Putin watches missile launch during nuclear arms drill

2019-10-17 19:36

Russian President Vladimir Putin watched Thursday as the country's armed forces tested missiles that can carry thermo-nuclear warheads.

Seems like a 'fun guy': Russian president Putin gathers mushrooms during birthday celebrations

2019-10-07 12:31

Russian President Vladimir Putin is renowned for posing for high-octane photo opportunities, but in recently released images he is seen enjoying some of Russia's more peaceful wildlife.

Russia tells US not to release Trump-Putin transcripts

2019-09-28 11:36

Russia has urged the United States not to publish Donald Trump's conversations with Vladimir Putin after a growing scandal led the White House to release a transcript from a call with Ukraine's leader.

Russia journalist freed in prisoner swap with Kiev thanks Putin

2019-09-09 18:54

Kyrylo Vyshynsky, a Russian-Ukrainian journalist flown to Moscow as part of a landmark prisoner swap with Kiev, has thanked President Vladimir Putin and said his case was politically motivated.

WATCH | Russians reflect on 20 years of Putin

2019-08-08 18:12

Vladimir Putin has held power for 20 years but he is still well behind the record terms of Cuba's late Fidel Castro and North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung.

On Putin, the end of liberalism and the dangerous figures in SA's democracy

2019-07-25 16:40

South Africa's expansive social welfare system is an essential buffer for all those millions of people who do not benefit from the neo-liberal aspects of government policy. But more needs to be done, writes Christi van der Westhuizen.

WATCH: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet at the G20 summit

2019-06-28 12:36

US President Donald Trump says he'll discuss trade and disarmament issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The two are meeting on Friday on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty

2019-06-07 05:23

President Vladimir Putin says Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global catastrophe" if Washington keeps dismantling an international arms control regime.

Putin hails military might on WWII Victory Day

2019-05-09 21:45

Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to ensure Russia's military strength as the country marked World War II Victory Day, an event that has become increasingly important over his two-decade rule.

What's at stake as Kim Jong Un meets President Putin in Russia?

2019-04-24 10:56

Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, the meeting coming just two months after the North Korean leader's meeting with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam that ended abruptly.


Vladimir Putin signs deals worth $1.3bn during UAE visit

2019-10-16 10:14

Russian President Vladimir Putin's has told officials in the United Arab Emirates they "will not be disappointed" as he wrapped up a short Gulf tour by signing deals worth more than $1.3bn in Abu Dhabi.

St Petersburg F1 circuit race talks denied

2019-10-04 09:59

The boss of a Russian racing circuit located north of St Petersburg has denied it could be in the running to join the Formula 1 calendar.

WATCH | Is Vladimir Putin losing his political power?

2019-09-10 11:13

Russian president's party takes a hit in Moscow poll amid weeks-long protests against his government.

Russian police detain hundreds at Moscow protest

2019-08-03 19:34

Russian police have detained hundreds of people attending a protest in the country's capital, Moscow, to demand free elections, according to a monitoring group.

With a smile, Trump tells Putin 'don't meddle in the election'

2019-06-28 16:06

Much of Donald Trump's time in office has been overshadowed by allegations Moscow helped get him elected, but when it came to confronting Vladimir Putin on the issue, the US president did it in a joke.

Putin oversees release of whales from 'jail' during phone-in

2019-06-21 09:48

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual marathon phone-in claimed kudos for the release of whales held in cramped pens and intended for commercial aquariums.

Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks 'a way forward' in ties

2019-05-14 18:37

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year as they see if they can make headway on a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to arms control.

Russia won't immediately raise oil output after Iran waivers end

2019-04-27 16:34

Russia will not immediately raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude in May, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.

North Korea leader Kim to meet with Putin in Russia

2019-04-23 16:46

North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin.

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