Ramaphosa appoints Mabuza as Russia envoy

2018-05-14 13:44

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Deputy President David Mabuza as his special envoy to Russia.

Medvedev approved for new term as Russia's prime minister

2018-05-09 07:25

Russia's house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved Dmitry Medvedev for a new term as prime minister.

Putin sworn in for 4th term; promises economic reforms

2018-05-07 19:30

Vladimir Putin took the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president and has promised to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country.

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow ahead of Iran deal deadline

2018-05-06 07:43

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow next week, ahead of a possible US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

2018-03-30 22:42

Russia has expelled diplomats from 23 countries in retaliation against the West in a spy row, in the biggest wave of tit-for-tat expulsions in recent memory.

Boris Johnson likens 2018 SWC to 1936 Olympics

2018-03-21 19:22

Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has compared this year's Soccer World Cup to that of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

Russia hits back at Britain in spy poisoning row, experts called in

2018-03-20 09:28

Russia has hit back at Britain in the spy poisoning row, demanding proof of its alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack, as international weapons experts arrive to take samples of the toxic substance.

What the world is saying about Putin's re-election

2018-03-19 22:50

China is the first world power to react to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin's re-election vowing to push ties to a 'higher level', but Germany questioned the fairness of the vote and warned Moscow would remain 'difficult'.

Putin wins fourth term with 73.9 percent of vote - exit poll

2018-03-18 20:23

Vladimir Putin is projected to win the Russian presidential election with 73.9 percent of the vote.

May: Russia 'highly likely' behind ex-spy's poisoning

2018-03-12 21:01

Britain's prime minister says that it's "highly likely" that Russia was responsible for poisoning ex-spy Sergei Skripal with a military-grade nerve agent in southwestern England.


Russia shows off military hardware in Red Square parade

2018-05-09 18:48

Russia rolled out its latest military hardware on Moscow's Red Square for the annual parade to mark Soviet victory over the Nazis as Russian President Vladimir Putin begins his fourth Kremlin term.

Trump 'congratulates' Putin on start of 4th term

2018-05-07 23:00

US President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Russian President Vladmir Putin on being sworn in for his fourth term, the White House said, while highlighting the importance of freedom of assembly, after the mass arrest of protesters.

Vladimir Putin sworn in as president for fourth term

2018-05-07 12:43

Vladimir Putin was sworn in as Russia's president for a fourth term at a ceremony in the Kremlin, extending his almost two-decade rule by another six years.

MMA fighter with links to Trump, Cohen is questioned by FBI

2018-04-29 15:23

A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president's personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin was questioned this week by the FBI, his manager confirmed

Spy expulsions a setback for Trump-Putin courtship

2018-03-28 05:48

Donald Trump has ordered an unprecedented expulsion of Russian officials and warned the Kremlin needs to change, a setback for his courtship of Vladimir Putin, but perhaps not its end.

Trump calls Putin to congratulate him on re-election

2018-03-21 08:41

US President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election, the Kremlin says.

After huge win, will Putin try to stay in power for life?

2018-03-20 05:28

Now that President Vladimir Putin has overwhelmingly won re-election for another six years, some are wondering whether he will try to stay in power for life

Claims Russia behind Skripal poisoning 'drivel, rubbish, nonsense' - Putin

2018-03-19 15:20

Russian President Vladimir Putin says claims that Russia was behind the nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal were "nonsense" but that Moscow was willing to cooperate with London on the probe.

Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

2018-03-18 11:30

Russians are voting in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning.

Putin ordered plane shot down during Olympics threat

2018-03-11 21:51

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he ordered the shooting down of a Turkish passenger jet after a bomb threat was made just before the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

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