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Amir receives Putin message

Amir receives Putin message

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday received a verbal message from Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions

As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions

President Vladimir Putin promised Russians rapid improvements in their living conditions as he delivered his annual state of the nation address Wednesday under pressure from falling approval ratings.

Russia to withdraw from key nuclear arms treaty, Putin says

Russia to withdraw from key nuclear arms treaty, Putin says

Russia will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday after the United States announced that it was withdrawing from the agreement.

Russia suspends INF nuclear deal with US: Putin

Russia suspends INF nuclear deal with US: Putin

Russia has suspended the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty after a similar move by the United States, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday ...

Erdogan, Putin meet for Syria talks amid disagreements on 'safe zone'

Erdogan, Putin meet for Syria talks amid disagreements on 'safe zone'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday for talks expected to focus on the conflict in Syria, including their differences on a proposed "safe zone" near the Turkish border.

Erdogan, Putin set to meet ahead of US pullout from Syria

Erdogan, Putin set to meet ahead of US pullout from Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin - two key players involved in the conflict in Syria - are due to hold another meeting to discuss the departure of US troops from the war-torn country.

Merkel, Putin agree to four-way talks on Kerch Strait

Merkel, Putin agree to four-way talks on Kerch Strait

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to hold further talks about events in the Kerch Strait at the advisor level between Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany ...

Kremlin says Putin, Trump to speak 'briefly' in Paris

Kremlin says Putin, Trump to speak 'briefly' in Paris

Vladimir Putin will speak ‘briefly’ with Donald Trump when the two presidents meet in Paris this weekend for World War I centenary events, an advisor for the Russian leader said Wednesday.

US invites Putin to Washington, but says get out of Ukraine

US invites Putin to Washington, but says get out of Ukraine

The White House has formally invited President Vladimir Putin to Washington, US National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday, returning to an idea that was put on hold in July amid anger in the US over the prospect of such a summit.

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

Putin says Islamic State has seized 700 hostages in Syria

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State (IS) militants had seized nearly 700 hostages in part of Syria controlled by US-backed forces and had executed some of them and promised to kill more.

Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Hundreds protest against pension reforms in Saint Petersburg

Police were on hand but said the rally passed without any serious violations, putting participants at 500.

Putin ally re-elected Moscow mayor amid pension protests

Putin ally re-elected Moscow mayor amid pension protests

Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally has been overwhelmingly re-elected Moscow's mayor, election officials said on Monday.