Vladimir Putin

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin ; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician who has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. more info »

Vladimir Putin has been in the news in 11 countries in the past week:

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Russia 55 23.31% 143400000 0km 334.19
Nigeria 4 0.87% 173615000 9156km 15.13
United Kingdom 29 3.36% 63705000 5586km 21.38
Germany 13 3.59% 80523700 5351km 28.92
Bolivia 3 9.38% 10027254 15083km 9.4
Armenia 26 18.06% 3024100 4344km 5.46
France 10 4.07% 65707000 6107km 26.71
United States 25 5.95% 316570000 9007km 188.43
Canada 19 5.86% 35141542 6608km 20.61
Austria 8 2.52% 8464554 5444km 2.14
World Coverage Rating 686.62

World View:

Jul 28, 2014
Russia - Exactly one year ago, President Vladimir Putin went to Ukraine for an official two-day visit to celebrate the 1025th anniversary of the Christianization of Kievan Rus, an occasion that, according to Putin, reminded Russia and Ukraine of their "spiritual unity and common roots." full story »
Jul 27, 2014
Russia - If President Vladimir Putin is facing the biggest international backlash of his 14-year reign, it is because he has — in the eyes of the West — violated the one great taboo of the post-9/11 world: supporting terrorism. full story »
Jul 26, 2014
Armenia - I am afraid for his life” Also, Jaromír Štětina issued a statement calling upon the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to release Levon Hayrapetyan, full story »
Jul 25, 2014
Russia - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whose country is seen as having a key role in shaping the EU response because it lost 194 citizens in the plane crash, said he would back sanctions unless Moscow halts weapons supplies to the rebels "We want as a country that has acquired a certain moral obligation as a result of this tragedy to promote Europe taking a common line on this," he told a parliamentary committee in The Hague "All indications ... full story »
Jul 24, 2014
Russia - Abbott said he had personally spoken overnight with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and President Vladimir Putin about the need to secure the site where the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 was downed by a surface-to-air missile last week. full story »
Jul 23, 2014
Russia - Khodorkovsky was arrested at gunpoint in 2003 and convicted of theft and tax evasion in 2005, seen by Kremlin critics as a stark message by President Vladimir Putin to oligarchs to stay out of politics. full story »
Armenia - Allies of Vladimir Putin are understood to be moving assets after British demands to punish the Russian president’s 'cronies' in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine, informs “Armenpress”, referring to The Daily Telegraph. full story »
Jul 22, 2014
Russia - Amid of flurry of new laws announced Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin signed legislation  bolstering punishments for unruly protesters. full story »
Jul 21, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev have paid visits to the camp, which has frequently been criticized for its openly pro-government stance. full story »
Armenia - All in all, people were hysterical” Law enforcement officials told that three train cars had derailed, “but not overturned” Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the Metro train crash and wished a swift recovery to those injured, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov saidu full story »
Jul 20, 2014
Russia - Kazakhstan is one of Russia's closest allies and a fellow member in the fledgling Eurasian Economic Union, the cornerstone of Vladimir Putin's dream of drawing former Soviet states back into Moscow's orbit. full story »
Jul 18, 2014
Armenia - All in all, people were hysterical” Law enforcement officials told that three train cars had derailed, “but not overturned” Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the Metro train crash and wished a swift recovery to those injured, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov saida full story »
Jul 17, 2014
Russia - In the immediate aftermath of the Malaysian Airlines plane crash on Thursday, some Russian news outlets are reporting the Boeing 777's attackers had in fact intended to target a plane transporting President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Armenia - All in all, people were hysterical” Law enforcement officials told that three train cars had derailed, “but not overturned” Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the Metro train crash and wished a swift recovery to those injured, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said full story »
Jul 16, 2014
Armenia - Prime Minister 14:15 Armenian Embassy to Russia verifies details of Levon Hayrapetyan's arrest 14:09 Armenia's PM sends telegram of condolences to Dmitry Medvedev 13:25 Latvia advocates peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Elita Gavele 13:18 Armenian businessman Levon Hayrapetyan arrested in Russia 13:16 Tigran Sargsyan met with leaders of American-Armenian organizations in Washington 12:52 Both Armenians injured in Mos... full story »
Russia - The secret to President Vladimir Putin's success is that, in the wake of recession and years of fruitless wars in the Middle East, the West's appetite for foreign entanglements resembles those of the weak-willed 1930s. full story »
Jul 15, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin offered his condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the country's most serious metro accident in recent years and ordered Alexander Bastrykin, the head of the Investigative Committee, to launch a criminal investigation into the incident. full story »
Jul 14, 2014
Russia - In January 2013, President Vladimir Putin granted Depardieu Russian citizenship. full story »
Jul 13, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin visited three Latin American countries over the weekend in a whirlwind tour aimed at demonstrating Moscow's resilience as an international power despite Western attempts at isolation stemming from the Ukraine crisis. full story »
Jul 11, 2014
Russia - Worldwide confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin was also low, the survey showed. full story »
Armenia - As reports “Armenpress” citing The Sun Daily, the letter said Kirchner will meet Saturday with visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin and attend a summit of emerging powers next week in Brasilia. full story »
Jul 10, 2014
Russia - More recently, he offered to share the title with his Russian counterpart President Vladimir Putin "I told Putin that after the Crimea annexation, people might no longer call me Europe's last dictator," he said in an interview to Ukrainian television last Marche full story »
Jul 09, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia, facing the threat of new sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, wanted to avoid international isolation but would strongly defend its national interests 
"We will never pursue isolationisms full story »
Jul 08, 2014
Russia - Though Borodai said he had been in "consultations" in Russia, many rebels now reproach President Vladimir Putin's administration in Moscow, which is under threat from further Western sanctions, for giving them too little help. full story »
Jul 07, 2014
Russia - For the greater part of Vladimir Putin's rule, this progressive class has cohabited successfully with the government. full story »
Jul 05, 2014
Russia - Despite the friction over the Ukraine conflict, President Vladimir Putin wished his US counterpart well on the holiday, according to a letter posted on the Kremlin website, and said he hoped their countries, which "bear particular responsibility for ensuring international stability and security," will improve their relations "despite the current differences and difficulties " full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Jul 04, 2014
