Russian court throws out lawsuit against Putin

On Thursday anti-corruption crusader Navalny announced he had filed a lawsuit against Putin, accusing him of ordering huge loans to a firm owned by the president`s son-in-law.

Angela Merkel tells Vladimir Putin to `use influence` to rein in Ukraine rebels

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after the German leader warned that a peace deal was not being fully implemented.

US should show 'proof' of Vladimir Putin corruption claims: Kremlin

US should show 'proof' of Vladimir Putin corruption claims: Kremlin

The Kremlin on Tuesday dismissed comments by a US Treasury official alleging massive corruption by President Vladimir Putin, challenging Washington to provide proof for what amounted to an "official accusation".

Putin is 'picture of corruption': US Treasury official

Putin is 'picture of corruption': US Treasury official

A senior US Treasury official has directly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of corruption.

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

Cyber attack on airport launched from Russia: Ukraine

A cyber attack on Kiev's main airport was launched from a server in Russia, Ukraine's military spokesman told Reuters on Monday, as the state-run Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) warned of the threat of further attacks.

Putin abolishes space agency

The newly-created corporation will manage space operations and implement the regulatory control accordingly. 

PM Modi in Russia – Day 2: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia on a two-day visit yesterday and will meet President Vladimir Putin for summit-level talks today.

President Vladimir Putin gifts PM Narendra Modi a page from history. Details inside

President Vladimir Putin gifts PM Narendra Modi a page from history. Details inside

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hosted at a private dinner Wednesday night by President Vladimir Putin.

Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for `erroneous` interpretation of Putin`s Ukraine comment

The Kremlin on Friday slammed NATO and Ukraine for misinterpreting a remark by President Vladimir Putin as a virtual admission of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine.

Kremlin says Putin ''fully mobilised'' to tackle threat from Turkey

Vladimir Putin`s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the crisis prompted Russian president to "mobilise" in the way an army does in tense times.

Six Russians killed in Mali hotel attack: Foreign ministry

Six Russians were killed in the hotel attack in Mali, the foreign ministry in Moscow said on Saturday, saying that they worked for a cargo airline.

Islamic State threatens Russia over strikes in Syria

Islamic State threatens Russia over strikes in Syria

Islamic State has released a video threatening to carry out attacks on Russia in near future.

Kremlin admits TV stations showed secret nuclear torpedo plan

The Kremlin admitted on Wednesday that Russian television had accidentally shown secret plans detailing a nuclear torpedo system in development.

Putin, Erdogan discuss Assad's Moscow visit: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the surprise visit to Moscow of Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad by telephone, the Kremlin said today.

Georgia breakaway region eyes referendum on joining Russia

Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia has begun preparations for a referendum on joining Russia but the Kremlin poured cold water on the idea on Tuesday.

Poroshenko says 'real truce' has begun in Ukraine

President Petro Poroshenko said  on Wednesday a "real truce" had begun in eastern Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Kremlin insurgents would still take some time.

Syria`s Assad asked Putin for `military aid`: Kremlin chief of staff

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad asked Russia`s Vladimir Putin for military aid, the Kremlin`s chief of staff Sergei Ivanov said Wednesday.

Putin-Obama discussed information sharing on Syria: Kremlin

 Russian and U.S. leaders, Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, discussed information sharing on the crisis in Syria when they met in New York on Monday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. 

Obama agrees to meet Putin after `repeated requests`

Obama agrees to meet Putin after `repeated requests`

US President Barack Obama appeared to pause a two-year effort to isolate Vladimir Putin Thursday, agreeing to what the White House said were "repeated requests" for a meeting.

Thousand day countdown begins for Russia 2018 World Cup

Thousand day countdown begins for Russia 2018 World Cup

Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS) The 1,000-day countdown for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup began in front of the Kremlin at an event attended by former soccer players such as German Lothar Matthaus and Spaniard Fernando Hierro.