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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Friday 21 August, 2020

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment
# Siberia
# Siberia

Alexei Navalny: Russian doctors let Putin critic fly to Berlin for medical treatment

Aug 21st 2020, 10:28 PM 34,599 Views 19 Comments

His family and supporters believe he was poisoned.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Russian opposition leader in intensive care after apparent poisoning

Aug 20th 2020, 8:06 AM 42,665 Views 37 Comments

Alexei Navalny is in a “serious condition” according to his spokesperson.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin
# Minsk
# Minsk

Thousands continue protests in Belarus as president discusses unrest with Vladimir Putin

Aug 15th 2020, 12:18 PM 19,334 Views 13 Comments

Crowds gathered in Minsk to honour a protester who died during this week’s crackdown.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Putin claims Russia has developed the 'first' Covid-19 vaccine - and says his daughter has been given it

Updated Aug 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 75,990 Views 135 Comments

The World Health Organization said approval of the vaccine would require a rigorous review to show its safety.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,304 Views 32 Comments

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic
# Moscow
# Moscow

Disinfection tunnels installed to protect Vladimir Putin from pandemic

Jun 17th 2020, 1:30 PM 21,825 Views 20 Comments

One was installed at his residence and two more at the Kremlin, according to his spokesman.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 1 June, 2020

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036
# Putin It Out There
# Putin It Out There

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

Jun 1st 2020, 6:43 PM 23,440 Views 87 Comments

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 28 February, 2020

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria
# Idlib
# Idlib

UN warns 'major international confrontation' possible after 33 Turkish troops killed in Syria

Feb 28th 2020, 9:32 PM 18,977 Views 24 Comments

The soldiers were killed in the province of Idlib by a Syrian air strike last night.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

The Russian government has resigned
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

The Russian government has resigned

Jan 15th 2020, 2:19 PM 72,671 Views 45 Comments

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned over a series of constitutional reforms proposed by Vladimir Putin.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 27 December, 2019

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound
# Avangard
# Avangard

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

Dec 27th 2019, 4:01 PM 45,356 Views 99 Comments

The weapon can make sharp manoeuvres en route to its target, making it harder to intercept.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy
# Putin's Promise
From The42
# Putin's Promise

Putin makes Euro 2020 vow to Uefa despite Russia doping controversy

Nov 27th 2019, 5:20 PM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

“We will do everything not to let down you, fans and players,” Putin told Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'
# Opposition Leader
# Opposition Leader

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 10:10 PM 28,249 Views 66 Comments

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment
# Barents Sea
# Barents Sea

Russia says fatal fire on submarine started in vessel's battery compartment

Jul 4th 2019, 4:27 PM 10,505 Views 26 Comments

Russia’s Defence Minister has said the fire did not impact its nuclear reactor.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'There was no emergency callback': Why the abrupt cancellation of a Pence event prompted a frenzy of speculation
# Pence Times
# Pence Times

'There was no emergency callback': Why the abrupt cancellation of a Pence event prompted a frenzy of speculation

Jul 3rd 2019, 8:52 AM 22,566 Views 24 Comments

A grave-sounding announcement from a Pence official, coupled with events in Russia let to swirl of rumours.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'
# Sea Of Okhotsk
# Sea Of Okhotsk

Russia to release 100 illegally captured whales from 'jail'

Jun 20th 2019, 8:12 PM 17,045 Views 15 Comments

Celebrities, including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and TV star Pamela Anderson, had called for their release.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 26 April, 2019

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Apr 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 7,577 Views 36 Comments

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
# First Meeting
# First Meeting

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Apr 25th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,895 Views 33 Comments

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
# Russian Talks
# Russian Talks

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,905 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia'
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

Former Fulham striker criticised after saying 'it's laughable when a black player represents Russia'

Mar 19th 2019, 9:56 PM 13,036 Views 6 Comments

Vladimir Putin’s human rights advisor, Mikhail Fedotov, has hit out at recent comments made by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 14 January, 2019

Trump denies ever working for Russia, says 'it's all a big fat hoax'
# Denied
# Denied

Trump denies ever working for Russia, says 'it's all a big fat hoax'

