Vladimir Putin: News

07 Apr 2024


North Korean missile use in Ukraine sparks US deployment plans 

North Korea has been accused of allegedly supplying Russia with its latest nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, which are being used in the latter's assault on Ukraine, Bloomberg reported.

01 Apr 2024


Russian LGBTQ+ club owner detained on extremism charges

As Russia intensifies its crackdown against what it calls "extremism", authorities have arrested the owner of an LGBTQ+ club in Orenburg.

25 Mar 2024


Moscow attack: 3 suspects plead guilty in court

Three of the four Tajikistan citizens—officially indicted by a district court in Russia for "orchestrating a group terrorist attack leading to fatalities" in Moscow—have pleaded guilty, reports said.

24 Mar 2024


ISIS shares visuals of Moscow attack, Putin pledges retribution

Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to "justly and inevitably punish" those implicated in the attack that took place at Crocus City Hall in Moscow, where armed assailants clad in camouflage unleashed gunfire.

23 Mar 2024


Moscow attack: Death toll rises to 115, 11 suspects arrested

The death toll in the Russia concert hall attack has climbed to 115.

23 Mar 2024


Moscow attack: US earlier warned Russia about possible terror attack

The United States (US) on Friday claimed it warned Russian President Vladimir Putin's administration earlier in March about a possible attack at "large gatherings" in Moscow.

23 Mar 2024


Moscow terror attack: Over 60 killed, ISIS claims responsibility

In a horrifying development, at least 60 people were reportedly killed and over 100 others sustained injuries as unidentified assailants unleashed gunfire at a concert hall in Russia.

21 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Putin, Zelenskyy invite Modi to Russia, Ukraine after 2024 polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was extended invitations to visit Russia and Ukraine by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy respectively, after the conclusion of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, reports said.

18 Mar 2024


Russia presidential poll: Vladimir Putin secures record post-Soviet landslide victory

Vladimir Putin has secured a landslide victory in the Russian presidential election, with official figures indicating he garnered 87.97% of the vote.

17 Mar 2024


China 'ready to intervene' if America, NATO attack Russia: Report

A representative of China's Ministry of Defense reportedly stated on Saturday that Beijing is "ready to intervene" if the United States (US) or North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) decides to attack Russia.

16 Mar 2024


Video of person urinating on Putin's parents' grave goes viral

In a shocking development, an unknown individual desecrated the grave of Russian President Vladimir Putin's parents by allegedly urinating on it at the Serafimovsky cemetery in Saint Petersburg.

15 Mar 2024


Establishing nuclear power unit in space is Russia's priority: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told government officials that space projects, including setting up a nuclear power unit in space, should be a priority and get proper financing, local media reports said.

15 Mar 2024


Explained: Russian presidential polls begin with Putin's expected victory

Russian citizens, in millions, are voting in an election that is expected to give Vladimir Putin at least six more years in power.

13 Mar 2024


Putin warns the West: Russia is ready for nuclear war 

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday cautioned the West that his country is prepared for nuclear war and would view any US troop deployment to Ukraine as a major escalation.

10 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

India's intervention made Russia abandon nuclear strikes on Ukraine: Report

India and China might have played a key role in preventing Russia from using nuclear weapons in 2022 during its war with Ukraine, CNN reported, citing United States (US) officials.

08 Mar 2024

Rupert Murdoch

92-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch to marry retired scientist Elena Zhukova

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is set to marry Elena Zhukova after getting engaged to her recently.

Stay away from conflict: MEA to Indians in Russia

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has warned Indian citizens in Russia to be cautious and avoid getting involved in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Biden calls Putin a 'crazy SOB,' Kremlin responds

United States (US) President Joe Biden labeled his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin a "crazy SOB" while attending an event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

19 Feb 2024

Alexei Navalny

Putin critic Navalny's body found with signs of bruises: Report

The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been found in a morgue days after it was said to be missing from there.

