Kremlin urges sick journalists to stay away from Putin due to virus

2020-03-13 17:13

The Kremlin has asked journalists feeling unwell to stay away from events with President Vladimir Putin over fears of infecting Russia's leader with the coronavirus.

Putin says other countries are circulating fake information about Coronavirus in Russia

2020-03-04 20:00

False rumours about the new coronavirus circulating in Russia are being directed from abroad, President Vladimir Putin has claimed at a government meeting.

Putin, Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week: Kremlin

2020-02-28 21:01

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan may meet in Moscow next week, the Kremlin says, after a major spike in tensions over Syria.

Moscow urges Israel and Palestinians to 'negotiate directly' after Trump plan

2020-01-29 06:15

Russia has called on Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate directly to find a "mutually acceptable compromise" after US President Donald Trump unveiled his controversial Middle East plan.

What is Putin up to with surprise political shake-up?

2020-01-17 06:07

With the shock replacement of his government and plans for a constitutional overhaul, President Vladimir Putin has set in motion sweeping changes to Russia's political order.

Putin accuses Poland of colluding with Hitler

2019-12-24 18:35

President Vladimir Putin has upped the ante in a war of words with Europe, accusing Poland of colluding with Hitler and of anti-Semitism.

Putin says Trump impeachment based on 'made-up grounds'

2019-12-19 16:53

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the impeachment of Donald Trump was based on "made-up" grounds, adding he did not believe it marked the end of the US president.

End in sight for eastern Ukraine conflict? Five things you need to know about unrest as leaders meet

2019-12-06 12:57

Monday's summit aiming to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine will see Russia's Vladimir Putin face off with Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky for the first time.

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.


For Putin, victory in Syria is personal

2020-03-05 11:08

When Turkey's president visited Russia last summer, the sun shone as he shared ice cream and admired fighter jets with a friendly Vladimir Putin.

Putin pushes for Russia's constitution to define marriage as a 'union of a man and woman'

2020-03-02 21:05

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a 24-page submission to parliament a number of new constitutional changes, including amendments that mention God and stipulate that marriage is a union of a man and woman.

US-Israeli woman pardoned by Putin flies home with Netanyahu

2020-01-30 21:01

A US-Israeli woman jailed for drug trafficking in Russia has flown into Tel Aviv with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after she was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin.

Russian MPs approve constitutional amendments in 1st reading

2020-01-23 14:35

Lawmakers in Russia's lower house State Duma on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to amend the constitution submitted by President Vladimir Putin, in the first of three readings.

Russian parliament to review Putin PM pick after shock overhaul

2020-01-16 13:07

If approved, tax chief Mikhail Mishustin will have a week to choose a new government and ministers.

Putin says 'nobody knows' causes of global climate change

2019-12-19 19:44

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said "nobody knows" what causes climate change, seeming to cast doubt over whether global warming is of manmade origin and stating it could be blamed on cosmological processes.

Putin says Russia must compete under flag at sports events

2019-12-19 13:40

President Vladimir Putin insists Russia's athletes should be allowed to compete under the Russian flag, despite a four-year ban.

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.

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