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Russia confirms coronavirus case in Putin's administration, tightens curbs

Russia confirms coronavirus case in Putin's administration, tightens curbs

The Kremlin confirmed a coronavirus case in President Vladimir Putin's administration on Friday and the government said measures imposed in Moscow to fight the virus should be extended across Russia.

Turkey and Russia unite to urge Libya ceasefire

Turkey and Russia unite to urge Libya ceasefire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Libya after talks in Istanbul, where they also inaugurated a "historic" gas pipeline.

Putin, Macron stress Soleimani's death could escalate regional situation

Putin, Macron stress Soleimani's death could escalate regional situation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron expressed during a telephone conversation their concern over a possible regional escalation

Putin urges unity in 20th anniversary New Year speech

Putin urges unity in 20th anniversary New Year speech

President Vladimir Putin called on Russians to unite for the sake of the country's future in a New Year's address Tuesday marking two decades since his ascent to power.

Russia says first hypersonic missiles enter service

Russia says first hypersonic missiles enter service

Russia's defence minister told President Vladimir Putin on Friday the first Avangard hypersonic missiles had been put into service, in a move hailed as a major coup for Moscow.

Ukrainian president says asked Putin to curb separatists

Ukrainian president says asked Putin to curb separatists

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday said he had asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to put pressure on separatist fighters in the east

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Putin accuses West of 'destabilising' the Balkans

Ahead of a visit Thursday to Belgrade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has blamed Western countries for "destabilising" the Balkans, returning an accusation often lobbed in his direction.

Austrian FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

Austrian FM bow to Putin at wedding dance goes viral

Vladimir Putin was one of around 100 guests at Karin Kneissl's wedding to a businessman in southeastern Austria on Saturday.

Trump sees no reason to believe Russia behind election meddling

Trump sees no reason to believe Russia behind election meddling

Donald Trump said not a single critical word about Russia on any of the issues that have brought relations between the Washington and Moscow to a post-Cold War low.

Trump blames Washington for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Trump blames Washington for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Hours before he was due to sit down for his first ever summit with Vladimir Putin, US President Donald Trump blamed "US foolishness" for bad relations between Washington and Moscow, while the Kremlin said it expected a tough meeting.

Russian  football commentator who mentioned Putin critic goes off air

Russian football commentator who mentioned Putin critic goes off air

A Russian soccer commentator said he will no longer do World Cup matches for Russia's biggest state-run broadcaster, four days after breaking a taboo by naming President Vladimir Putin's biggest critic live on air.

Putin says Russian rocket did not shoot down MH17

Putin says Russian rocket did not shoot down MH17

The Russian leader said that there is "nothing that inspires confidence" in the international investigation and that "several versions" of what happened exist.