Russia's Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

2017-12-11 14:31

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Cairo for talks with his Egyptian counterpart on their two countries' rapidly expanding ties.

Russia ready for draw as World Cup countdown begins

2017-12-01 07:26

The real countdown to the 2018 World Cup in Russia begins as the draw for the tournament is held at a star-studded ceremony in the Kremlin.

Putin takes fight to hooligans ahead of SWC

2017-11-29 16:48

Andrei and his fellow Russian football hooligans flew to France for the Euro 2016 with only one goal in mind: to give England's supporters a good kicking.

Russia World Cup stadium rises from WWII ashes

2017-11-27 09:37

Russia erected a stadium for the 2018 Soccer World Cup that rises from the ground where two million people died in the Battle of Stalingrad.

Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets Putin

2017-11-21 17:04

The Kremlin has announced that Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was asked to travel to Russia to get him to agree to potential Russia-Iran-Turkey peace initiatives.

Putin manipulating Trump with flattery, ex-director suggests

2017-11-13 17:52

A day after being criticised by President Donald Trump, a former CIA director has questioned whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was manipulating Trump with flattery during the president's lengthy trip to Asia.

Putin vows to retaliate for US actions against Russian media

2017-11-11 16:00

President Vladimir Putin is promising that Russia will retaliate for what he calls attacks on Russian media in the United States

Russia detains protesters at nationalist march

2017-11-05 09:01

Russian riot police have detained dozens of people at a nationalist anti-Kremlin march on a public holiday known as the Day of National Unity.

Trump campaign aide met Russians on Clinton 'dirt'

2017-10-31 05:30

A Trump campaign advisor met with Russian officials as early as March 2016 to discuss meetings between the two sides and 'dirt' on Hillary Clinton, charges have shown.

Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort indicted in first charges from Russia probe

2017-10-30 15:52

President Donald Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort has been indicted on charges of conspiracy against the United States and money laundering, among others.


Putin says no Russian Olympics boycott after ban

2017-12-06 19:10

President Vladimir Putin said Russia would allow athletes to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics under a neutral flag, after the country was banned.

Russia negotiates deal for its warplanes to use Egypt bases

2017-11-30 18:30

Russia has approved a draft agreement with Egypt for Russian warplanes to use Egyptian military bases, a deal that would allow Moscow to further increase its military footprint in the Mideast.

Putin unveils plan to boost birth rates in Russia

2017-11-28 16:45

President Vladimir Putin has announced a string of reforms aimed at boosting birth rates in Russia as the population continues its long-term decline.

Putin signs 'foreign agent' media law

2017-11-26 08:21

President Vladimir Putin has signed into law new rules on international media organisations present in Russia being termed 'foreign agents'.

Putin speaks to Ukraine's separatist leaders

2017-11-16 21:07

Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to eastern Ukraine's rebel leaders to discuss a prisoner swap, a report says.

Trump: Putin denies, is 'insulted' by meddling accusation

2017-11-11 19:23

US President Donald Trump says Russian President Vladimir Putin has again denied meddling in the 2016 election.

Trump will not meet with Putin in Vietnam: White House

2017-11-10 10:00

US President Donald Trump will not hold a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of a regional summit in Vietnam, the White House says.

'London professor' in Trump case made many Russia trips

2017-11-02 21:33

The little-known professor suspected of being a key link between the Russian government and the Donald Trump campaign has made repeated visits to Russia in recent years.

SEE: The charges against Trump ex-campaign chief Manafort

2017-10-30 20:59

Have a look at this summary of the charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign head Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates.

Did Zuma cross Putin?

2017-10-24 09:10

Nobody messes with Russia's Vladimir Putin, as people who have crossed him can testify, and President Jacob Zuma recently found out, writes Max du Preez.

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