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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) is welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan (R) as he arrives for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit banquet at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in the Chinese capital on November 10, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

China Removes Footage From Internet Of Putin Wrapping Shawl Around Chinese President’s Wife

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.

11/11/2014

The chess champion says the Russian president is an even bigger threat to the United States than ISIS. (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)

Garry Kasparov: Putin ‘Most Dangerous Man In World’

The chess champion says the Russian president is an even bigger threat to the United States than ISIS.

09/30/2014

President Obama stands with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik at a ceremony in the Baltic nation. (Photo by ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Ukraine ‘A Moment Of Testing’ For West

The president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.

09/03/2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Russian and local figures of culture at the Chekhov museum in Yalta, on Aug. 14, 2014. (credit: SERGEI CHIRIKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Your Throne Is Being Threatened By Us': ISIS Sends Warning To Russia, Putin

Is the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria now targeting Russia and President Vladimir Putin?

09/03/2014

Pro-Russian gunman looks at damaged buildings after shelling in downtown Donetsk on August 22, 2014. (credit: DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Direct Invasion’ For Sending Aid Trucks Into Rebel-Held Area

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.”

08/22/2014

Gen. Jim Jones says Vladimir Putin is engaged in Soviet style antagonism towards the U.S. and western Europe. (ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Former National Security Adviser: The West Is Putin’s ‘Natural Enemy’

Gen. Jim Jones says Vladimir Putin is engaged in Soviet style antagonism towards the U.S. and western Europe.

07/24/2014

Russia's President Vladimir Putin  chairs a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on May 7, 2014. (credit: DMITRY ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Senator: ‘All Signs Point to Putin’ Being Responsible for Malaysia Airlines Crash

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.

07/23/2014

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Top 4 Most Troublesome Athlete Selfies

Here is a list of most troublesome athlete #selfies.

07/10/2014

A pro-Russian fighter mans a barricaded checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Forces Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter

12 Ukrainian soldiers killed, including a general who served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.

05/29/2014

An injured pro-Russian separatist fighter is loaded into a car outside the Donetsk airport, the scene of an hours-long battle between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces, on May 26, 2014 in Donetsk Ukraine. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

At Least 30 Killed After Day Of Heavy Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

At least 30 bodies of killed fighters have been brought to a hospital following a day of heavy fighting in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, in which the government forces used combat jets against pro-Russia rebels, an insurgent said Tuesday.

05/27/2014

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