Vladimir Putin: News

18 Jan 2023


Ukraine: Minister, 17 others die in Helicopter crash near Kyiv

At least 18 persons died including a Ukraine minister after a helicopter crashed near a Kindergarten in the city of Brovary outside Kyiv city on Wednesday, AFP reported.

29 Dec 2022


Russia fires over 120 missiles into Ukraine, 3 injured

An air raid alert was issued across Ukraine on Thursday morning as Russia fired over 120 missiles from air and sea, targeting the former's population and civilian infrastructure in major cities.

23 Dec 2022


Vladimir Putin says Russia wants to end war in Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia wants to end the war in Ukraine, and suggested that the only way to achieve a peaceful outcome will involve a diplomatic resolution.

16 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Russia-Ukraine conflict: PM Modi reiterates need for dialogue to Putin

Speaking to Russia's President Vladimir Putin over the phone, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his call for dialogue and diplomacy to resolve the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, as the former launched fresh strikes on it.

25 Nov 2022


'Purple hands': Putin's ill health British media's yet another speculation?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is sick, as per a new report by the British daily The Mirror, known for its tabloid-style journalism.

14 Nov 2022


Ukrainian President Zelenskyy visits liberated city of Kherson

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has reportedly visited the country's southern city of Kherson, which was recently liberated from Russian control by its troops.

08 Nov 2022

S Jaishankar

Works to India's advantage: Jaishankar on buying oil from Russia

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday held a crucial meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.

05 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Putin praises India, calls Indians talented and driven

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday praised Indians once again, calling them "talented" and "driven".

28 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi

Modi true patriot, can pursue independent foreign policy: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised India's "independent" foreign policy and called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a true patriot.

16 Oct 2022


Russia: Putin's mobilization chief found dead under 'suspicious circumstances'

The mobilization efforts by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine received a major setback on Sunday.

12 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Biden claims Putin miscalculated Ukraine invasion; Zelenskyy demands 'air shield'

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for a fresh wave of sanctions on Russia following its deadly missile strike across Ukraine which left 19 dead on Monday.

10 Oct 2022


'Russia trying to wipe us out': Zelenskyy after latest airstrikes

After Russia's alleged missile strikes across Ukraine on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskky said many were killed and injured in these attacks.

08 Oct 2022

Russia-Ukraine crisis

Truck bomb blows up only bridge connecting Crimea to Russia

A suicide attack using a truck bomb blew up portions of the bridge connecting the Crimean Peninsula to Russia on Saturday.

26 Sep 2022


Russia: 11 children among 15 killed in Izhevsk school shooting

At least 15 people, including 11 children, were killed and 24 others injured after a gunman opened fire at a school in Izhevsk, the capital of Central Russia's Udmurtia province, reported Reuters.

23 Sep 2022


Putin's 'war': Russian airlines, airports employees ordered to join military

People employed in Russian airlines and those working at airports have been asked to join the military, reports said on Friday.

21 Sep 2022


Russia-Ukraine crisis: Putin announces partial military mobilization

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Vladimir Putin that this is not the time for war, the Russian President announced that his military will commence partial mobilization from Wednesday.

31 Aug 2022


Ex-Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, who ended cold war, no more

Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet Union's last premier, died on Tuesday aged 91 after a long and serious illness, said the Central Clinical Hospital in Moscow.

21 Aug 2022


Russia: Daughter of Putin's close aide killed in car explosion

The daughter of Putin's close aide and a journalist — Darya Dugin died in a car explosion near Moscow while she was on her way home from an event on Sunday.

08 Aug 2022


Vladimir Putin's statue in NYC shows him playing war games

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been making headlines for quite some time, over declaring war and destroying Ukraine.

24 Jun 2022


EU grants Ukraine candidate status in 'historic moment' amid war

In a strong show of solidarity against Russia's invasion, European Union (EU) leaders conferred candidate status on Ukraine and Moldova, acting with unusual speed and unity to lift the besieged country farther away from Russia's influence and connect it more closely to the West.

03 Jun 2022

Russia News

Putin losing eyesight, has 3 years to live: Russian Spy

Russian President Vladimir Putin has only three years left to live as he has a "rapidly progressing cancer," The Independent reported, attributing the information to a Russian intelligence officer.

31 May 2022

European Council

European Union bans most Russian oil imports: Details here

The leaders of the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to put an embargo on most imports of Russian oil.

30 May 2022


Vladimir Putin not suffering from serious ailment: Russian foreign minister

Amid speculations of Russian President Vladimir Putin suffering from a serious illness, the country's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Sunday denied the same, claiming there were no signs that pointed to any such ailment.

18 May 2022


Russian President Vladimir Putin undergoes new surgery

Days after former British spy Christopher Steele claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seriously ill," Express reported that he recently underwent a surgery to remove fluid from his abdomen.

16 May 2022

Russia News

Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

A top Ukrainian defense official has stated that a coup to depose Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently underway and cannot be stopped.

16 May 2022

Russia News

Putin 'seriously ill,' claims ex-spy; oligarch says it's blood cancer

Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seriously ill," claimed former British spy Christopher Steele, adding his illness is an "element" of everything that is happening in Ukraine.

09 May 2022


Russia defending 'motherland' in Ukraine, says Putin on Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin opened the annual grand parade commemorating Nazi Germany's defeat in World War II on Monday, saying the Russian military in Ukraine was protecting the "motherland" from an "absolutely unacceptable threat."

03 May 2022

New York Post

Putin to undergo cancer treatment, transfer power to Patrushev: Reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to undergo cancer surgery soon and temporarily transfer power to the country's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.

21 Apr 2022


Sarmat: Russia tests new nuclear-capable missile, Vladimir Putin warns enemies

Russia successfully test-fired its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), called the Sarmat, on Wednesday.

05 Apr 2022


Russia-Ukraine war: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy to address UNSC today

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

23 Mar 2022


'Will use nuclear weapons if...': Russia on Ukraine invasion

Russia has made it clear that it would only use nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian context if there is an "existential threat" for it.

22 Mar 2022


'Say openly you're scared of Russia': Zelenskyy to NATO

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has taken a dig at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), claiming that it is "scared" of Russia.

20 Mar 2022


Russia bombs school in Ukraine's Mariupol sheltering nearly 400 residents

Russian forces have bombed an art school in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, where about 400 residents had taken shelter, Reuters reported on Sunday.

19 Mar 2022


Russia strikes Ukraine with newest hypersonic missiles for first time

Russia fired its newest Kinzhal hypersonic missiles in Ukraine for the first time on Friday to destroy a weapons storage complex in the country's west, AFP reported on Saturday

17 Mar 2022


Ukraine: Mariupol theater sheltering children bombed; Russia denies targeting civilians

Ukraine has accused Russian forces of destroying a theater in Mariupol, the besieged southern city where hundreds of people, including pregnant women and children, are said to have sought refuge from the war.

15 Mar 2022


Musk challenges Putin for 'single combat', puts Ukraine at stake

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin to a "single combat" on Monday as Moscow continued its military offensive against Ukraine.