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Vladimir Putin likely to win presidential race with over 80% of votes: Poll

Vladimir Putin likely to win presidential race with over 80% of votes: Poll

Russia`s incumbent President Vladimir Putin is likely to win the 2018 presidential race with 81.1 per cent of votes, a public opinion poll showed on Monday.

Jan 15, 2018, 23:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi ranks third after Merkel, Macron in global ratings of top world leaders

PM Narendra Modi ranks third after Merkel, Macron in global ratings of top world leaders

The two heads of states who are above PM Modi in the ranking are German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the new French President Emmanuel Macron.

Jan 12, 2018, 07:29 AM IST
Putin voices hope for cooperation with US in letter to Trump

Putin voices hope for cooperation with US in letter to Trump

In a New Year telegram to Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin says a constructive dialogue between the two nations is essential for global stability.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Putin says St Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism

Putin says St Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism

Putin, who is running for re-election in March, was speaking on Thursday at an awards ceremony in the Kremlin for Russian personnel.

Dec 28, 2017, 23:30 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

Thousands of Russians endorse Navalny to challenge Putin in March vote

More than 15,000 Russians on Sunday endorsed the candidacy of Alexei Navalny.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree on creation of Palestinian state in call: Kremlin

Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree on creation of Palestinian state in call: Kremlin

Russia`s President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said they both supported creating a Palestinian state, the Kremlin said the day after the UN rejected the decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin thanks Trump for CIA's help in thwarting attack plot

Putin also thanked the CIA and its director Mike Pompeo.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin discuss how to resolve situation in North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation, talking about how to resolve the situation in North Korea, the White House has said.

Dec 15, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
Russian Doping: FBI is controlling whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, says Vladimir Putin

Russian Doping: FBI is controlling whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov, says Vladimir Putin

Rodchenkov is the former director of the Moscow anti-doping lab. He fled to the United States in 2016 saying he feared for his life after the sudden death of two senior officials in the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). He then provided information which led to an investigation of doping at the Sochi Winter Games in 2014.

Dec 14, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Vladimir Putin says Russians will reject Opposition `coup`

Vladimir Putin says Russians will reject Opposition `coup`

Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the Opposition was hoping for a "coup".

Dec 14, 2017, 21:08 PM 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
#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'bots' boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

#NoRussiaNoGames: Twitter 'bots' boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

President Vladimir Putin dismissed the IOC`s decision, made on Tuesday, as "orchestrated and politically-motivated".

Dec 09, 2017, 14:28 PM IST
Vladimir Putin 'deeply concerned' at US Jerusalem move

Vladimir Putin 'deeply concerned' at US Jerusalem move

Russian president Vladimir Putin is "deeply concerned" by Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:46 AM IST
Vladimir Putin to seek new term as Russia president

Vladimir Putin to seek new term as Russia president

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would seek a new six-year term in March elections, a move that would make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.

Dec 07, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Donald Trump again insists `no collusion` with Russia

Donald Trump again insists `no collusion` with Russia

President Donald Trump insisted again on Saturday that there no collusion between his campaign and Russia during his bid for the White House.

Dec 02, 2017, 20:19 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 launches second rocket from new cosmodrome

Russia launches second rocket from new cosmodrome

Carrying a meteorological satellite, the Soyuz rocket took off at 2.41 pm local time, as scheduled.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Syria talks in Astana and Geneva 'not competing': Turkey

Syria talks in Astana and Geneva 'not competing': Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin, alongside Iran and Turkey, has stepped up diplomatic and military initiatives focused on Syria in recent months.

Nov 28, 2017, 06:45 AM IST