Vladimir Putin

Putin Speaking

Putin: US Charges Against FIFA Part Of Attempt To Take World Cup Away From Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take away the World Cup from his country.

05/28/2015

Petro Poroshenko Speaking

Ukrainian President Denies There Was Agreement About Autonomy In Eastern Ukraine In Peace Deal

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.

02/12/2015

Putin Speaking

Putin Scraps New Year’s Holidays For Government Workers

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scrapped New Year’s holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.

12/26/2014

Putin Speaking

Putin: Russia’s Economic Crisis Could Last Two Years At Most

Russia’s economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday at his annual end-of-year news conference.

12/18/2014

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

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