Russian President extends New Year greetings to Vietnam

Russian President extends New Year greetings to Vietnam 1

Russian President Vladimir Putin on December 30 extended his greetings to General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong on the occasion of the New Year 2021 and Vietnam’s coming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Russia more successful in dealing with COVID-19 than US: Putin

Russia more successful in dealing with COVID-19 than US: Putin

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said in a televised interview on Sunday (Jun 14) that Russia had been more successful in dealing with the coronavirus than the United States.
COVID-19 deals 'powerful blow' to Putin's grand plans

COVID-19 deals 'powerful blow' to Putin's grand plans

MOSCOW: The bombastic military parade through Moscow's Red Square on Saturday was slated to be the spectacle of the year on the Kremlin's calendar.
Putin picks little-known tax chief for prime minister

Putin picks little-known tax chief for prime minister

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (Jan 15) proposed the little-known head of Russia's tax service Mikhail Mishustin for the post of prime minister, the Kremlin said.
Big dreams in Africa for Russian businesses

Big dreams in Africa for Russian businesses

From diamonds and arms to nuclear power and oil, Russia has major business ambitions in Africa, even if it is coming late to the party.
Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia

Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday (Oct 14), where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his influence to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.
Russia will work with Saudi to stabilise oil market: Putin

Russia will work with Saudi to stabilise oil market: Putin

Russia will work with Saudi Arabia against any "attempt to destabilise" the oil market, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday (Oct 13), on the eve of a visit to Riyadh.
Putin says Russia complying with all World Anti-Doping Agency demands

Putin says Russia complying with all World Anti-Doping Agency demands

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (Oct 10) that Moscow was complying with all of the World Anti-Doping Agency's demands, as Russia faces another possible ban in the build-up to the Tokyo Olympics.
World leaders pay final tribute to France's Chirac

World leaders pay final tribute to France's Chirac 1

Dozens of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday (Sep 30) paid their final respects to ex-president Jacques Chirac as France held a national day of mourning for the popular former head of state.
Putin, Modi vow closer ties at Far East economic forum

Putin, Modi vow closer ties at Far East economic forum

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would boost ties with Moscow as he met President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin's showcase economic forum in the Russian Far East on Wednesday (Sep 4).
Russia readmission divides leaders at G7

Russia readmission divides leaders at G7

The future reintegration of Russia into the elite G7 group of the world's rich nations divided leaders at its summit in France on Monday (Aug 26), as President Donald Trump pushed for Moscow to be allowed back after its 2014 expulsion.
Trump, Putin discuss Russian wildfires: White House

Trump, Putin discuss Russian wildfires: White House

US President Donald Trump spoke on Wednesday (Jul 31) with Russia's President Vladimir Putin about wildfires in Siberia and trade, the White House said.
Putin says will work to restore Ukraine ties

Putin says will work to restore Ukraine ties

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (Jul 18) said Russia was ready to work with any political party to restore ties with Kiev as he met with a pro-Kremlin politician ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary polls.
14 crew killed in fire on Russian sub

14 crew killed in fire on Russian sub

Fourteen Russian seamen have died in a fire on a deep-water research submersible, Russia's defence ministry said on Tuesday (Jul 2), amid local media reports that the vessel was a secretive nuclear-powered mini-submarine.
At G20, Putin leads attack on western liberalism

At G20, Putin leads attack on western liberalism

OSAKA, Japan: Russian President Vladimir Putin has used a global summit founded on liberal ideas to attack them in a demonstration of Moscow's apparent confidence amid international discord.
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