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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
# Present Danger
# Present Danger

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

Feb 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,798 Views 22 Comments

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers
# Friendly Fire
# Friendly Fire

Putin apologises after Russian air strike accidentally kills three Turkish soldiers

Feb 9th 2017, 5:09 PM 13,746 Views 26 Comments

Russian and Turkish authorities appear keen to move on after today’s airstrike.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election
# Convenient
# Convenient

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Feb 8th 2017, 10:39 PM 16,765 Views 44 Comments

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 3 February, 2017

Kremlin critic hospitalised after suffering organ failure
# Vladimir Kara-Murza
# Vladimir Kara-Murza

Kremlin critic hospitalised after suffering organ failure

Feb 3rd 2017, 9:57 PM 23,627 Views 54 Comments

John McCain said he was “heartbroken” by the news.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump
# Make Brexit Great Again
# Make Brexit Great Again

Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump

Jan 22nd 2017, 12:03 PM 14,272 Views 62 Comments

Trade deals will be high on the agenda, as May looks to US-UK cooperation post-Brexit

# vladimir-putin - Friday 6 January, 2017

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

US intelligence says Putin ordered hacking campaign to help Trump win

Jan 6th 2017, 10:06 PM 18,334 Views 226 Comments

A new report says the Russian president acted on grudges against the US after being embarrassed by the Panama Papers and the Olympic doping scandal.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 23 December, 2016

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

Trump 'calls for arms race' after nuclear weapons comment

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:33 PM 15,704 Views 70 Comments

The US President-elect had said the US needs to expand its nuclear capabilities until “the world comes to its senses regarding nukes”.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'
# Cold War Of Words
# Cold War Of Words

Trump says America needs to boost nuclear capability until 'world comes to its senses'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:53 PM 12,805 Views 67 Comments

The US President-elect made the comment a few hours after Vladimir Putin said something similar about Russia.

# vladimir-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 10,237 Views 83 Comments

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

# vladimir-putin - Friday 9 December, 2016

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign
# The Kremlin
# The Kremlin

Obama orders review of hacking during US election campaign

Dec 9th 2016, 7:54 PM 9,674 Views 24 Comments

The White House said the review is not intended to question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 28 November, 2016

Wife of Putin aide performs controversial 'Holocaust dance' on Russian celebrity ice dancing programme
# Ice Age
# Ice Age

Wife of Putin aide performs controversial 'Holocaust dance' on Russian celebrity ice dancing programme

Nov 28th 2016, 9:30 AM 19,342 Views 48 Comments

Tatyana Navka and her partner performed a dance to a song from Holocaust drama Life Is Beautiful while dressed as concentration camp internees.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 26 November, 2016

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death
# Book Of Condolence
# Book Of Condolence

President Higgins expresses his "great sadness" upon hearing of Fidel Castro's death

Nov 26th 2016, 7:25 PM 34,379 Views 189 Comments

Donald Trump, meanwhile, called Castro a “brutal dictator who oppressed his people for six decades”.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 21 November, 2016

Philippine President meets his 'hero' Putin to give out about US "hypocrisy and bullying"
# Best Mates
# Best Mates

Philippine President meets his 'hero' Putin to give out about US "hypocrisy and bullying"

Nov 21st 2016, 7:46 AM 8,535 Views 22 Comments

Since taking office in June, the foul-mouthed Duterte has upended the Philippines’ historical military alliance with the United States.

# vladimir-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 12,262 Views 38 Comments

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

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 20 October, 2016

As new grope-accuser comes forward, Trump says he will only accept the election result "if I win"
# Heads I Win Tails You Lose
# Heads I Win Tails You Lose

As new grope-accuser comes forward, Trump says he will only accept the election result "if I win"

Oct 20th 2016, 8:50 PM 38,033 Views 145 Comments

The billionaire mogul says he will accept a “clear election result” next month, but he will reserve the right to challenge the outcome if he feels it is “questionable”.

# vladimir-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 11,696 Views 94 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.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

Michael Conlan trolls Vladimir Putin - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Aug 21st 2016, 8:45 AM 11,056 Views 2 Comments

Plus, Derval O’Rourke is impressed with Jerry Kiernan’s new haircut.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Putin to meet dope-tainted Team Russia before they depart for Rio today
# Squad Trim
From The42
# Squad Trim

Putin to meet dope-tainted Team Russia before they depart for Rio today

Jul 27th 2016, 10:36 AM 12,058 Views 21 Comments

Despite over 100 bans, a sizeable group of Russian athletes will depart Moscow today.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house
# You Can't Make It Up
From The42
# You Can't Make It Up

WADA chief has framed photo of him shaking hands with Vladimir Putin in his house

Jul 26th 2016, 6:24 PM 6,859 Views 5 Comments

The Financial Times paid a visit to his Glasgow home and certainly got more than they asked for.