Russia - Kolomoisky even drew the notice of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who called him a "unique imposter" earlier this year, Reuters reported. full story »
Jul 03, 2014
Armenia - French President Francois Hollande on July 3 held a three-way telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek a way to halt the violent crisis in Ukraine, as reports “Armenpress”, Hollande's office saidThe conversation follows intensive meetings at Foreign Minister level between the three nations and Ukraine in Berlin on July 2The three major leaders today "underlined the importance of impl... full story »
Jul 02, 2014
Russia - Yauza Palace 7 pm Berlusputin: Varvara Faer adapts Dario Fo's play "L'Anomalo Bicefalo" in which half of Silvio Berlusconi's brain is seemingly transplanted into Vladimir Putin's head full story »
Armenia - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to posthumously award the Order of Courage to television journalist Anatoly Klyan, who was killed three days ago in the embattled southeastern Ukraine, Alexei Gromov, a deputy head of the presidential staff, said on Wednesday. full story »
Jul 01, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin accused the US on Tuesday of having revived the Cold War policy of containment "The events in Ukraine are the concentrated expression of the policy of containing Russias full story »
Armenia - Eurasian Economic Union is open to the CIS countries: Putin 17:00, 1 July, 2014 YEREVAN, JULY 1, ARMENPRESS Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that the Eurasian Economic Union is open to CIS countries that have not joined it yet, reports “Armenpress”, referring to ITAR TASS “We are open to other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States”, Putin said on July 1 at a meeting with Russian diplomats in Moscow "Strengthening clo... full story »
Jun 30, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has signed a law enabling private companies to swap facilities built for the Sochi Winter Olympics for government property, an option likely to be appeal to Russian Railways among others. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed the law about the ratification of the agreement on the development of military-technical cooperation with Armenia. full story »
Jun 29, 2014
Russia - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged President Vladimir Putin to strengthen Russian control over its borders to prevent militants and arms entering Ukraine after violence broke a truce there. full story »
Jun 27, 2014
Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin called Friday for a long-term ceasefire in Ukraine to allow talks between envoys of the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels in eastern regions are fighting to break away from Kiev. full story »
Jun 26, 2014
Russia - The former Magna International executive is close to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska and is seen as an Austrian confidante of President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Armenia - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Ukraine. full story »
Jun 25, 2014
Russia - We must stop fearing the fact that one academic compared President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. full story »
Jun 24, 2014
Russia - Apart from the death, torture and general brutality, which to be fair could be found in any country's ancient history, the only real link to Russia is the fact that "Game of Thrones" is based on works by one of President Vladimir Putin's favorite authors, Maurice Druron. full story »
Jun 23, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday simplifying the process for foreign journalists and IT specialists to work in Russia, a statement on the Kremlin’s website said. full story »
Jun 22, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin may fail to secure his goal of derailing Ukraine's Association Agreement with the EU, but at home he has already cashed in on his Ukrainian political strategy by completely resetting Russia's national conversation. full story »
Jun 20, 2014
Russia - The most recent sanctions list targeted 17 companies — including several banks — owned by the likes of Arkady and Boris Rotenberg, Gennady Timchenko and Yury Kovalchuk, all of whom are believed to be President Vladimir Putin's personal friends. full story »
Jun 19, 2014
Russia - As part of Russia's fight against corruption, President Vladimir Putin in July 2013 signed a decree requiring state companies that were set up by federal law to publish their leadership's salaries on their official websites. full story »
Jun 18, 2014
Russia - The statements that President Vladimir Putin made at a recent meeting with leaders of the Russian Internet are hardly worth discussing. full story »
Armenia - Russian President Vladimir Putin will jet to Brazil next month to take part in a handover ceremony at the end of the World Cup finals, with Russia gearing up to host the next championship. full story »
Jun 17, 2014
Russia - At a highly anticipated meeting last week, President Vladimir Putin spoke to Yandex's Arkady Volozh and MailRu's Dmitry Grishin, both Internet industry leaders who stand to lose huge sums of money if the Kremlin's Internet crackdown causes Russian consumers to take their business to foreign competitors like Googlel full story »
Jun 16, 2014
Russia - NATOs uncertainty, in turn, means that Russian President Vladimir Putin can always claim that the separatists bought their tanks and multiple rocket launchers at the same shop around the corner where he claimed the "little green men" in Crimea had obtained their ultra-modern battle gear. full story »
Jun 15, 2014
Russia - First, Stonehenge was built in 1947; Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has transferred her soul to another body, the queen we see now is just a dummy; and President Vladimir Putin is having top-secret anti-aging treatment, and in a few years he will look 30 years old. full story »
Jun 13, 2014
Armenia - ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency Рус In English Հայ Sign in / Subscription Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   13 June photowire videowire RSS   All news Interviews Interview, programs, assessment Opinions Even... full story »
Jun 12, 2014
Armenia - ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency Рус In English Հայ Sign in / Subscription Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   13 June photowire videowire RSS   All news Interviews Interview, programs, assessment Opinions Even... full story »
Russia - The rebels show no sign of giving up their arms, but opening talks would be a big step on the road to peace, building on Poroshenko's meetings this week with Moscow's envoy and with President Vladimir Putin in France last week. full story »
Jun 11, 2014
Armenia - The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Armenia informed Armenpress that at the course of the meetings the participants will discuss the realization process of agreements acquired within the frameworks of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin’s official visit to Armenia on December 2, 2013. full story »
Jun 10, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin — known for being wary of the Internet, which he once called a CIA project — on Tuesday recognized the industry as an important part of the Russian economy and said the government's restrictions on web content will not restrict civil liberties. full story »
