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Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

Putin, Trump agree to fighting IS in Syria, Kremlin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump agreed a joint statement on Syria on Saturday that said they would continue joint efforts in fighting Islamic State until it is defeated ...

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear

Prospects for Putin-Trump meeting at Apec summit unclear

Putin and Trump, who had their first face-to-face meeting in July to discuss allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, are both planning to attend this week's summit in the Vietnamese city of Danang.

Russian police detain 380 at anti-Putin protest: monitors

Russian police detain 380 at anti-Putin protest: monitors

Russian police detained at least 380 activists across the country on Sunday for holding unauthorised protests against President Vladimir Putin, a monitoring group said.

Russian President meets Finance Minister in Moscow

Russian President meets Finance Minister in Moscow

Ali Sherif al-Emadi conveyed the greetings of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to President Putin, and his wishes for more progress of the bilateral relations in all fields.

Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Putin critic Navalny released after 20-day detention

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on social media on Sunday he had been released from detention after spending around three weeks in jail.

Putin replaces Russian governors with younger technocrats

Putin replaces Russian governors with younger technocrats

Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of the governor of the northern region of Nenets on Thursday and promptly appointed a replacement.

Erdogan, Putin to meet in Turkey this week on Iraq, Syria

Erdogan, Putin to meet in Turkey this week on Iraq, Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin will this week visit Ankara for talks with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan set to touch on Iraq and Syria, both sides announced on Monday.

Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on N Korea

Japan PM urges 'greatest possible pressure' on N Korea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on Thursday for the world to put the "greatest possible pressure" on North Korea to abandon its nuclear missile programme.

Putin plane makes 500 km detour avoiding Poland, Baltics

Putin plane makes 500 km detour avoiding Poland, Baltics

A plane carrying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 summit in Germany made a detour of about 500 km to avoid flying over NATO members Poland or the Baltic states, data from a flight tracker showed.

Emir, Putin call for resolving crisis via diplomatic means

Emir, Putin call for resolving crisis via diplomatic means

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held evening a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Putin hosts Modi at Russia's economic showcase

Putin hosts Modi at Russia's economic showcase

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin's annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West.

Macron to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29

Macron to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29

French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset strained relations.