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Trump congratulates Vladimir Putin on inauguration of his fourth term

08 May 2018

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

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.

More than 1,600 arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

06 May 2018

More than 1,600 arrested in Russia amid anti-Putin protests

Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested on Saturday in scores of cities across the country and police responded by reportedly arresting more than 1,600 of them.

Putin wins 4th term as Russian President with 74% vote

19 Mar 2018

Putin wins 4th term as Russian President with 74% vote

Vladimir Putin is set to extend his power in Russia for another six years after winning the Presidential Election with 74% vote, an official exit poll said.

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by overwhelming margin

19 Mar 2018

Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election by overwhelming margin

Vladimir Putin has been elected Russia's President a fourth time. After securing about 76% votes in Sunday's presidential polls, he is set to rule the nation for another six years.

Russia: Putin-critic Alexei Navalny nominated to contest in 2018 elections

26 Dec 2017

Russia: Putin-critic Alexei Navalny nominated to contest in 2018 elections

Prominent Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny may contest against President Vladimir Putin in the country's presidential elections scheduled for March 2018.

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

24 Mar 2017

Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

Former Communist lawmaker Denis Voronenkov, wanted by Moscow, was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev, in what Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an "act of state terrorism".

Russians take to Moscow streets in memory of Nemtsov

27 Feb 2017

Russians take to Moscow streets in memory of Nemtsov

Thousands of Russian citizens took to the streets in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov, an opposition leader and staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin. Nemstov was shot dead near the Kremlin 2 years ago.

Two Putin critics in trouble

10 Feb 2017

Two Putin critics in trouble

Two vocal critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin have found themselves in a soup, almost simultaneously.