 2018. Some 800 people gathered for meeting on Sunday […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin begins election campaign with vow to modernize Russia

December 23, 2017 11:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin begins election campaign with vow to modernize Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he delivers a speech during the United Russia Party’s 17th convention in Moscow on December 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has commenced his campaign for the 2018 elections with a vow to modernize the country. “Russia is a country with […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin slams Washington’s new national security strategy

December 22, 2017 2:51 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin slams Washington’s new national security strategy

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) attends a meeting of the country’s top military brass in Balashikha outside Moscow on December 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized US President Donald Trump’s newly announced national security strategy as both “offensive” and “aggressive,” adding that Moscow would take due […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin declares ‘complete victory’ on both banks of Euphrates in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses workers of the GAZ factory in Nizhny Novgorod on December 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a ‘complete victory’ over the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group on both banks of the Euphrates River in Syria, stressing the significance of switching to a […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates President Bashar al-Assad on Syrian army achievements in anti-terror fight

November 21, 2017 4:00 pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates President Bashar al-Assad on Syrian army achievements in anti-terror fight

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the latest victories achieved by the Syrian army against terrorists on the battlefield. The meeting between the two presidents took place on Monday in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, which is to host a trilateral summit on […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

November 14, 2017 9:30 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘threatening international order’ via hacking, espionage: UK Prime Minister Theresa May

UK Prime Minister Theresa May (Photo by AFP) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of “threatening the international order” through espionage and election meddling. In a strongly worded statement foreign policy speech at the Lord Mayor’s Banquet at Mansion House, May said on Monday London […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says US firms to suffer from bans on Russia

November 12, 2017 2:32 am
Russian President Vladimir Putin says US firms to suffer from bans on Russia

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says Washington’s sanctions have deprived American businesses from investment opportunities in Russian economy.     Russian President Vladimir Putin says American firms risk losing the race over investments in his country’s economy to their international rivals as a result of US sanctions.     “By banning ExxonMobil from […]

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