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.

REVEALED: Putin grooming ex-bodyguard to become future Russian president?

REVEALED: Putin grooming ex-bodyguard to become future Russian president?

Dyumin has served Putin at close quarters, travelling with him in his official car as aide-de-camp.

Water crisis increases Zika virus threat in Venezuela

Water crisis increases Zika virus threat in Venezuela

Yurman Torres is standing in line at the foot of Avila mountain, on the edge of Caracas, to fill a large jug with water, a rare commodity in crisis-hit Venezuela.

House moves on North Korea sanctions bill after bomb test

The US House of Representatives House pushed ahead on legislation that seeks to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test by expanding sanctions on Pyongyang, a move with strong bipartisan support despite questions over how effective the new restrictions can be.

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Russia a strong, reliable friend of India: PM tells Putin

Russia is a strong and reliable friend of India and both countries have a "truly strategic" partnership, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told President Vladimir Putin at the annual summit talks as the two sides negotiated major deals in defence, energy and other key areas.

India, Russia to manufacture military choppers

Putin said Unit-II of Kudankulam atomic plant in Tamil Nadu, being built by Russia, will be commissioned within weeks and negotiations are at an advanced staged for Unit III and IV. 

Russia issues arrest warrant for Putin critic Khodorkovsky

Russia issues arrest warrant for Putin critic Khodorkovsky

Russia said on Wednesday it had issued an international arrest warrant for top Opposition leader Mikhail Khodorkovsky, as Moscow ramped up the pressure on a leading critic of President Vladimir Putin.

India, Russia to discuss political, strategic issues during PM Modi's visit

India, Russia to discuss political, strategic issues during PM Modi's visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paying his first state visit to Russia on December 23-24 to attend the 16th Annual Summit.

Netaji kin wants PM Narendra Modi to ask Putin to declassify Netaji files

The Indian government has already decided to declassify all the files related to Bose from January 23. 

Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing as diplomats meet

Putin swears to make Turkey regret plane downing as diplomats meet

Moscow announced a halt to talks on a major gas pipeline with NATO member Ankara as Putin fired another salvo in their war of words.

Vladimir Putin approves economic retaliation measures against Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, four days after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian-Turkish border.

Putin approves economic retaliation measures against Turkey

The decree said a ban on charter flights from Russia to Turkey would be introduced.

'US forces not involved in shoot down of Russian jet'

The US military was not involved in the Turkish downing of a Russian fighter jet along the Syrian border on Tuesday, a US defence official said.

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Ukrainian PM warns West not to lift Russia sanctions

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday urged the West not to lift sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict unless the Minsk peace deal is fully implemented.

Russia and China can overcome any difficulty together: Putin

Welcoming China's leader to two summits in the Russian city of Ufa, President Vladimir Putin says Russia and China can overcome their countries' difficulties by working together.

Putin wants `constructive` Poland ties after Duda presidential win

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday called for "constructive ties" with Poland as he congratulated conservative challenger Andrzej Duda on his surprise victory at presidential polls.