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#Putin

# putin - Thursday 15 December, 2016

US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

US news network claims Putin directly involved in Hillary Clinton hack

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 AM 13,022 Views 167 Comments

Intelligence officials are said to have a “high level of confidence”, according to NBC.

# putin - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men
# Power Rangers
# Power Rangers

Putin and Trump named the world's most powerful men

Dec 14th 2016, 9:09 PM 10,241 Views 83 Comments

“From the motherland to Syria to the US presidential elections, Putin continues to get what he wants.”

# putin - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US
# World Leaders React
# World Leaders React

Putin congratulates Trump, says he wants to 'improve relations' between Russia and US

Nov 9th 2016, 9:58 AM 12,409 Views 38 Comments

A lot of far-right leaders are very happy with the election result.

# putin - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
# Putin It Up To Them
# Putin It Up To Them

Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 11,701 Views 96 Comments

The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.

# putin - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead
# Putin
# Putin

While a ceasefire takes hold in Syria, the war in eastern Europe rumbles on with almost 10,000 dead

Sep 14th 2016, 9:33 PM 19,317 Views 53 Comments

Clashes of the conflict have returned to the highest level in a year.

# putin - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama
# US Election
# US Election

Trump says Putin is "far more" of a leader than Barack Obama

Sep 8th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,262 Views 139 Comments

According to the Republican presidential nominee, Putin “has very strong control over a country”.

# putin - Thursday 1 September, 2016

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin
# Kremz Bantz
# Kremz Bantz

These teenage students from Eton secured a personal audience with Vladimir Putin

Sep 1st 2016, 6:53 PM 22,954 Views 43 Comments

The Russian President has kept Queen Elizabeth II and the Pope waiting, but recently found time to meet a group of privileged students from Britain’s elite school in possibly his weirdest photo-op.

# putin - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Ordinary Russians have all had their hot water shut off in an annual 'ritual shutdown'
# Cold Shower
# Cold Shower

Ordinary Russians have all had their hot water shut off in an annual 'ritual shutdown'

Aug 28th 2016, 10:15 AM 25,496 Views 26 Comments

From Vladivostok on the Pacific coast to Russia’s European exclave Kaliningrad, millions of residents are forced each year to shiver through icy showers.

# putin - Monday 15 August, 2016

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine
# Paul Manafort
# Paul Manafort

Trump adviser denies receiving illegal cash payments from Ukraine

Aug 15th 2016, 9:17 PM 16,061 Views 30 Comments

Paul Manafort previously worked as a consultant for former president Viktor Yanukovych’s party.

# putin - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up
# Hug It Out
# Hug It Out

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

Aug 9th 2016, 7:23 PM 10,246 Views 61 Comments

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

# putin - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails
# Cold Cyber Wars
# Cold Cyber Wars

Listen as Donald Trump challenges Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails

Jul 27th 2016, 9:01 PM 29,355 Views 117 Comments

And yes, you read that correctly.

# putin - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights
# Putin It Off
# Putin It Off

Putin has put off meeting Elton John to talk about gay rights

May 26th 2016, 6:03 PM 9,840 Views 24 Comments

The popular singer is due to meet the Russian leader at some stage to discuss matters in Russia.

# putin - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
# Compensation
# Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,703 Views 100 Comments

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# putin - Thursday 7 April, 2016

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

"Your humble servant is not there" - Putin rejects links to corruption

Apr 7th 2016, 5:36 PM 10,933 Views 34 Comments

“What element of corruption? There is none at all,” he insisted.

# putin - Thursday 17 March, 2016

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad
# Putin The Boot In
# Putin The Boot In

The Kremlin is NOT happy with Donald Trump's latest ad

Mar 17th 2016, 3:56 PM 23,395 Views 53 Comments

It calls Vladimir Putin and Islamic State America’s “toughest opponents”.

# putin - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

# putin - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'
# Alexander Litvinenko
# Alexander Litvinenko

Russia says claims Putin ordered poisoning of ex-spy 'a joke'

Jan 21st 2016, 4:24 PM 29,291 Views 149 Comments

A UK probe found that Putin ‘probably approved’ the killing.

# putin - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog
# Konni
# Konni

Putin denies trying to scare Angela Merkel with his dog

Jan 12th 2016, 11:01 AM 24,804 Views 49 Comments

The German chancellor was not a fan of Konni.

# putin - Friday 1 January, 2016

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world
# Follow My Lead
# Follow My Lead

Ten quotes about leadership from the most powerful people in the world

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 29,039 Views 36 Comments

“There’s nothing wrong with being ambitious.”

# putin - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference
# Lick The USA
# Lick The USA

Vladimir Putin basically trolled the world at his epic end-of-year press conference

Dec 17th 2015, 9:34 PM 27,549 Views 75 Comments

Donald Trump? “Outstanding man.” Sepp Blatter? “Should be given the Nobel Peace Prize.”

# putin - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

Nov 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 15,179 Views 121 Comments

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

# putin - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'
# Increased Tensions
# Increased Tensions

Turkey won't apologise to Russia for 'treacherous stabs in the back'

Nov 26th 2015, 3:27 PM 14,136 Views 140 Comments

And Vladimir Putin is not happy.

