Articles about Vladimir Putin

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

07 Oct 2018

World
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.

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

05 Oct 2018

India
#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.

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

05 Oct 2018

India
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.

US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia

04 Oct 2018

World
US warns India of sanctions over S-400 deal with Russia

The US has urged its allies to forgo transactions with Russia, warning that the S-400 missile defense system that India intends to buy from Russia would lead the US to implement sanctions against it.

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

03 Oct 2018

World
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.

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

29 Sep 2018

World
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.

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

23 Sep 2018

India
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'.

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

21 Sep 2018

World
Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' over sanctions

Moscow said today Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the US against "playing with fire."

Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

14 Sep 2018

World
Sushma Swaraj reaches Moscow to co-chair key bilateral meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj reached Moscow yesterday on a two-day visit to co-chair key bilateral meeting and talks with Russian leadership to boost "special privileged strategic partnership".

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

12 Sep 2018

World
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.

Russia to launch biggest war games in its history

11 Sep 2018

World
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.

US Senator and war-hero John McCain dies at 81

26 Aug 2018

World
US Senator and war-hero John McCain dies at 81

US Senator John McCain breathed his last on Saturday surrounded by his family, an announcement from his office revealed. He was 81.

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

17 Aug 2018

World
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.

Russian lawyer meeting: Trump ties himself up in knots

06 Aug 2018

World
Russian lawyer meeting: Trump ties himself up in knots

US President Donald Trump has landed himself in a PR fiasco with his latest statement on a June'16 meeting between his son and a Russian lawyer.

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

26 Jul 2018

World
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.

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

24 Jul 2018

World
'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.

Trump invites Putin to Washington. Next step of friendship?

20 Jul 2018

World
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.

Had a very, very good meeting with Putin: Trump

18 Jul 2018

World
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.

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

17 Jul 2018

World
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.

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

17 Jul 2018

World
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.

World has a new favorite President. Of course, not Trump

16 Jul 2018

World
World has a new favorite President. Of course, not Trump

While Donald Trump continues to be welcomed with protests around the world (looking at you London) and give statements that raise questions about his sanity, the Croatian President has taken it upon herself to set the record straight about the conduct of people in power.

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

16 Jul 2018

World
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.

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

16 Jul 2018

World
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.

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

15 Jul 2018

World
Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

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

15 Jul 2018

World
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.

Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

14 Jul 2018

World
Mueller's probe: 12 Russians indicted in 2016 US election hacking

The US Justice Department has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the servers of senior Democrats, including their Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 US Presidential Election.

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

30 Jun 2018

World
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.

EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

29 Jun 2018

World
EU to extend economic sanctions against Russia for 6 months

European Union leaders agreed to extend punishing economic sanctions against Russia for six months over the conflict in Ukraine, the European Council, comprising 28 leaders, said after a summit in Brussels.

Most likely to meet Putin in Europe next month: Trump

28 Jun 2018

World
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.

FIFA 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests

15 Jun 2018

World
FIFA 2018: Russian women advised against sleeping with guests

Lawmaker Tamara Pletneva has advised Russian women to not sleep with footballers during the FIFA World Cup 2018, to avoid giving birth to mixed race children.

#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

10 Jun 2018

World
#ModiInChina: PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

PM Narendra Modi today held a "productive" meeting with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and invited his country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA).

Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

09 Jun 2018

World
Modi reaches Qingdao on two-day visit to attend SCO summit

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Qingdao today on a two-day visit to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), which is likely to deliberate on global issues including the impact of US sanctions on Russia.

Trump-Kim Singapore Summit to begin at 9am on June 12

05 Jun 2018

World
Trump-Kim Singapore Summit to begin at 9am on June 12

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders today announced that US President Donald Trump would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at 9 am Singapore time on June 12 (at 9 pm on June 11, East Coast time) for the first meeting.

India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

27 May 2018

World
India, Russia seal Rs. 40,000cr deal for S-400 Triumf missiles

India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs. 40,000 crore deal to acquire S-400 Triumf air defense missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said.

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

21 May 2018

World
PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with Putin

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Russian coastal city of Sochi for an informal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where the two leaders are expected to discuss developmental issues and bilateral concerns.

Russia: PM Modi to hold informal summit with Putin

21 May 2018

World
Russia: PM Modi to hold informal summit with Putin

PM Narendra Modi today arrived in Russia's Black Sea coastal city Sochi for an informal summit with President Vladimir Putin.

Consider CAATSA before buying Russian arms: US to allies

19 May 2018

World
Consider CAATSA before buying Russian arms: US to allies

As India plans to purchase five S-400 Triumf air defense systems for $4.5 billion from Russia, the US today said its allies should take the Countering America's Adversaries through Sanction Act (CAATSA) into consideration, under which any significant purchase of Russian military would attract American sanctions.

Forbes most powerful: Modi ahead of French and UK counterparts

09 May 2018

India
Forbes most powerful: Modi ahead of French and UK counterparts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is once again among Forbes top 10 most powerful leaders of the world.

Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on inauguration of his fourth term

08 May 2018

World
Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on inauguration of his fourth term

US President Donald Trump has congratulated his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on being sworn in for a fourth term, saying he looks forward to a time when the two nations can have a good relationship.

Vladimir Putin takes oath as Russian President for fourth time

07 May 2018

World
Vladimir Putin takes oath as Russian President for fourth time

Vladimir Putin took oath as Russian President for the fourth time in Moscow's Grand Kremlin Palace on Monday. Putin first took office 18 years ago.