Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

2015-03-03 09:59

The woman who was with slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov says she did not see the gunman who killed him.

Russians march in memory of Nemtsov

2015-03-01 16:28

Holding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians have marched in Moscow in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.

Putin 'real, present danger' to Baltics - British minister

2015-02-19 18:21

Russian President Vladimir Putin poses a "real and present danger" to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and Nato is getting ready to repel any possible aggression, British defence secretary says.

Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire

2015-02-17 10:13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed on concrete steps with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine to allow the OSCE to observe the situation in eastern Ukraine given the fragility of the agreed ceasefire.

Ceasefire largely holding in Ukraine

2015-02-15 12:39

A ceasefire between the Kiev government and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine appears to be largely holding after it was implemented overnight.

Russia wanted 'immediate' Ukraine truce

2015-02-13 12:37

Russia wanted an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and the deadline was agreed in talks in Minsk under pressure from rebel leaders, President Vladimir Putin's spokesperson says.

Ukraine summit agrees on new ceasefire

2015-02-12 12:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin has emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms.

Putin in Egypt to expand Russian sphere

2015-02-09 21:27

President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Egypt as Russia seeks to expand its reach in the Arab world's most populous country.

Leaders to discuss 'last chance' Ukraine peace bid

2015-02-08 14:05

French, German and Ukrainian leaders are to discuss a last-ditch peace bid for east Ukraine with Vladimir Putin on Sunday, after the US called for "deeds" from the Russian leader accused of masterminding the conflict.

Greek PM, Putin discuss boosting co-operation

2015-02-05 19:15

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has discussed boosting co-operation with Russia on a variety of fronts including energy and the economy with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Ukraine's frontlines calm ahead of gas talks

2015-03-02 12:22

Ukraine’s frontlines have been relatively calm ahead of high-level EU-mediated gas talks between Kiev and Moscow, as journalists mourn the killing by mortar fire of a Ukrainian photographer.

Putin vows to punish killers of Kremlin critic

2015-03-01 11:18

President Vladimir Putin vowed to punish the killers of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov as Russian opposition figures denounced what they called a "political murder" and Western leaders called for a full probe.

Poroshenko: Seizure of Debaltseve contrary to Minsk deal

2015-02-19 16:18

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, speaking with Russia's Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France, says the rebel seizure of the town of Debaltseve had been contrary to the ceasefire agreement.

Ukraine truce holds despite flashpoint town shelling

2015-02-16 10:55

Shelling and mortar fire has thundered around a flashpoint town in east Ukraine despite a new, shaky ceasefire largely observed along the rest of the frontline.

Ukraine fighting still rages

2015-02-14 20:20

Ferocious fighting is still raging in Ukraine threatening a ceasefire deal as Kiev and the US accused Russia of fuelling a rebel onslaught to grab territory hours before the truce began.

Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal

2015-02-12 17:07

Guns would fall silent, heavy weapons would pull back and Ukraine would trade a broad autonomy for the east to get back control of its Russian border, under a new peace deal hammered out between Russia and Ukraine.

Cairo, Moscow agree to nuclear deal

2015-02-10 19:00

Russian President Vladimir Putin has wrapped up a visit aimed at boosting ties with Egypt with Moscow agreeing to build the country's first nuclear power plant.

Russians contact Putin over mortgages

2015-02-09 13:45

Russians with foreign-currency mortgages have written an open letter to President Vladimir Putin seeking help with repayments that have soared.

Pentagon study claims Putin has Asperger's

2015-02-06 08:26

A Pentagon study from 2008 has reportedly claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin suffers from Asperger's syndrome, giving him a need to exert "extreme control" when faced with crises.

Thousands petition Putin to free mother of seven

2015-02-03 19:53

Tens of thousands of people have petitioned President Vladimir Putin to release a mother of seven accused of treason for having called the Ukrainian embassy about Russian troop movements.

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