Jan 14th 2019, 9:54 PM 11,844 Views 42 Comments

Trump’s angry comments sought to bat down a mounting controversy over his alleged ties to the Kremlin.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
# Spy
# Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,464 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Trump sets up stormy G20 summit after he abruptly cancels meeting with Putin
# Frenemies
# Frenemies

Trump sets up stormy G20 summit after he abruptly cancels meeting with Putin

Nov 29th 2018, 10:38 PM 15,734 Views 61 Comments

Trump called off Saturday’s bilateral with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal
# Cold War Era
# Cold War Era

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal

Updated Oct 21st 2018, 1:44 PM 32,167 Views 57 Comments

The US has accused Russia of breaking the terms of the treaty signed during the 1980s.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'
# Et Tu Sergei
# Et Tu Sergei

Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:20 PM 13,299 Views 54 Comments

The Russian President was visibly angry when he was speaking about Skripal today in Moscow.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy
# Ruslan Boshirov/anatoly Chepiga
# Ruslan Boshirov/anatoly Chepiga

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy

Sep 26th 2018, 10:50 PM 30,816 Views 102 Comments

British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 17 September, 2018

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib
# Syria
# Syria

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib

Sep 17th 2018, 6:42 PM 6,320 Views 37 Comments

The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
# Novichok
# Novichok

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Sep 12th 2018, 8:41 AM 16,505 Views 69 Comments

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 7 September, 2018

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas
# UK
# UK

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas

Sep 7th 2018, 5:09 PM 15,180 Views 54 Comments

British authorities have issued arrest warrants for two suspected members of Russian military intelligence.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry
# Russia
# Russia

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Aug 29th 2018, 9:18 PM 13,601 Views 23 Comments

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Top US spy says 'awkward' reaction to Trump-Putin summit 'wasn't meant to be disrespectful'
# Dan Coats
# Dan Coats

Top US spy says 'awkward' reaction to Trump-Putin summit 'wasn't meant to be disrespectful'

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:14 AM 15,114 Views 29 Comments

When told during a live interview that Trump had invited Putin to the US, Dan Coats sighed and said “OK. That’s going to be special.”.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House
# Off Guard
# Off Guard

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House

Jul 20th 2018, 7:27 AM 36,893 Views 59 Comments

The Washington meeting could happen as early as this autumn.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit
# Helsinki Summit
# Helsinki Summit

Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit

Jul 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 23,399 Views 58 Comments

President Putin today told Russian diplomats his views following the summit in Helsinki on Monday.

Donald Trump says he would hold Putin personally responsible for election meddling
# Changing Tune
# Changing Tune

Donald Trump says he would hold Putin personally responsible for election meddling

Jul 19th 2018, 7:22 AM 20,487 Views 131 Comments

Trump has been backpedaling on on comments he made in Helsinki.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia

Updated Jul 18th 2018, 10:25 PM 24,131 Views 117 Comments

Earlier today, Trump took to Twitter to insist that the summit had been a success.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm
# Helsinking Ship
# Helsinking Ship

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm

Jul 17th 2018, 7:19 AM 20,248 Views 62 Comments

Trump said he ‘doesn’t see any reason’ why Russia would meddle in US elections.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea
# Annexation
# Annexation

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea

Jun 30th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,740 Views 43 Comments

“We’re going to have to see.”

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland next month
# Getting To Know You
# Getting To Know You

Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland next month

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,250 Views 37 Comments

Hawkish US envoy John Bolton was received in Moscow with top honours.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018
# Football Feast In The East
# Football Feast In The East

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018

Jun 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 15,107 Views 14 Comments

The tournament kicks off in Russia later today.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 7 May, 2018

'We have revived pride in our fatherland' - Putin sworn in for fourth term
# Putin Him In Charge
# Putin Him In Charge

'We have revived pride in our fatherland' - Putin sworn in for fourth term

May 7th 2018, 1:36 PM 11,784 Views 62 Comments

“As head of state I will do all I can to multiply the strength, prosperity and fame of Russia.”

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Dutch lawyer becomes first person sentenced in Trump-Russia probe
# Robert Mueller
# Robert Mueller

Dutch lawyer becomes first person sentenced in Trump-Russia probe

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 24,096 Views 54 Comments

Alex van der Zwaan has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $20,000.