Vladamir Putin

File photo of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. (Photo by Iliya Pitalev/Host Photo Agency via Getty Images)

Poll: 50 Percent of Americans View Russia Negatively for First Time in 15 Years

The results of a recent poll suggest that the majority of Americans, for the first time in 15 years, view Russia in a negative light.

09/18/2013

Gay rights activists march in Russia's second city of St. Petersburg. (Photo by OLGA MALTSEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Politicians, Celebrities Urge IOC To Move 2014 Winter Olympics Over Russia’s Crack Down On Gay Rights

Around the world, prominent figures from politicians to actors have called upon the International Olympic Committee to move the 2014 Winter Olympics out of Sochi, in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, due to Vladamir Putin’s insistence on enforcing laws that prosecute homosexuals, as well as those who support them.

08/08/2013

US President Barack Obama (R) meets his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin (L)  in Los Cabos, Mexico, on June 18, 2012. (credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/GettyImages)

Asylum for Snowden Pushes Obama to Cancel Meeting with Putin

President Barack Obama will not travel to Moscow as planned to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting had been scheduled for next month.

08/07/2013

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