Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call that the Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement was the right step towards a lasting solution, the Turkish presidency said on Tuesday. Russian peacekeeping troops deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday under a deal that halted six weeks of fighting between[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says nuclear energy is on the agenda of the Russia-Africa summit, under way in the Russian city of Sochi. Russia-Africa Summit https://t.co/IPuDJjQEy0 — PresidencyZA (@PresidencyZA) October 24, 2019 47 African leaders are attending the summit. Ahead of the summit which started on Thursday, Rwandan officials approved a deal with Russia[…]
Vladimir Putin will lead Russia for another six years, after securing an expected victory in Sunday’s presidential election. Mr Putin, who has ruled the country as either president or prime minister since 1999, got more than 76% of the vote, official results show. The main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was[…]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed new nuclear weapons he said could hit any target around the globe with little chance of interception. Putin warned during his annual state of the nation speech on Thursday that an attack on Russia or any of its allies would elicit an immediate response[…]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to withdraw Russia from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which prosecutes war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Russia in 2000 signed the Rome treaty which established the Hague-based court, but never ratified it. Putin’s decree, published on the Kremlin’s website on[…]
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a pull out of “the main part” of his troops fighting in Syria. The announcement came just hours after peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition got under way in the Swiss city of Geneva on Monday. “The task presented to the[…]
President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow. Russia, which had declined to cooperate in the inquiry, described Britain’s handling of the case as opaque and[…]
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. “We never said there were no people there who were carrying out certain tasks including in the military sphere,” Putin[…]
Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out at “part of the leadership in Turkey” during his annual address to the parliament, accusing Ankara of having trade ties with terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq. He also promised more sanctions for Turkey over downing of the Russian jet. Putin said Russia still[…]
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