# putin - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Russian soldier killed while trying to rescue pilots in plane shot down by Turkey
# Heightened Tensions
# Heightened Tensions

Russian soldier killed while trying to rescue pilots in plane shot down by Turkey

Nov 25th 2015, 8:34 AM 22,693 Views 151 Comments

One of the pilots was killed while the second is reportedly with the Syrian army.

# putin - Thursday 19 November, 2015

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly
# Red Pen In Red Square
# Red Pen In Red Square

If you're going to use a fake letter, make sure you can at least speak the language properly

Nov 19th 2015, 10:09 PM 27,095 Views 17 Comments

A Russian newspaper found this out the hard way.

# putin - Friday 6 November, 2015

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster
# Metrojet
# Metrojet

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster

Nov 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 37,529 Views 119 Comments

“This has nothing to do with democracy or self-expression. It is sacrilege.”

# putin - Friday 23 October, 2015

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians
# USSRYou Serious?
# USSRYou Serious?

Russian politicians plan to outlaw coming out - but not for "more reasonable" lesbians

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:20 PM 13,106 Views 62 Comments

“We think women are…more able to manage their emotions. So far, we’re not touching women.”

# putin - Thursday 22 October, 2015

An emoji could have damaged relations between two major nations
# Red Faced
# Red Faced

An emoji could have damaged relations between two major nations

Oct 22nd 2015, 2:36 PM 25,622 Views 11 Comments

Apparently Vladimir Putin would have loved it though.

# putin - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?
# Flying Visit
# Flying Visit

Assad made his first foreign visit in four years. Guess where he went?

Oct 21st 2015, 8:41 AM 13,145 Views 129 Comments

A Kremlin spokesman described it as a “working visit”.

# putin - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?
# Endgame
# Endgame

Explainer: What in the name of Putin is Russia up to in Syria?

Oct 18th 2015, 9:00 PM 31,106 Views 97 Comments

The Russian President doesn’t want to get bogged down in an un-winnable civil war.

# putin - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

WATCH: Putin plays ice hockey with the pros and, amazingly, scores loads of goals
# Birthday Boy
# Birthday Boy

WATCH: Putin plays ice hockey with the pros and, amazingly, scores loads of goals

Oct 7th 2015, 10:59 PM 18,002 Views 59 Comments

Who would have thought…

# putin - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State
# Syria
# Syria

US 'gravely concerned' as Russia bombs areas not controlled by Islamic State

Sep 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 37,517 Views 211 Comments

It’s Moscow’s first engagement in a distant theatre of war since the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan.

# putin - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

They may not get on ... but these two will be working together to fight Islamic State

Sep 29th 2015, 1:59 PM 17,373 Views 130 Comments

“I believe that President Obama heard what President Putin had to say,” Russia’s top diplomat said, after their meeting.

# putin - Monday 28 September, 2015

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad
# Cold War Kids
# Cold War Kids

Obama slams Russia and Iran for supporting 'child-killing tyrant' Assad

Sep 28th 2015, 4:40 PM 24,005 Views 149 Comments

The US president is due to meet Putin for the first time in over two years later today.

# putin - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke
# Don't Hang Up
# Don't Hang Up

Vladimir Putin phoned Elton John, and this time it wasn't a joke

Sep 24th 2015, 10:12 PM 22,173 Views 24 Comments

Suppose you could say they were Putin the world to rights…

# putin - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call
# Putin On A Show
# Putin On A Show

Listen: Elton John agrees to go to Moscow Pride parade in hoax call

Sep 17th 2015, 10:18 AM 18,115 Views 32 Comments

Audio of the hoax call has been published. The singer says it’s an honour to speak to “one of the most influential people” in the world.

# putin - Monday 31 August, 2015

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament
# Live Grenades
# Live Grenades

Chaos in Kiev: One killed and dozens injured in clashes outside parliament

Aug 31st 2015, 11:40 PM 12,569 Views 52 Comments

Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained.

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer
# Gym Swag
# Gym Swag

Putin hits the gym, brings along a professional photographer

Aug 31st 2015, 5:10 PM 27,241 Views 88 Comments

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

# putin - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic
# Oil And Gas
# Oil And Gas

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic

Aug 5th 2015, 10:18 AM 13,188 Views 33 Comments

The claim would potentially give Russia access to an estimated 4.9 BILLION tonnes of hydrocarbons.

# putin - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga
# Warrior Pose
# Warrior Pose

Vladimir Putin is nervous about starting yoga

Jul 9th 2015, 6:15 AM 13,770 Views 38 Comments

“I’ll see what I am able to do based on my physical aptitude.” No more than yourself.

# putin - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer
# Back To The Ussr
# Back To The Ussr

Former KGB employee gets €8,000 after being sacked from his job as a lawyer

Jun 24th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,877 Views 9 Comments

Lithuania’s KGB Act prevents former KGB employees obtaining employment in various sectors.