President Vladimir Putin
26 Mar 2020
Coronavirus kills over 21,000 globally, nearly 3 billion under lockdown
A third of the entire global population is locked down and over 21,000 have died, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic which originated in China last year in December.
15 Jan 2020
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.
20 Nov 2018
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.
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
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.
07 Oct 2018
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.
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
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.
15 Jun 2018
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.
21 May 2018
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.
19 May 2018
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.
14 Apr 2018
Russia warns US of "dangerous" escalation over Syria
After a recent chemical attack near Damascus, US President Donald Trump threatened Russia to be prepared for missiles being fired at Syria.
29 Mar 2018
2018 TIME 100: Now, you can cast your vote
For years now, TIME magazine has dedicated one of its annual issues to celebrate the most influential personalities from across the globe.
14 Mar 2018
Spy poisoning: UK lashes back, expels 23 Russian diplomats
After Moscow snubbed British PM Theresa May's call to explain its role in the mysterious poisoning of a former spy in Salisbury, the UK has decided to expel 23 Russian diplomats.
13 Mar 2018
British PM: Highly likely Moscow behind Russian spy Skripal poisoning
About a week has passed since double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were mysteriously found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, poisoned with a nerve agent known as "Novichok."
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.
13 Dec 2017
Russia to withdraw its troops from Syria
Russia, a key player in the Syrian conflict has begun the partial withdrawal of its troops from the country.
05 Dec 2017
UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?
Russian media outlets have claimed that calendars featuring President Vladimir Putin's photographs in various poses have reportedly been selling like hot cakes in the UK.
08 Nov 2017
Russia prepares for terror threats to 2018 FIFA World Cup
Russian involvement in the Syrian conflict has angered several extremists, rendering the country vulnerable to terror attacks.
03 Jun 2017
Paris Agreement on climate change- India committed to preserving climate
Following the "stormy exit" of the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change, India asserted it is committed to protecting the climate irrespective of international pacts or other nations' stand on it.
07 Apr 2017
Russia bans "gay clown" memes of President Putin
With a recent ruling by Moscow's Justice Ministry, it is now illegal to portray President Vladimir Putin in makeup, or otherwise implying he is gay.
27 Mar 2017
Russia anti-corruption protests: Putin's opposition leader amongst hundreds arrested
Anti-corruption protesters across major Russian cities including Moscow and St. Petersburg, took to the streets to protest corruption within President Vladimir Putin's administration. Russian police arrested hundreds of protesters in Moscow alone for partaking in "unsanctioned rallies".
24 Mar 2017
Trump surveillance: Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of info
Republican head of the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes apologized after facing criticism for calling a news conference to discuss allegations about spy agency's surveillance of President Donald Trump and his team.
23 Mar 2017
Report suggests Trump's campaign manager has ties to Moscow
Reports have suggested that Donald trump's campaign manager, Paul Manafort had extensive links to Moscow, and was involved with Russian individuals in an attempt to "greatly benefit the Putin Government."
06 Feb 2017
Trump will meet NATO allies in Europe in May
President Donald Trump has agreed to meet leaders of America's NATO alliance in Europe in May.
29 Jan 2017
US will show strength at UN- US Ambassador to UN
Nikki Haley, the new US Ambassador to the UN said in a strongly worded message that the US will show its "strength" at the UN and act accordingly against opponents.
28 Jan 2017
PM Theresa May and President Trump address press conference
President Donald Trump's first meeting with a foreign head of state, took place yesterday.
25 Jan 2017
Nikki Haley confirmed as US ambassador to UN
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has been confirmed by the US Senate as the next Ambassador to the UN. She is expected to be sworn in soon.
19 Jan 2017
Barack Obama gives final press conference as president
Barack Obama covered a range of issues during his last press conference as president.
19 Jan 2017
Nikki Haley opposes Trump's stance during Senate hearing
Donald Trump's nominee to be US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, 44, has received an overwhelmingly respectful reception from both Democratic and Republicans during her Senate confirmation hearing.
17 Jan 2017
NATO alliance rattled after Trump calls it obsolete
Germany's foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said US President-elect Donald Trump's comment that NATO is "obsolete" has caused "astonishment and agitation" within the alliance.
14 Jan 2017
Russia: US tank and troop deployment in Poland a threat
Russia said the deployment of over 3,000 American troops and tanks in Poland represents a threat to its own national security.
02 Jan 2017
Donald Trump mistrusts online communications
In the background of hacking allegations against Russia, President-elect Donald Trump expressed his mistrust in online communications and believes "no computer is safe".
01 Oct 2016
Moscow reduces dependency on foreign technology
Moscow city will be replacing Microsoft programs with domestic software on thousands of computers.
21 Sep 2016
Russian Legislative Elections: Putin-backed United Russia's big victory
United Russia political party that is backed by President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide victory in the Russian parliamentary elections leaving its rivals far behind.
21 Aug 2016
ISIS claims responsibility for attack on Russian traffic police officers
IS has claimed responsibility by releasing a video of 2 attackers involved in an assault on Russian traffic police that occurred near Moscow on Wednesday.