Vladimir Putin sworn in for another six years as Russian President; promises to serve the people and fatherland

Vladimir Putin sworn in for another six years as Russian President; promises to serve the people and fatherland

Posted May 07, 2018 20:57:38 Photo: The Russian constitution bars Mr Putin from running again after this term ends. (Reuters: Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin ) Vladimir Putin has been sworn in for another six years as Russian president, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the …

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns of global ‘chaos’ if West strikes Syria again – Donald Trump’s America

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns of global ‘chaos’ if West strikes Syria again – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 16, 2018 08:31:34 Video: The US and Russia traded barbs at the UN after America’s missile strikes. (ABC News) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic …

Syrian air strikes an ‘act of aggression’, Vladimir Putin says

Syrian air strikes an ‘act of aggression’, Vladimir Putin says

Updated April 14, 2018 19:12:59 Photo: The air strikes were aimed to stop further chemical attacks by the Assad regime. (AP Photo: Hassan Ammar) Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced a strike on Syria launched by the United States and its allies as an “act of aggression” that will exacerbate …

Donald Trump has apparently flipped on Vladimir Putin, but it’s not just about Syria

Donald Trump has apparently flipped on Vladimir Putin, but it’s not just about Syria

Posted April 12, 2018 16:35:41 Video: Sarah Sanders says there’s no timetable for a response to Syria chemical attack (ABC News) Are you thinking the same thing? How did we get to this “World War III” conjecture? Wasn’t it just a couple of weeks ago that President Trump was talking …

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch Turkey’s first nuclear power plant

Posted April 03, 2018 19:05:53 The leaders of Russia and Turkey are scheduled to launch the start of the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power plant as ties between the countries deepen. Russia’s Vladimir Putin, on his first foreign visit since re-election on March 18, arrived in Ankara today for …

Why there’s ‘nothing normal’ about a possible White House meeting between Trump and Putin – Donald Trump’s America

Why there’s ‘nothing normal’ about a possible White House meeting between Trump and Putin – Donald Trump’s America

Updated April 03, 2018 13:05:45 Video: A spokeswoman said Donald Trump’s call to Vladimir Putin was protocol (Photo: Reuters) (ABC News) Related Story: Trump defends congratulating Putin after being warned against it Related Story: Trump faces Republican backlash after congratulating Putin on re-election The world awoke this morning to learn …

Despite controversies, Putin will bathe in attention and positive coverage amid World Cup

Despite controversies, Putin will bathe in attention and positive coverage amid World Cup

Posted March 30, 2018 05:53:55 Photo: Mr Putin’s administration will use the event to convince visitors Russia isn’t so bad. (Reuters: Grigory Dukor) Related Story: Socceroos dodge World Cup boycott in fallout from Russian poisoning Related Story: Former Russian spy may have limited mental capacity after nerve attack It’s a …

Spy poisoning case dividing Europe unites Putin supporters in final hours before Russian election

Spy poisoning case dividing Europe unites Putin supporters in final hours before Russian election

Posted March 18, 2018 11:12:45 Photo: People attend a rally marking the fourth anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. (Reuters: Maxim Shemetov) There is an enormous amount of speculation flying around about why Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned. Some of it understandable, some of it fairly …

Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

Updated March 19, 2018 15:00:43 Video: Vladimir Putin celebrates election victory at a rally in Moscow (ABC News) Russian President Vladimir Putin has won re-election in a landslide victory, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West …

Siberian shopping centre fire ‘criminal negligence’, President Vladimir Putin says

Siberian shopping centre fire ‘criminal negligence’, President Vladimir Putin says

Posted March 27, 2018 18:34:56 Photo: Vladimir Putin lays flowers at the makeshift memorial for the victims of the fire. (AP: Alexei Druzhinin) Related Story: Security guard switched off fire alarm in deadly Russian shopping centre blaze: investigators Related Story: Horror in Siberia as 64 die in shopping centre inferno …