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Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russia presidency

Putin critic Navalny clears first hurdle in bid for Russia presidency

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny cleared the first hurdle on Sunday towards taking part in next year`s presidential election, even though the central election commission has previously ruled him ineligible to run.

Dec 24, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Be ready for military production: Putin tells big Russian businesses

Be ready for military production: Putin tells big Russian businesses

Russia's military budget is expected to cross 3 trillion roubles this year.

Nov 23, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

Putin says US plotted doping scandal to swing Russian vote

Putin has not said whether he will contest the March election but few analysts say they believe he will pass up the chance to extend his Kremlin term to 2024.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:37 AM IST
Whoever masters artificial intelligence will rule world: Putin

Whoever masters artificial intelligence will rule world: Putin

“It comes with colossal opportunities, but also threats that are difficult to predict,” Putin said. 

Sep 02, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
US scales back Russian visa operations after Putin cuts embassy staff

US scales back Russian visa operations after Putin cuts embassy staff

The move, which will hit Russian business travellers, tourists and students, was the latest in a series of bilateral measures that have driven relations to a new post-Cold War low.

Aug 22, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Netanyahu to meet Putin over 'recent development' in Syria

Netanyahu to meet Putin over 'recent development' in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia next week to discuss "recent development" in Syria.

Aug 20, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
Putin reacts to US sanctions, says 755 US diplomats 'must leave'

Putin reacts to US sanctions, says 755 US diplomats 'must leave'

The Russian foreign ministry had earlier demanded Washington cut its diplomatic presence in Russia by September to 455 -- the same number Moscow has in the US.

Jul 30, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia; Putin vows retaliation

The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia despite President Donald Trump`s objections to the legislation, which has angered Russian President Vladimir Putin

Jul 28, 2017, 07:27 AM IST

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny released from jail after 25-day stint: Spokeswoman

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow prison on Friday, his spokeswoman said, after completing a 25-day sentence for repeatedly violating the law on organising public meetings.

Jul 07, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Russia has no confirmation of IS leader Baghdadi's death: Report

Russia has no confirmation of IS leader Baghdadi's death: Report

Russia said on Tuesday it could not confirm that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had been killed in an air strike in Syria last month, the Interfax news agency quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov as saying.

Jun 20, 2017, 15:39 PM IST

Pakistan an important partner in South Asia, Putin tells Sharif

He conveyed this to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during their meeting on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Astana on Friday.

Jun 10, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a number of international disputes. 

May 29, 2017, 21:47 PM IST

Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test

After playing handshake power games with US President Donald Trump at his first international summit last week, 39- year-old Macron hosts the Russian leader in the splendour of Versailles outside Paris.

May 29, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Russia today warned Washington against launching a unilateral strike on North Korea, after US Vice President Mike Pence said the era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.

Apr 17, 2017, 17:56 PM IST
Israeli PM to meet Putin to discuss Iranian military presence in Syria

Israeli PM to meet Putin to discuss Iranian military presence in Syria

Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting that he hopes to reach "understandings" with Putin on Iran's role in any future agreement to end the war in Syria.

Mar 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

"Russia-US Cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world," AP quoted Putin as saying. 

Dec 01, 2016, 22:00 PM IST

Putin says not right time to resume Aleppo strikes

The announcement came as Syrian rebels launched an assault on government forces to break a months-long siege of rebel-held eastern Aleppo.

Oct 28, 2016, 22:04 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to host Vladimir Putin on Saturday: Defence deals, Russia-Pakistan military ties, terrorism on agenda

PM Narendra Modi to host Vladimir Putin on Saturday: Defence deals, Russia-Pakistan military ties, terrorism on agenda

India is likely to reaffirm its concerns over growing Russia-Pakistan military ties when Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Oct 14, 2016, 22:51 PM IST

Two million people without water in Syria`s Aleppo: UN

Nearly two million civilians were without water in Syria`s second city of Aleppo on Saturday after regime bombardment damaged one pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the UN said.

Sep 24, 2016, 15:41 PM IST
Intense Syrian, Russian strikes kill 25 in Aleppo

Intense Syrian, Russian strikes kill 25 in Aleppo

The toll was expected to rise because people remained trapped under rubble, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Sep 24, 2016, 14:53 PM IST