Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scrapped New Year’s holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.
Russia’s economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual end-of-year news conference.
It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came off looking gallant, the Chinese summit host gauche and inattentive.
The chess champion says the Russian president is an even bigger threat to the United States than ISIS.
The president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.
Is the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria now targeting Russia and President Vladimir Putin?
Russia unilaterally sent an aid mission into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after a week of delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government, which called the move a “direct invasion.”
Gen. Jim Jones says Vladimir Putin is engaged in Soviet style antagonism towards the U.S. and western Europe.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.