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails
# Hack
# Hack

The FBI think Russia is behind the hacking of Democrat emails

Jul 26th 2016, 2:14 PM 10,603 Views 66 Comments

Clinton’s campaign say Russia wanted to help Trump’s campaign because of their bromance.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge
# Excess
From The42
# Excess

Russian footballers punished over €250,000 champagne binge

Jul 6th 2016, 7:56 PM 13,927 Views 8 Comments

Midfielder Pavel Mamayev and forward Alexander Kokorin allegedly splashed out on 500 bottles of the alcoholic drink.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 4 April, 2016

Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers
# Panama Papers
# Panama Papers

Putin and Cameron among world leaders and celebrities connected with high-profile Panama Papers

Apr 4th 2016, 6:55 AM 30,580 Views 112 Comments

The enormous leak of tax-related documents sees multiple world leaders connected, together with celebrities like soccer star Lionel Messi and actor Jackie Chan.

# vladimir-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 23,389 Views 53 Comments

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

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Lokomotiv player taunts Turkey with pro-Putin shirt
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Lokomotiv player taunts Turkey with pro-Putin shirt

Feb 17th 2016, 11:53 AM 7,299 Views 14 Comments

To the joy of home fans, Fenerbahce won the match 2-0.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Report says Vladimir Putin may have been consulted on doping
# Dopes
From The42
# Dopes

Report says Vladimir Putin may have been consulted on doping

Jan 14th 2016, 8:51 AM 9,538 Views 24 Comments

The report also concludes there was no way the IAAF could have been unaware of the extent of doping in Russia.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 7 December, 2015

Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year
# Jenner Vs Trump
# Jenner Vs Trump

Here is the shortlist for Time's Person of the Year

Dec 7th 2015, 3:40 PM 23,618 Views 77 Comments

Trump and Merkel are up against the leader of Islamic State.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Watch: Vladimir Putin has brought a terrifying weapon with him into Syria
# Blazing Sun
# Blazing Sun

Watch: Vladimir Putin has brought a terrifying weapon with him into Syria

Oct 29th 2015, 9:13 AM 36,081 Views 196 Comments

The ‘Blazing Sun’ flamethrower missile is reportedly being deployed against Isis militants in the west of the country.

# vladimir-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 17,994 Views 59 Comments

Who would have thought…

# vladimir-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 22,164 Views 24 Comments

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

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine
# Crimea Wine Row
# Crimea Wine Row

Outrage as Putin and Berlusconi drink $100,000 bottle of 240-year-old wine

Sep 19th 2015, 4:10 PM 28,319 Views 80 Comments

The Russian leader and former Italian PM consumed a 1775 Jeres de la Frontera during a visit to a winery in the region.

# vladimir-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 18,107 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.

# vladimir-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 12,566 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 27,178 Views 88 Comments

In Soviet Russia, iron pumps you.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 10 July, 2015

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'
# Real Family
# Real Family

Putin's party launches a 'flag for straights’ to combat 'gay fever'

Jul 10th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,014 Views 229 Comments

Because Russia.

# vladimir-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 13,507 Views 38 Comments

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

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...
# Huge Fines
# Huge Fines

The EU and Russia are on a major collision course...

Apr 21st 2015, 11:03 AM 13,099 Views 56 Comments

Over gas this time. The EU could end up fining Russian energy giant Gazprom up to €10 billion for abuse of competition…

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now
# To Russia With Love
# To Russia With Love

Cash-strapped Greece is cosying up to Russia now

Apr 8th 2015, 9:53 AM 16,922 Views 126 Comments

The Greek prime minister has already said he doesn’t support sanctions against Russia.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 16 March, 2015

Calm down, Putin isn't dead
# He's Fine
# He's Fine

Calm down, Putin isn't dead

Mar 16th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,705 Views 65 Comments

He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to
# Sure He's Grand
# Sure He's Grand

Kremlin: Putin's not ill, he could break your hand if he wanted to

Mar 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 16,582 Views 74 Comments

The Russian president hasn’t been seen in public in a while.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing
# Electric Shocks
# Electric Shocks

Boris Nemtsov murder suspect: Police tortured me into confessing

Mar 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,524 Views 38 Comments

The man claims he was beaten and subjected to electrical shocks.