Armenia - A number of Azeri media, referring to the Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko’s interview given to the Serbian TV and Radio Company and the "Politika" daily, noted that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Azerbaijan to join the Eurasian Economic Union. full story »
Jun 09, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has not shied away from expressing his preferences about the future of Ukraine, suggesting the country should refrain from joining Western political and military alliances  federalization and in order to give more power to the Russian-speaking regions of eastern Ukraine in order to normalize relations with Russia. full story »
Jun 08, 2014
Russia - In this light, President Vladimir Putin's isolation at the Normandy celebrations held last week, where Russia' former allies against Nazi Germany kept contact with him to a small handful of meetings and public encounters, was outright ominous. full story »
Jun 07, 2014
Russia - He had told this to Russia's Vladimir Putin when the two met on Friday at a World War Two anniversary ceremony in France, he said. full story »
Jun 06, 2014
Armenia - Armenpress reports citing Reuters agency that French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel brought together Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko for a 15-minute meeting before they joined other dignitaries for lunch. full story »
Russia - Talks between President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister David Cameron in Normandy seemed to get off to a frosty start when the two leaders failed to give each other the traditional handshake, Russian media said, though the Kremlin later spoke of a thawing of relations between the two countries. full story »
Jun 05, 2014
Russia - Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region in March was met with protests from Western nations, which have imposed visa bans and asset freezes on officials, lawmakers and companies close to President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Jun 04, 2014
Russia - Satire Theater 7 pm Monday The 9th Berlusputin: Varvara Faer adapts Dario Fo's play "L'Anomalo Bicefalo" in which half of Silvio Berlusconi's brain is seemingly transplanted into Vladimir Putin's headp full story »
Jun 03, 2014
Russia - The deal stalled after the US proposed sanctions against Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, at the end of April "[The deal] is grinding forward at a glacially slow pace," said the banker full story »
Armenia - Azerbaijan understands this very well and in the most different ways tries to obstruct the process" – as reports “Armenpress”, said Gagik Minasyan, adding that Nagorno-Karabakh is not the only unrecognized state that, not being a EEU member, "de facto" becomes a part of EEU Space, recalling that Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the agreements, which abolished the customs borders between Russia and Abkhazia, as well as Russia and South ... full story »
Jun 02, 2014
Russia - In his opening address before the conference, President Vladimir Putin emphasized that so-called "color revolutions," are now the main threat to peace. full story »
Jun 01, 2014
Russia - Sputnik's news search and general search were unable to locate a recent investigative report by Reuters titled "Comrade Capitalism," which looked into illicit financing schemes by top officials close to President Vladimir Putin. full story »
May 30, 2014
Russia - The purchase would send a strong signal to Russian President Vladimir Putin that "the NATO allies will not tolerate or in any way enable his reckless moves," they said in a letter to NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. full story »
May 29, 2014
Russia - Isolating Russia is "impossible" and "unrealistic," Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow, echoing President Vladimir Putin's earlier comments on the issue. full story »
Armenia - As reports "Armenpress”, this was stated by the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, summarizing the results of the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, held on May 29, in Astana. full story »
May 28, 2014
Russia - Berlusputin: Varvara Faer adapts Dario Fo's play "L'Anomalo Bicefalo" in which half of Silvio Berlusconi's brain is seemingly transplanted into Vladimir Putin's head. full story »
May 27, 2014
Russia - Not only are companies like Yuzhmash dependent on contracts with Russia, but their cooperation has also been key to Russia's own multi-billion dollar military modernization — and President Vladimir Putin is loath to lose this "Whether it likes it or not, Russia's defense industry is wedded to Ukraineu full story »
May 26, 2014
Russia - This is bluster, said Alexander Kava, the head of Ukrainian Center For Political and Economic Analysis: "What Poroshenko says is meant for the ears of his electorate from western and central Ukraine, but these words do not exactly match his own position," Kava said "A businessman prior to his presidency, Poroshenko is a practical man and will likely look for a compromise solution with Vladimir Putin and will not bring on a further standoff with R... full story »
May 25, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has promised to "respect the choice of the Ukrainian people" and said he would work with the winner, in an apparent bid to ease Russia's worst crisis in relations with the West since the Cold War and to avoid a new round of Western sanctions. full story »
May 23, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin and top officials have pledged to keep the costs of borrowing down by raising the capitalization of major Russian banks using debt-equity swaps and, possibly, federal budget funds "The capitalization of systemically significant Russian banks will be increased to allow banks to expand their opportunities to finance the economy and lower the cost of loans," Interfax quoted Putin as saying Friday in his address to asse... full story »
Armenia - This was announced by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at the St. full story »
May 22, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin helped release rare, orphaned Amur tigers into the wild on Thursday, the latest of several events apparently meant to portray him as an outdoorsman with a strong interest in wildlife conservation. full story »
May 21, 2014
Russia - The city of Vladivostok added a new university campus and a 31-kilometer cable-stayed bridge to the sparsely populated Russky Island, but President Vladimir Putin conceded two years later that the development of the Far East was still flaggings full story »
Armenia - A memorandum of understanding was signed in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping on the second day of Putin’s two-day state visit to Shanghai. full story »
May 20, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said Tuesday that Russia was demanding the immediate release of Sidyakin and Saichenko, who were detained near the eastern city of Kramatorsk on Sunday. full story »
May 19, 2014
Russia - If I were President Vladimir Putin, I would grant his wish in a heartbeat. full story »
May 18, 2014
Russia - The recent turmoil in Ukraine has led many Western analysts to accuse President Vladimir Putin of seeking to resurrect the "Soviet Empire." full story »
May 16, 2014
Russia - On Thursday, President Vladimir Putin urged European leaders to do more to help Ukraine through its economic crisis and to resolve the standoff over gas. full story »
May 15, 2014
Russia - In 2012, President Vladimir Putin suggested that the beer ban be lifted prior to the 2018 World Cup, but the recent fan violence suggests that more restrictions rather than less may be necessary. full story »
May 14, 2014
