Vladimir Putin: News

08 Sep 2020

Russia News

Sputnik V: Russia starts public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

In a major move, Russia has started the public distribution process of its 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.

07 Sep 2020

Donald Trump

Former Trump lawyer claims President ogled at his teen daughter

Disgraced lawyer Michael Cohen has claimed that United States President Donald Trump ogled at his teenage daughter in his tell-all memoir.

20 Aug 2020

Russia News

Putin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized after a suspected poisoning, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on Thursday morning.

15 Jan 2020

Russia News

Russian government resigns after President Putin proposes changes to Constitution

The entire Russian government has resigned after President Vladimir Putin's State-of-the-Nation address on Wednesday, reported the country's state news agency TASS.

29 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to tell his countrymen he is in "another league" and his political opponents don't stand a chance of winning the upcoming elections.

18 Mar 2019

Russia News

Russia's upcoming submarine can launch 'doomsday' nuclear drones: Details here

In a matter of months, Russia plans to launch Belgorod, the longest submarine in the world.

04 Mar 2019


Ansar al-Tawhid jihadists kill 33 regime forces in northwest-Syria: Monitor

At least 33 pro-regime fighters were killed yesterday in attacks mounted by jihadist groups near Idlib province, in the deadliest day in six months for loyalist forces, a monitor said.

03 Mar 2019


Syrian jihadist group kills 21 regime forces in Idlib: Monitor

A Syrian jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda killed 21 regime and allied forces today near Idlib province, in one of the deadliest breaches of a six-month-old truce deal, a monitor said.

27 Feb 2019

Russia News

Putin takes down Olympic judo champions, then gets beaten

Russian President Vladimir Putin's is known for his impressive fitness profile and his love for judo.

15 Feb 2019


#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.

19 Dec 2018

Russia News

Russia has enough missiles without violating treaty: Putin to US

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday rejected the US claim that Russia has developed a new cruise missile in violation of a key nuclear treaty.

02 Dec 2018


War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday he saw no end to the conflict in eastern Ukraine "as long as the current authorities remain in power".

20 Nov 2018

Mike Pence

Putin told Pence Russia didn't meddle in vote: Kremlin spokesman

President Vladimir Putin denied any Russian involvement when US Vice President Mike Pence asked last week about meddling in the 2016 election, the Kremlin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov said.

17 Nov 2018

Russia News

S-400 to protect India from countries with territorial-ambition: Air-Marshal Nambiar

The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system to be procured from Russia would provide requisite security to India from neighboring countries with "territorial ambition", said Air Marshal R Nambiar, Eastern Air Command's Air Officer Commanding in Chief.

12 Nov 2018


Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris

At the World War I Armistice Day commemoration in Paris on Sunday, just as the world watched global leaders pay their respects to the fallen, France President Emmanuel Macron renounced US President Donald Trump's idea of nationalism.

07 Nov 2018

Russia News

US eyes more Russia sanctions over Britain nerve attack

The United States has said that it was preparing fresh sanctions against Moscow over the attempted assassination of a former spy in Britain after a previous round sowed chaos on Russian markets.

29 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

Trump might not be chief guest for Republic Day 2019

US President Donald Trump is unlikely to accept India's invitation to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations, sources said yesterday.

25 Oct 2018


China, Russia listening to Donald Trump's phone calls: NYT

US spy agencies have determined that China and Russia are "eavesdropping" on President Donald Trump's phone calls, according to a news report by a prominent American daily.

23 Oct 2018

Russia News

US President Trump's adviser meets Russian Defense Minister in Moscow

US President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser has met with Russia's Defense Minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty.

20 Oct 2018


#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin offers condolences on train accident

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered condolences to India on the train accident near Amritsar in Punjab, which claimed 61 lives, the Russian Embassy said.

07 Oct 2018

Russia News

Russia's computer scientists, programmers long tied to military, secret services

During the Soviet era, Russia's top computer scientists and programmers largely worked for the secret services.

05 Oct 2018


#IndiaRussiaTies: $5 billion deal for S-400 Triumf missile systems signed

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi which will let India procure five Russian S-400 Triumf missile shield systems.

05 Oct 2018


Putin in India: Modi hugs Russian-President, eyes on S-400 missiles-deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is on a two-day visit to India, was welcomed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a hug at his residence on Thursday night.

03 Oct 2018


Russia-India joint military drill from November 18 in Uttar Pradesh

India and Russia will hold a joint military exercise from November 18 to 28 in Uttar Pradesh, Russian authorities said today, ahead of President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi.

29 Sep 2018

Russia News

Russian spy poisoning: Kremlin expects Britain to share suspects' identity

The Kremlin said yesterday it expects Britain to say what it knows about the identity of the two suspects (pictured) in the nerve agent poisoning of a former Russian spy so that Russian officials can launch an investigation.

23 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

After France, India could ink pact with Russia for 'Gaganyaan'

After an agreement with France, India is likely to ink a pact with Russia for sharing of expertise on ISRO's ambitious human space mission project 'Gaganyaan'.

12 Sep 2018

Russia News

Russia's Putin and China's Jinping flip pancakes during economic forum

On the sidelines of an economic forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin flipped pancakes with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, on Tuesday.

11 Sep 2018

Russia News

Russia to launch biggest war games in its history

Hundreds of thousands of Russian troops will take part in the country's largest-ever military drills Tuesday, in a massive show of force featuring Chinese soldiers that has rattled the West.

17 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.

26 Jul 2018

Russia News

Trump-Putin to meet next year, after Moscow interference "witch-hunt" over

US President Donald Trump believes he should not meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin till the "witch hunt" over Moscow's alleged interference in American elections concludes, and thus their next bilateral meeting would take place next year, his national security adviser John Bolton said today.

24 Jul 2018

Russia News

'I gave up nothing,' says Trump over meeting with Putin

US President Donald Trump yesterday said he had given up "nothing" during his summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, following a week of withering, bipartisan criticism over his handling of the meeting.

20 Jul 2018

Russia News

Trump invites Putin to Washington. Next step of friendship?

US President Donald Trump has instructed his top national security aide to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington later this year and the "discussions are already underway", the White House has said.

18 Jul 2018

Russia News

Had a very, very good meeting with Putin: Trump

US President Donald Trump said he had a very good meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, during which they discussed a wide range of bilateral and global issues.

17 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

Trump embarrassed US; acted like Putin's 'fanboy': Arnold Schwarzenegger

Veteran action star and former California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has attacked President Donald Trump saying he acted like a "fanboy" of Russian President Vladimir Putin in their embarrassing press conference.

17 Jul 2018

Russia News

Mueller-probe shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by US Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that shouldn't be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations.

16 Jul 2018

Russia News

Russian security thwarted 25mn cyber-attacks during FIFA World Cup: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyber-attacks linked to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

16 Jul 2018

Russia News

Trump put to test over his 'friendship' moves with Russia

After months of anticipation, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet today in Finland's capital Helsinki to put to the test the US President's ambition to forge a personal bond with the Kremlin chief.

15 Jul 2018

Donald Trump

US President Trump says he'll run for re-election in 2020

In an interview with British journalist Piers Morgan on Friday, US President Donald Trump said that he "fully intends" to run for re-election in 2020 because "everybody wants" him to.

30 Jun 2018

Russia News

Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin: Trump

US President Donald Trump said he planned to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia's alleged meddling in the US Presidential elections with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when he meets him in the Finnish capital Helsinki on July 16.

28 Jun 2018

Donald Trump

Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump

US President Donald Trump today said he is "most likely" to hold a summit meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Europe next month.