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Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched Thursday as the country's armed forces tested missiles that can carry thermo-nuclear warheads.

US extracted spy from Putin's Kremlin: reports

US extracted spy from Putin's Kremlin: reports

US agents extracted a high-level mole in the Russian government who had confirmed Vladimir Putin's direct role in interfering in the 2016 presidential election

Russia, Turkey raise concerns over fighting in Syria's Idlib

Russia, Turkey raise concerns over fighting in Syria's Idlib

The leaders of Russia and Turkey said Tuesday they shared deep concerns over fighting in northwestern Syria

Amir holds phone talk with Putin

Amir holds phone talk with Putin

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

Putin ally warns opposition protesters: We won't allow anarchy

Putin ally warns opposition protesters: We won't allow anarchy

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, an ally of President Vladimir Putin, told opposition activists on Tuesday he would not allow their protest movement

Russia detains more than 500 people over election protest

Russia detains more than 500 people over election protest

Russian police arrested more than 500 people on Saturday, including prominent activists, around a political protest in Moscow to demand that members of the opposition be allowed to run in a local election later this year.

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered

Putin, after three days, says fire-hit Russian submarine was nuclear-powered

Russian President Vladimir Putin disclosed on Thursday for the first time that a secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting the defence minister to assure him its reactor had been safely contained.

Qatar a pivotal partner in Middle East: Russia

Qatar a pivotal partner in Middle East: Russia

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the fifth summit of Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), at Navruz Palace in Dushanbe Saturday.

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Aggressive US tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday ...

N.Korean leader warns of return to tension; Trump thanks Putin

N.Korean leader warns of return to tension; Trump thanks Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin that peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the United States, warning that a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said on Friday.

Trump says he welcomes China, Russia help over NKorea

Trump says he welcomes China, Russia help over NKorea

President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed Russian and Chinese help with North Korean nuclear negotiations, despite Kim Jong Un accusing the US of "bad faith" at a first summit with Vladimir Putin.

North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia ahead of Putin meeting

North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia ahead of Putin meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed into Russia early Wednesday en route to a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, the local government in the state of Primorsky confirmed.