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Russia mulling 'major retaliation' against US, triggering World War 3 fears

Russia mulling 'major retaliation' against US, triggering World War 3 fears

Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov was quoted as saying that Kremlin is planning a tough response to the US for announcing fresh sanctions against Moscow.

Apr 15, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls as opposition cries foul

Vladimir Putin eyes fourth term in polls as opposition cries foul

The Kremlin needs high voter numbers to give greater legitimacy to a new mandate for Putin as Russia faces increasing isolation over a spy poisoning in Britain and a fresh round of US sanctions.

Mar 18, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Russia isolated but defiant: Vladimir Putin set for historic fourth term as President

Russia isolated but defiant: Vladimir Putin set for historic fourth term as President

Putin, who has run under the slogan "a strong president -- a strong Russia", has declined to take part in televised debates and shot no new material for his own campaign advertisements.

Mar 18, 2018, 07:28 AM IST
Kremlin says no evidence behind US indictment of Russians for alleged meddling in presidential polls

Kremlin says no evidence behind US indictment of Russians for alleged meddling in presidential polls

Moscow response came after the US Special Counsel Robert Mueller office has charged 13 Russians and 3 Russian firms in the 2016 US polls.

Feb 17, 2018, 19:38 PM IST
Kremlin rejects Britain's accusations of cyber attack

Kremlin rejects Britain's accusations of cyber attack

The Kremlin has rejected accusations that the Russian government was behind the "NotPetya" cyber attack of June 2017.

Feb 16, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Vladimir Putin admits he does not have a smartphone

Vladimir Putin admits he does not have a smartphone

The 65-year-old, Putin has previously admitted to technological cluelessness by saying in 2005 that he did not have a mobile phone at all.

Feb 08, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
Kremlin denies Russia violates sanctions on North Korea

Kremlin denies Russia violates sanctions on North Korea

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, asked about allegations that Russia is re-exporting North Korean coal, said on Friday that Russia abides by norms of international law.

Jan 26, 2018, 17:14 PM IST
Russia`s Vladimir Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast `act of terror`

Russia`s Vladimir Putin calls Saint Petersburg blast `act of terror`

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called an explosion that wounded 13 people at a supermarket in Saint Petersburg one day earlier "an act of terror."

Dec 28, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Russia defends opposition leader Alexei Navalny's election ban

Russia defends opposition leader Alexei Navalny's election ban

The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected concerns that its decision to ban opposition leader Alexei Navalny from running against President Vladimir Putin in a March election could undermine the vote's legitimacy.

Dec 26, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Russia prepares retaliation for new US sanctions

Russia prepares retaliation for new US sanctions

The US Treasury Department had on Wednesday sanctioned Russia's Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and four other people for human rights violations.

Dec 22, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Putin to contest presidential polls as independent candidate

Putin to contest presidential polls as independent candidate

Putin said the opposition lacked a strong candidate to challenge him.

Dec 14, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Introducing Vitaly Mutko: Russia's controversial sports tsar

Introducing Vitaly Mutko: Russia's controversial sports tsar

The 58-year-old Mutko, known for contradictory statements and diatribes against critics of Russian sport, has insisted in the past that Russia will reform its scandal-ridden anti-doping system but has denied state complicity in doping cover-ups.

Dec 06, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Kremlin says no plan to boycott Olympics because of doping scandal

Kremlin says no plan to boycott Olympics because of doping scandal

The IOC is set to decide on Tuesday on the participation of Russian athletes at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Dec 04, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

FIFA 2018 World Cup Draw: As it happened...

Live coverage of the draw the Russia World Cup at Moscow's Red Square.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:40 PM IST
Russia ready for 2018 FIFA World Cup draw with Spain the team to avoid

Russia ready for 2018 FIFA World Cup draw with Spain the team to avoid

President Vladimir Putin is expected to address the footballing world that has descended upon Moscow, in the midst of a freezing Russian winter, to find out who will play who, when and where at the competition next year.

Dec 01, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Russia 2018: Kremlin the grand setting for FIFA World Cup draw

Russia 2018: Kremlin the grand setting for FIFA World Cup draw

After beating Lionel Messi's Argentina in the final at the Maracana in Rio to lift the World Cup in 2014, the aim for Joachim Loew's side now is to become the first nation since Brazil in 1962 to retain the trophy.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:22 PM IST
North Korea missile test `provocative action`: Kremlin

North Korea missile test `provocative action`: Kremlin

North Korea said it successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Russia's Chechnya leader says he is ready to resign, Kremlin to pick successor

Russia's Chechnya leader says he is ready to resign, Kremlin to pick successor

Ramzan Kadyrov, the outspoken leader of Russia`s Chechnya republic, said he was ready to step down, leaving it for the Kremlin to choose his successor.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:48 AM IST

Syria military operation 'wrapping up', Putin tells Assad

Military operations against terrorists in Syria are coming to an end, with the focus shifting to a search for a political solution, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he hosted his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad in Sochi.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Russia's Vladimir Putin hosts Syria's Bashar al-Assad Assad for talks: Kremlin

Russia's Vladimir Putin hosts Syria's Bashar al-Assad Assad for talks: Kremlin

Putin said he intended to talk with the Emir of Qatar, US President Donald Trump, and Middle Eastern leaders after his talks with Assad.

Nov 21, 2017, 11:42 AM IST