Russia - Last year, President Vladimir Putin pledged to double down on Russia's space program, presenting an ambitious outline of exploration and technological development through 2030 and beyond. full story »
May 13, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin plans to visit China on May 20 and Gazprom hopes to sign a gas contract which would help it diversify its exports away from Europe (Reuters) Donetsk Loses Beer Over Conflict Separatist militants in Ukraine's breakaway Donetsk region will have to get by with less beert full story »
May 12, 2014
Russia - When President Vladimir Putin reminded the public in April that he could use military force to protect Russia's interests in eastern Ukraine, western policymakers and pundits sounded the alarm about an imminent Russian invasion. full story »
May 11, 2014
Russia - As such, is a natural partner in Vladimir Putin's drive to re-integrate the region. full story »
May 10, 2014
Armenia - He added that Russia won’t send observers to Donetsk and Lugansk as these referendums are “their internal affair” Meanwhile, the Kremlin will analyze the situation on eastern Ukraine’s refusal to postpone the referendum, said President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskovt full story »
May 09, 2014
Peru - El presidente ruso llegó a la bahía del puerto de Sebastopol en su primera visita a la península desde su anexión a Rusia  Moscú (EFE) (EFE)- El presidente ruso, Vladímir  Putin, presidió hoy en la bahía del puerto crimeo de Se... full story »
Russia - The economic union is intended to be a precursor to a future Eurasian Union sought by President Vladimir Putin to unite at least some of the old Soviet Union as a bulwark against perceived Western encroachment into Moscow's traditional sphere of influence. full story »
May 08, 2014
Armenia - Addressing the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Serzh Sargsyan emphasized the position of Russia, which being a permanent member of the UN Security Council, is actively working on different levels for the regulation of the Syrian crisis, and the Russian Foreign Ministry has repeatedly made ​​statements  supporting the Kessab-Armenians. full story »
Cyprus - Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine ignored a public call by Russian President Vladimir Putin to postpone a referendum on independence, declaring they would go ahead on May 11 with a vote that could lead to war. full story »
Russia - President Vladimir Putin will meet Western leaders for the first time since the outbreak of the Ukraine crisis when he attends a World War II anniversary in France next month, the Russian Ambassador to Paris said Thursday. full story »
May 07, 2014
Russia - Intelligent, competent, experienced, decisive and attractive — that is how Russians view Vladimir Putin, who celebrated a decade as president on Wednesday amid high tension with the West over Ukraine, and slowing economic growth. full story »
Peru - Según el mandatario ruso se deben crear mejores condiciones de diálogo para llevar a cabo la consulta popular sobre la autonomía en Donestk(Foto: AP) Moscú (Agencias)  La no declarada injerencia de parte del mandatario ruso, Vladimir Putin, se hace evidente cuando este ... full story »
Armenia - As "Armenpress" was informed from the Department of  Mass Media and Public Relations of the President’s office, in the course of the visit the President of the republic on May 8 will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. full story »
May 06, 2014
Cyprus - In Moscow, there will be a massive parade of military hardware through Red Square, a Soviet-era tradition revived by President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Russia - Nearly 30 of those who attended the rally in 2012 — held on the eve of Vladimir Putin's inauguration for a third term as president — were charged with participating in what the authorities have described as "mass riots." full story »
May 05, 2014
Russia - It has triggered appeals for help to President Vladimir Putin — and calls for revenge "I am of two bloods, Ukrainian and Russian," said Forminski, the photographer "Who says we want to join Russia and Putin "It is a lief full story »
May 04, 2014
Russia - In April, President Vladimir Putin also signed a decree to rehabilitate the ethnic group, repealing Stalin's repressive policy against Crimean Tatars, while Crimean Tatar was made an official language on the peninsula. full story »
May 03, 2014
Cyprus - As I said, they were my guests” Western countries blame Russia for stoking the separatism and fear Moscow could be planning to repeat its annexation of Crimea in other parts of Ukraine Russia denies it has such plans, while saying it could intervene if necessary to protect Russian speakers, a new doctrine unveiled by President Vladimir Putin in March that overturned decades of post-Soviet diplomacye full story »
May 02, 2014
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said Ukrainian forces had fired on civilians from the air in Slaviansk in a “punitive operation” that destroyed an international peace plan Moscow has tens of thousands of troops massed on the border and claims the right to invade if needed to protect Russian speakers full story »
Peru - Moscú/Kiev (Agencias) El presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, acusó hoy a Kiev de estar destruyendo la "última esperanza" de una solución pacífica al conflicto con los separatistas con la operación militar lanzada esta mañana en el este de Ucraniau full story »
Russia - Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky has said his surprise release from prison last December was facilitated by an agreement made with President Vladimir Putin to stay away from politics, but added that the deal expires in August. full story »
May 01, 2014
Russia - They were arrested by Russian military forces and charged with piracy, carrying a potential prison term of decades, but released under an amnesty initiated by President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Apr 30, 2014
Cyprus - It is even more the fault of Moscow: President Vladimir Putin has been both emotional and opportunistic. full story »
Apr 29, 2014
Cyprus - It is the heart of an area that Russian President Vladimir Putin described earlier this month as “New Russia”, reviving a term from when the tsars conquered it in the 18th and 19th centuries. full story »
Russia - Up to 5 million Ukrainians work in Russia, sending about $23 billion home to their families every year in remittances, President Vladimir Putin said during his last official meeting with ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Dec 17t full story »
Apr 28, 2014
Cyprus - US President  Barack Obama announced new sanctions against some Russians on Monday to stop President  Vladimir Putin from fomenting the rebellion in  eastern Ukraine, but said he was holding broader measures against  Russia’s economy “in reserve”. full story »
Russia - Since he took over Crimea, President Vladimir Putin has seen his popularity soar and his opposition fall silent. full story »
Armenia - In the result of the negotiations on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic integration processes in the Eurasian territory. full story »
Apr 27, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has done nothing to quell these fears. full story »
Apr 26, 2014
Cyprus - US officials said new sanctions targeting “cronies” of President Vladimir Putin could be unveiled as early as Monday unless Russia moved fast to defuse the crisis, full story »
Peru - A pesar de que Washington y Moscú están actualmente entrelazados en una guerra de palabras sobre la situación en Ucrania, el presidente estadounidense, Barack Obama, afirmó que salvaría a su par ruso, Vladimir Putin, en caso de éste se estuviese ahogando. full story »