17 Feb 2024


Navalny to Prigozhin: Putin critics who've met unceremonious deaths

Alexei Navalny, a prominent figure known for being the harshest critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, died mysteriously at an Arctic Circle jail recently.

16 Feb 2024


Russia: President Putin's critic Navalny (47) dies in jail

Jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is dead, the prison service of the Yamalo-Nenets region where he had been serving his sentence said on Friday.

09 Feb 2024


Putin accuses West of 'prolonging Ukraine conflict'

In his first media interview since the start of the Russia-Ukraine war, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States (US) and other Western nations of prolonging the conflict.

03 Feb 2024


Why HBO dropped Miloš Biković from 'The White Lotus' S03

Serbian-Russian actor-producer Miloš Biković has been dropped from the third season of HBO's The White Lotus, reported Deadline.

23 Jan 2024


Rat and mice infestations plague warfront in Ukraine

Rats and mice infestations have become a serious concern on the frontlines of Russia's war in Ukraine.

28 Dec 2023

S Jaishankar

Will be glad to see 'friend' Modi in Russia: Putin

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has said he was confident that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for an annual summit in 2024.

13 Dec 2023

Joe Biden

Ukraine war claimed lives of 87% of Russia's troops: Report

Russia has lost 87% of its active-duty ground troops and two-thirds of its pre-invasion tanks since invading Ukraine, a declassified United States (US) intelligence assessment given to Congress revealed, per CNN.

12 Dec 2023

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Putin's fiercest political opponent missing from jail: Everything to know

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, considered the staunchest of President Vladimir Putin, has reportedly gone missing from prison, according to his associates.

11 Dec 2023


Russia-Ukraine war: Zelenskyy to meet Biden, Republicans amid funding crisis

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict approaches its second anniversary, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will reportedly meet his American counterpart, Joe Biden, on Tuesday.

29 Nov 2023


Ukraine spy chief's wife poisoned in alleged Russian assassination attempt

Marianna Budanova, the spouse of Ukraine's intelligence chief, has been poisoned with heavy metals in what is believed to be an alleged assassination attempt.

16 Nov 2023


Publisher pulls plug on journalist allegedly under Putin ally's patronage

German publisher Hoffmann und Campe of the Ganske Publishing Group on Wednesday decided to halt sales of two non-fiction books about Russian President Vladimir Putin, authored by award-winning journalist Hubert Seipel.

14 Nov 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan sold arms worth $364 million to Ukraine: Report 

Pakistan secured at least $364 million from arms deals with two private United States (US) companies last year, providing ammunition to Ukraine in its war with Russia, BBC Urdu has reported.

27 Oct 2023


Russia strongly denies Vladimir Putin's death claims

The Kremlin has denied the rumors that Russian President Vladimir Putin died on Thursday at his residence in Moscow.

24 Oct 2023


Russia dismisses 'hoax' about Putin being ill, using body doubles

The Kremlin has called the latest reports regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin's alleged ill health an "absurd hoax," asserting he is in good shape.

13 Sep 2023

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un pledges support to Russia in 'war against west'

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday promised "unconditional support" to Russia's "sacred fight"—apparently referring to the Ukraine war—to defend its security interests during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Associated Press reported.

12 Sep 2023

Donald Trump

Trump's prosecution 'politically motivated'; American system 'rotten': Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the criminal cases against former United States (US) President Donald Trump, calling them "politically motivated persecution."

12 Sep 2023

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un reaches Russia in his armored luxury train

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly arrived in Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok, traveling from Pyongyang on his heavily armored luxury train.

12 Sep 2023

Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un arrives in Russia amid Ukraine tensions

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un reportedly reached Russia on Tuesday to discuss possible defense cooperation and an arms deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid escalating tensions over the Ukraine war, BBC reported.

11 Sep 2023


Kremlin hints at Putin's 'win' in 2024 presidential polls

Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said on Monday if Russian President Vladimir Putin runs for the 2024 presidential elections, no one will be able to compete with him as he has the absolute support of the people.