Apr 25, 2014
Cyprus - Russian President Vladimir Putin has scoffed at the sanctions so far imposed, which have been limited to travel bans and overseas assets freezes on individuals. full story »
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has scoffed at the sanctions so far imposed, which have been limited to travel bans and overseas assets freezes on individuals. full story »
Armenia - In the result of the negotiations on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic integration processes in the Eurasian territory. full story »
Apr 24, 2014
Peru - PEOR DE LOS ESCENARIOS El presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, "es impredecible", afirmó el viceministro de Exteriores ucraniano, quien aseguró que no descarta "el peor de los escenarios posibles": que Rusia cruce la frontera. full story »
Cyprus - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of “consequences” if Kiev used the army against its own people. full story »
Russia - Lebedev, along with activists Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev of the Left Front political coalition, and Georgian politician Givi Targamadze, were charged in absentia for masterminding what the Kremlin says were "riots" on Moscow's Bolotnaya Ploshchad on May 6, 2012, the day before Vladimir Putin was sworn in his third term as Russian president. full story »
Apr 23, 2014
Russia - 7 Andrei Kolesnikov article headlined "Northern unipolar world" gives an account of President Vladimir Putin's meeting with participants of a teenage expedition to the North Pole; p 3 (686 words)h full story »
Apr 22, 2014
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has created his "New Russia" almost without firing a shot. full story »
Cyprus - One European diplomat said the Geneva deal was a way for Russian President Vladimir Putin to buy time and undermine momentum towards tougher sanctions: “Talks and compromises are just part of his tactics,” said the diplomat “He wants to have Ukraine” PROTECTING RUSSIAN SPEAKERS Putin announced last month that Moscow had the right to intervene in its neighbours to protect Russian speakersa full story »
Apr 21, 2014
Russia - Crimea's plans to become the world's next Las Vegas have received the blessing of President Vladimir Putin, who presented a bill to the State Duma that could transform the formerly Ukrainian peninsula into Russia's fifth official gambling zone. full story »
Cyprus - “The Easter truce has been violated,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement “This provocation … testifies to the lack of will on the part of the Kiev authorities to rein in and disarm nationalists and extremists” The town’s self-appointed pro-Russia mayor placed a curfew on the town and appealed directly to Russia’s Vladimir Putin to consider sending in peacekeeping troops – an outcome Ukraine tried to avoid by holding back its poorly... full story »
Apr 20, 2014
Russia - Psaki said it was Russia that must call on the separatists to evacuate, and that if Russia failed to do so, it would face consequences — making it clear that a third wave of sanctions against President Vladimir Putin's inner circle was on the table. full story »
Apr 18, 2014
Russia - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied an allegation made by President Vladimir Putin that he recorded and leaked a private conversation between them. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Cyprus - “It turns out Vova doesn’t love us as much as we thought” said Alexei, using a diminutive term for Vladimir Putin, the Russian president viewed by many of the separatist militias in eastern Ukraine as their champion and protectort full story »
Apr 17, 2014
Russia - Breaking his tradition of publicly tongue-lashing opponents at home and abroad, President Vladimir Putin assumed a non-predatory stance Thursday to diffuse fears of escalation of the ongoing rift with the West over the Ukraine crisis during his annual live call-in show broadcast on national television and online. full story »
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin, who overturned decades of post-Cold War diplomacy last month by declaring Russia’s right to intervene in neighbouring countries and annexing Ukraine’s Crimea region, accused the authorities in Kiev of plunging the country into an “abyss”. full story »
Apr 16, 2014
Cyprus - Government troops drove seven armoured personnel carriers flying the Ukrainian flag into the town of Kramatorsk after securing control of a nearby airfield from the rebels on Tuesday, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to warn of the risk of civil war. full story »
Russia - Assuming the validity of this interpretation, President Vladimir Putin wants to prevent or postpone an election that would legitimize Ukraine's February revolution and condemn his takeover of Crimea, especially if the election was run honestly and received the OSCE's seal of approval. full story »
Apr 15, 2014
Russia - On March 20 the US slapped sanctions on the bank, calling it the personal bank of the Russian political elite, and labelled its co-owner, billionaire Yury Kovalchuk, a "cashier" of President Vladimir Putin full story »
Peru - Ahora, la anexión rusa de parte del territorio ucraniano –considerado una invasión por Estados Unidos y la Unión Europea- llevó a Washington y los países de la UE a imponer un bloqueo comercial y económico al gobierno de Vladimir Putin, que incluye una reducción de las importaciones de energía. full story »
Cyprus - Rebels in the town of Slaviansk, which was expected on Monday to be the focus of a broad government “anti-terrorist” operation involving the army, issued a bold call for Russian President Vladimir Putin to help them. full story »
Apr 14, 2014
Russia - The leader of pro-Russia separatists in the town of Slovyansk, Vyacheslav Ponomaryov, appealed to President Vladimir Putin on Monday to help defend them against Ukrainian government forces. full story »
Peru - Además, el Kremlin solicitó una reunión urgente con el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU en las próximas horas  En medio del contexto de protestas en territorio ucraniano, el despliegue de hasta 40000 soldados rusos en las fronteras incrementa la tensión en la zona, se presume que Vladimir Putin podría aprovechar la coyuntura para incursionar en territorio ucraniano, luego que el mismo presidente declarara que defenderá a "cualquier precio" a lo... full story »
Apr 13, 2014
Peru - En Moscú, miles de manifestantes protestaron mientras tanto contra la política del presidente Vladimir Putin en Ucrania, en un acto permitido por las autoridades. full story »
Russia - Vladimir Putin looks likely to go down in history as the Russian leader who won back Crimea, but he is fighting to avoid also being remembered as the man who let Ukraine escape from Moscow's sphere of influence. full story »
Cyprus - Recently, and in response to western threats to impose sanctions on Russia, President Vladimir Putin called on Russian companies which work abroad to repatriate themselves. full story »
Apr 11, 2014
Russia - After Russia dispatched troops to Crimea, Ukraine's Russian speakers appealed to President Vladimir Putin in open letters and online videos to say that their rights needed no protection from Moscow. full story »
Cyprus - It still depends on whether Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks that the annexation of Crimea is enough compensation for the humiliation he suffered when his ally in Kiev, former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, was overthrown by a popular revolution. full story »
Apr 10, 2014
Russia - 11 Yury Barsukov et al report headlined "Vladimir Putin changes side in talks" says Gazprom is to discuss the Ukrainian energy problem with the EU, not with Kieva full story »
Apr 09, 2014
Russia - In a sign of the large-scale support Komissarova would receive after the injury, President Vladimir Putin visited her in a Sochi hospital where she underwent an emergency 6 hour operation before being airlifted to Germany for further treatment full story »
Cyprus - Since Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, the European Union has imposed sanctions against the closest allies of President Vladimir Putin, and Group of Seven governments have suspended top-level contacts with Russia. full story »
Apr 08, 2014
Cyprus - The White House warned Russian President Vladimir Putin against moving “overtly or covertly” into eastern Ukraine and said there was strong evidence that pro-Russian demonstrators in the region were being paid. full story »
Russia - Here, we see President Vladimir Putin descending beneath the waves in a submersible, watch activist Alexei Navalny hug his wife in a courtroom after receiving a suspended sentence, and see gay rights activists beaten in the streets, bringing to mind all of the triumphs and controversies of the past year. full story »
Apr 07, 2014
Russia - And last weekend they dealt a stinging loss to President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Cyprus - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on March 1, a week after Yanukovich was overthrown, that Moscow has the right to take military action in Ukraine to protect Russian speakers, creating the biggest confrontation between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. full story »
Apr 06, 2014
Russia - Have President Vladimir Putin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov so smashed the Islamists that all they can do is issue grandiloquent videos proclaiming a caliphate across the Caucasus or blow up the occasional bus? full story »
Apr 05, 2014
Russia - The chief executive of German conglomerate Siemens went as far as meeting President Vladimir Putin in Moscow late last month to reaffirm his company's commitment to Russia, a move that was denounced by several senior German politicians. full story »
Cyprus - Zhirinovsky, whose nationalist Liberal Democratic party largely backs President Vladimir Putin in parliament, said the party would organise pickets at McDonald’s restaurants across the country. full story »
Apr 04, 2014
Russia - Yatsenyuk portrayed Moscow's annexation of Crimea as part of a wider plan by Russian President Vladimir Putin to re-impose control over states that had once fallen under the control of the Soviet Union. full story »
Apr 03, 2014
Russia - The leader of the North Caucasus insurgency Doku Umarov was reported dead last month by a website sympathizing with the militants, marking a success for President Vladimir Putin in his attempts to end the violent struggle against Russian rule. full story »
Apr 02, 2014
Russia - A music video for the song, "Crimea," performed by Liberal Democratic Party member Andrei Ivantsov and posted on YouTube on Tuesday, begins with President Vladimir Putin's announcement about the annexation before the regional deputy and his musical partners serenade the peninsula. full story »
Armenia - Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials have repeatedly stated that the Crimean referendum was in full conformity with the international law and the UN Charter, and also in line with the precedent set by Kosovo’s secession from Serbia in 2008. full story »
Cyprus - So we cannot go on doing business as usual” Russian President Vladimir Putin told Germany’s Angela Merkel in a phone call on Monday he had ordered a partial withdrawal of Russian troops from the eastern Ukrainian border, the German chancellor’s spokesman saidr full story »
Apr 01, 2014
Russia - Oreshkin said there may also be upcoming protests over what demonstrators see as President Vladimir Putin's failure to keep his election promises from May 2012. full story »
Cyprus - Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in December to cut the gas price for Ukraine and provide a financial lifeline to Kiev after its abrupt decision not to sign a trade agreement with the European Union and rebuild economic ties with Moscow instead. full story »
Mar 31, 2014
Peru - Más aún, el presidente Vladimir Putin no asistió a la cumbre y decidió enviar al canciller, Serguei Lavrov, en su lugar. full story »
Mar 30, 2014
Russia - Bank Rossiya is Russia's 15th-largest bank by assets, and the only Russian company that has so far been included on the list of individuals and entities sanctioned over Russia's annexation of Crimea, because of its close links to businessmen seen as personal allies of President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Peru - Este encuentro fue organizado en apenas unas horas tras una llamada telefónica el viernes por la noche entre Barack Obama y Vladimir Putin, el primer contacto entre ambos jefes de Estado desde el anuncio de Washington de sanciones económicas contra el círculo cercano del presidente ruso. full story »
Cyprus - The third reset came at Russian President Vladimir Putin’s initiative, when he offered Russian assistance in the campaign in Afghanistan after the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. full story »
Mar 29, 2014
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Cyprus - Thinking of Russian President Vladimir Putin as a master strategist will undermine their ability to respond constructively. full story »
Mar 28, 2014
Peru - Si Vladimir Putin quisiera cerrar la llave y dejar a Europa sin gas Europa, podría hacerlo sin mayores problemas. full story »
Russia - The legal desire of the Crimean people and those in the eastern regions of Ukraine to join Russia evokes hysteria on the part of the United States and its allies," said Alexander Malevany, the FSB's counterterrorism director, at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin "They are undertaking measures to disrupt the social, political and economic life of our country," Malevany added "In such circumstances, we are planning and implementing a... full story »
Mar 27, 2014
Cyprus - Berezovsky, who helped broker Vladimir Putin’s rise to the Kremlin’s top job only to become his sworn enemy, was found dead with a ligature around his neck in the bathroom of a luxury mansion in Ascot, an affluent English town near Queen Elizabeth’s Windsor Castle, west of London. full story »
Russia - Kozak, 55, has been a member of President Vladimir Putin's inner circle for more than a decade — he was even expected by some to be Putin's successor in 2008 — and is sometimes described as the president's handyman for such large-scale endeavors. full story »
Peru - Según la encuestadora, desde 1999 hasta la mitad del 2013 se tenía una visión más positiva que negativa acerca de Rusia La popularidad de Putin entre los estadounidenses, según indica esta encuesta, ha venido disminuyendo desde 2002 (Foto: Reuters) El 68 % de los estadounidenses considera a Rusia un país hostil o en... full story »
Armenia - YEREVAN, MARCH 27, ARMENPRESS: The rating of approval to work of incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin has reached a new historic maximum of 823% in Russia at the end of March, results of a sociological survey conducted by the All-Russia Public Opinion Research Center (WCIOM) suggestedW full story »
Mar 26, 2014
Cyprus - US President Barack Obama said after a summit with top EU officials that Russian President Vladimir Putin had miscalculated if he thought he could divide the West or count on its indifference over his annexation of Crimea. full story »
Mar 25, 2014