11 Sep 2023

North Korea

Kim Jong-un headed for summit with Putin: Report

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly left for Russia to attend a summit with President Vladimir Putin, South Korean broadcaster YTN reported.

11 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

India 'exceptionally organized' G20 Summit: Brazilian president

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday reportedly lauded India's G20 Presidency after the culmination of the G20 Summit on Sunday.

09 Sep 2023

G20 Summit

G20 Summit: Delegates reach 'compromise' on wording for Ukraine-Russia war

After much wrangling and deliberation, delegates attending the G20 Summit reportedly "reached a compromise" on Saturday on the wording to describe the Ukraine-Russia war.

05 Sep 2023

Kim Jong-un

North Korea might supply weapons to Russia for Ukraine: US 

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is reportedly planning to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.

04 Sep 2023

Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukraine: Defense minister removed; 'need new approach,' says President Zelenskyy

In a significant development, Ukraine has announced that its Defense Minister Oleksoo Reznikov would be succeeded by Rustem Umerov, a prominent Crimean Tatar lawmaker.

03 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi dismisses China's objection to G20 meets in Kashmir, Arunachal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dismissed Pakistan and China's objections to India hosting G20 meetings in Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday and asserted the importance of holding meetings in all parts of the nation.

30 Aug 2023


Russia accuses Ukraine of drone attack on airport, damaging planes 

Russia on Wednesday accused Ukraine of carrying out a major drone attack in Russia, marking the largest such strike since Moscow deployed forces into Ukraine 18 months ago, The Guardian reported.

26 Aug 2023


'Lie': Kremlin refutes allegations of planning Wagner chief's plane crash

Russia has reportedly played down the allegations that it orchestrated the recent death of Russian mercenary force Wagner Group chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and labeled them an "absolute lie."

24 Aug 2023


Who is Yevgeny Prigozhin, Wagner's chief killed in plane crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of Russia's mercenary force Wagner Group, reportedly died in a plane crash two months after leading an unsuccessful coup against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

24 Aug 2023

Elon Musk

Wagner boss Prigozhin reportedly dead in plane crash, Musk reacts

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Wagner mercenary group chief who led an armed rebellion against Russian President Vladimir Putin, has reportedly died on Wednesday in a plane crash.

23 Aug 2023


Wagner boss, who rebelled against Putin, killed in plane crash

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Wagner mercenary group, which led an unsuccessful coup against Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly been killed in a plane crash.

22 Aug 2023


Why 40+ countries want to join BRICS

BRICS—a coalition of large emerging economies comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—reportedly aims to expand nearly 22 years after its inception.

31 Jul 2023


Russia's ex-president warns of nuclear war if Ukraine's counteroffensive succeeds

The Russian Security Council's Deputy Chairman and former President, Dmitry Medvedev, warned of a nuclear war in case Ukraine's counteroffensive, backed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), against Russia succeeds.

30 Jul 2023

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to host Ukraine peace talks in August: Report

Saudi Arabia is reportedly set to host peace talks in August over the Ukraine crisis and invite Kyiv, numerous Western states, and major developing nations like India and Brazil.

22 Jul 2023


Wagner rebellion exposed Putin's weakness, may seek revenge: CIA chief 

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William J Burns has claimed the short-lived mutiny by Wagner Group in Russia last month under its chief Yevgeny Prigozhin exposed weaknesses in the system built by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

19 Jul 2023

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's poll promise: 'Will end Russia-Ukraine conflict in 24-hours'

Former United States President Donald Trump said that over 500 days of the Russia-Ukraine war could end in a day if he returns to power, Fox News reported.

16 Jul 2023


Meet Andrei Troshev—veteran mercenary set to lead Russia's Wagner Group

Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly proposed the name of veteran mercenary Andrei Troshev to head Wagner Group.

16 Jul 2023


'Will use cluster bombs if…': Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his nation has a "sufficient stockpile" of cluster bombs, which can be used against Ukraine in retaliation.