Peru - El encuentro de los representantes del bloque girará en torno de la crisis que vive Ucrania, y si endurecerán o no las sanciones a Rusia, luego de que Vladimir Putin firmara la anexión de Crimea a su terrirotio (Foto: AP) El presidente de EEUU, Barack Obama, confirmó en La Haya que su Gobierno propondrá al Congreso poner fin al espionaje masivo y acumulación de datos telefónicos por parte de la Agenci... full story »
Russia - NEW YORK — In 2007, when Torbjorn Tornqvist first emerged from the shadows of the Geneva-based oil trading empire he helped build, he had one message: President Vladimir Putin has nothing to do with Gunvor. full story »
Mar 24, 2014
Russia - Washington imposed sanctions on Thursday against 20 Russians close to President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's involvement in the Ukraine crisis, including Boris Rotenberg and his brother Arkady, the co-owners of SMP Bank. full story »
Mar 23, 2014
Cyprus - Russian troops, using armoured vehicles, automatic weapons and stun grenades, seized some of the the last military facilities under Ukrainian control on Saturday in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russian President Vladimir Putin formally annexed the day before. full story »
Russia - Far from dividing President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, US sanctions are drawing them ever closer together behind the former KGB spy and his drive to create a Great Russiai full story »
Mar 22, 2014
Peru - Las acciones de Rusia es una reacción forzada y ayuda prestada por la solicitud del pueblo de la península  El día 21 de marzo con la firma de la Ley constitucional correspondiente por el presidente Vladimir Putin culminó el proceso jurídico de la reunificación de Crimea con la Federación de Rusiaá full story »
Mar 21, 2014
Peru - Estados Unidos ha aumentado la presión contra Rusia después de que el presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, firmara esta semana la anexión de la península de Crimea tras el referéndum celebrado el pasado fin de semana, en el que se respaldó mayoritariamente la adhesión a Rusia. full story »
Russia - It now remains for President Vladimir Putin to sign the treaty into law, which he is set to do later Friday, Reuters reported. full story »
Armenia - The treaty, ratified by a 443-1 vote with no abstentions, was signed at the Kremlin on March 18 by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Crimean State Council Chairman Vladimir Konstantinov, Crimean Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov and Sevastopol Mayor Aleksei Chaliy. full story »
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty to bring the Ukrainian region into Russia on Tuesday and the lower house of parliament was expected to ratify it later on Thursday. full story »
Mar 20, 2014
Russia - As Russia's State Duma on Thursday ratified the annexation of Crimea and the Black Sea port of Sevastopol to Russia, the US kept good on a promise for "serious consequences" by hitting high-ranking individuals reportedly tied to President Vladimir Putin with sanctions — but Russia quickly hit back with its own listu full story »
Mar 19, 2014
Armenia - The Department of Mass Media and Public Relations of the President’s Staff of the Republic of Armenia informed Armenpress that Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin discussed a number of current issues related to the Armenian-Russian bilateral cooperation, as well as issues related to international and regional agenda. full story »
Mar 18, 2014
Armenia - Defying Ukrainian protests and Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia again but said he did not plan to seize any other regions of Ukraine. full story »
Nov 05, 2013
Russia - Kasparov, a veteran opposition leader in Russia and a well-known critic of President Vladimir Putin, has in recent years spent much of his time abroad. full story »
Nov 01, 2013
Cyprus - The 30-year-old ex-CIA employee and NSA contractor, who fled to Moscow via Hong Kong earlier this year and was given political asylum by President Vladimir Putin, said he had been forced into exile for acting according to his “moral duty”. full story »
Russia - "Valery Gergiev is a friend, ally and supporter of the Russian tyrant Vladimir Putin, whose regime is arresting peaceful protesters and opposition leaders," Tatchell said "I ask you to oppose tyranny and show your support for the Russian peoplea" full story »
Oct 31, 2013
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin has rejected US pleas to send Snowden home to face charges including espionage, and the temporary asylum he was granted in early August can be extended annuallyy full story »
Russia - Thus, President Vladimir Putin was dead wrong when he explained in June why the Snowden affair is not worth his trouble: "It's like shearing a pig," Putin said "There is lots of squealing and little wooll" full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin stated this at the course of the press conference dedicated to the results of the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. full story »
Oct 30, 2013
Peru - El presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, es el nuevo hombre más poderoso del mundo, según el ránking de este año de la revista Forbes. full story »
Russia - Observers have speculated that the investigations are part of an ongoing feud between hard-liners in law enforcement agencies loyal to President Vladimir Putin and a more liberal camp of officials led by Medvedev. full story »
Oct 29, 2013
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Russia - In 2012, President Vladimir Putin pledged to boost Russia's position in the standings from 120th to 20th by 2018. full story »
Oct 28, 2013
Pakistan - Bild said Merkel’s predecessor Gerhard Schroeder was also in the NSA’s sights because of his vocal opposition to the US invasion of Iraq and close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Oct 26, 2013
Peru - La ONG quiere que el primer ministro francés Jean-Marc Ayrault presione para lograr la liberación del grupo cuando se reúna con el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin la semana próxima. full story »
Armenia - In the result of the negotiations on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic integration processes in the Eurasian territory. full story »
Oct 25, 2013
Armenia - Vladimir Putin noted this at the course of the press conference dedicated to the results of the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. full story »
Oct 24, 2013
Russia - Russia's "gay propaganda" law, signed by President Vladimir Putin in July, has drawn criticism from scores of celebrities — including Madonna, Lady Gaga, Elton John and Mikhail Baryshnikov. full story »
Armenia - Armenpress reports citing Itar-tass that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin underscored it at the session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk. full story »
Cyprus - Because President Vladimir Putin’s rule depends on the continuation of that fragile prosperity. full story »
Oct 23, 2013
Russia - For those who thought Islamic terrorism in the North Caucasus ended when President Vladimir Putin declared an end to Russia's "counter-terrorist operations" in Chechnya in April 2009, the attack in Volgograd is evidence that they were wrong. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Oct 22, 2013
Russia - In Ufa on Tuesday, President Vladimir Putin accused foreign rivals of using radical Islam to weaken the Russian state. full story »
Armenia - In the result of the negotiations on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic integration processes in the Eurasian territory. full story »
Oct 21, 2013
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin has staked his reputation on the Games and ordered authorities to boost security in the North Caucasus, where the Islamist insurgency is rooted in two post-Soviet wars pitting Chechen separatists against the Kremlin. full story »
Russia - He said his Anti-Corruption Fund had launched a website allowing users to send letters opposing the reform to State Duma deputies, Federation Council members, President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. full story »
Oct 20, 2013
Pakistan - Singh will meet President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Monday with the focus on arms purchases. full story »
Russia - Success might even make President Vladimir Putin feel secure enough to loosen some of the screws he has tightened since his re-election in 2012. full story »
Oct 19, 2013
Armenia - Vladimir Putin, Honorable President of the United States Mr. full story »
Oct 18, 2013
Cyprus - Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova are serving a two-year sentence for what critics termed a profanity-laden protest against President Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s main cathedral. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Russia - President Vladimir Putin has sanctioned a "broad" amnesty for the 20th anniversary of the Constitution, marked on Dec 12e full story »
Peru - Once premios Nobel le escribieron al presidente de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, para que retire los cargos de piratería presentados contra 30 activistas y periodistas de Greenpeace arrestados por una protesta contra la extracción de petróleo en el Ártico el mes pasado. full story »
Oct 17, 2013
Russia - International pressure on Russia over the arrest of Greenpeace activists has mounted Thursday, as 11 Nobel Peace Prize winners urged President Vladimir Putin to drop the piracy charges against them. full story »
Armenia - YEREVAN, OCTOBER 17, ARMENPRESS: The letter of the Armenian writer and publicist Zori Balayan, addressed to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, only states the entire historical truth and presents the current situation related to the Nagorno Karabakh Republic. full story »
Austria - Mangott: Offiziell bemüht sich die Staatsführung und insbesondere Vladimir Putin den multinationalen Charakter des Landes zu betonen. full story »
Oct 16, 2013
Russia - The law, signed by President Vladimir Putin in July, imposes heavy fines on those convicted of promoting "non-traditional relations" toward minors. full story »
Oct 14, 2013
Russia - President Vladimir Putin's intervention in the Syria crisis and his editorial in The New York Times were part of a diplomatic masterstroke that left USb full story »
Armenia - Vladimir Putin, who stated: - "We consider it essential that in shaping positions on various issues the CSTO countries are guided by allied commitments and consider the views of the partners." full story »
Oct 13, 2013
Russia - A Rosneft source confirmed that Mobius had written a letter to Sechin, who is a close former aide to President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Oct 11, 2013
Cyprus - Washington blamed President Assad for the August sarin attack, a charge he denied, while Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed rebelsv full story »
Oct 10, 2013
Russia - President Vladimir Putin wants to present Russia as a nation advanced and prosperous enough after his 13 years in power to host an Olympic Games, so Ernst will likely feel pressure to put on a highly memorable show. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Cyprus - President Vladimir Putin rejected repeated American pleas to hand Snowden over to the United States but has denied Russia had any role in Snowden’s disclosures or that its intelligence agencies were working with him in any way. full story »
Oct 09, 2013
Russia - President Vladimir Putin was at once the personification of that compromise and its guarantor. full story »
Peru - El presidente ruso Vladimir Putin exigió una disculpa a Holanda después de que un diplomático ruso fue arrestado durante el fin de semana. full story »
Oct 08, 2013
Russia - This is true for the simple reason that an avatar of former Vice President Alexander Rutskoi, who did not manage to take power in 1993, later came to power in 1999 has continued to rule Russia for the past 14 years in the form of President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Oct 07, 2013
Russia - His successor, President Vladimir Putin, later supported the idea. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Oct 06, 2013
Russia - President Vladimir Putin lit a cauldron with the Sochi 2014 Olympic flame Sunday in a grandiose ceremony on Moscow's Red Square marking the beginning of a relay that will see the flame visit almost every corner of the country. full story »
Oct 04, 2013
Russia - His successor, President Vladimir Putin, later supported the idea. full story »
Oct 03, 2013
Russia - Last month, President Vladimir Putin instructed the council to submit proposals for the amnesty, and much of the attention has been on whether it will apply to prominent prisoners such as former billionaire oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky or Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina. full story »
Armenia - The meeting of the USA president Barack Obama and RF president Vladimir Putin on October 7, in Bali Island, Indonesia, will take place within the frameworks of Asia-Pacific Forum (ATES) of Economic Cooperationt full story »
Cyprus - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday global powers were “on the right track” with a plan to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons and could avert military intervention in the conflict if they worked together. full story »
Oct 02, 2013
Russia - The worst of the economic crisis is over and the economy is under control, but it is time to steer the economy back into growth mode, President Vladimir Putin said at an investment forum Wednesday. full story »
Oct 01, 2013
Russia - The resolution singles out laws implemented by President Vladimir Putin since his return to the Kremlin for a third term that it says have restricted basic freedoms. full story »
Armenia - The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his support to the abovementioned decision of Armenia and informed about the readiness of the Russian side to support the process. full story »
Sep 30, 2013
Russia - According to the logic of totalitarian rulers, only President Vladimir Putin had the right to decide the man's fate. full story »
Sep 28, 2013
Armenia - In the result of the negotiations on September 3, 2013 in Moscow the Presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Vladimir Putin confirmed the aim of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation in the direction of further development of economic integration processes in the Eurasian territory. full story »
Sep 27, 2013
Russia - He said he timed the article in Vedomosti to coincide with the 5th anniversary of the global economic crisis that began in 2008, but the lengthy political statement also came out after a slate of rebukes to the Cabinet from President Vladimir Putin. full story »
Sep 26, 2013
Russia - I am also happy that, as I have been told, the decree that is giving me Russian citizenship is awaiting President Vladimir Putin's signature on his desk. full story »
Sep 25, 2013
Russia - The next day, The New York Times published an op-ed by President Vladimir Putin in which he objected to American exceptionalism. full story »
Sep 24, 2013
Russia - Despite the official agenda, however, the most heated topic was the recent ban on adoptions of Russian children by American families, signed into law by President Vladimir Putin in December 2012. full story »
Sep 23, 2013
Russia - That's a central aspect of President Vladimir Putin's rule, although the precedents go far back in Russian history. full story »