Vladimir Putin Headlines

  • House of Trump, House of Putin by Craig Unger – review

    Though engaging, this fresh look at Donald Trump’s links to Russia adds little to the story However much Donald Trump rails against the “witch hunt” over his ties to Russia, he must secretly revel in the number of trees being felled to cover a presidential term not yet at its halfway point. Craig Unger’s new book enters a crowded Trumpology market. Fourteen years after Unger’s House of Bush, House of Saud, detailing links between the Bush family and Saudi Arabia and hinting at dark cover-ups in...

    the Guardian
  • Escort says oligarch now has tapes on Russia interference

    An escort service worker from Belarus who claimed to have information linking Russian interference to the election of President Donald Trump says she no longer has the evidence and will not talk about it. Anastasia Vashukevich on Monday pleaded innocent as her trial in Thailand began on...

    ABC News
  • Escort says oligarch now has tapes on Russia interference

    An escort service worker from Belarus who claimed to have information linking Russian interference to the election of President Donald Trump says she no longer has the evidence and will not talk about it.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • What Russia's Youth Are Thinking

    Dimitri Alexander Simes Security, Eurasia While most young Russians approve of Vladimir Putin and oppose completely overhauling the status quo, they are not blind to the system’s problems. The politics of Russia’s youth are an enigma for most Western observers. No unified understanding exists among journalists, analysts and policy makers. Some are firmly convinced that the generation raised under President Vladimir Putin’s rule is the vanguard of the opposition, while others insist that young...

    The National Interest
  • New video shows Vladimir Putin taking centre stage at wedding of Austrian foreign minister

    Russian president dances with bride, makes speech and - inevitably - sits at top table

    www.independent.co.uk
  • National security advisor John Bolton warns Russia is 1 of 4 countries tied to US election meddling

    National security advisor John Bolton reportedly said Sunday that the U.S. government is not just worried about Russian interference in the 2018 midterm elections. It's concerned about Chinese, Iranian, and North Korean meddling, too.

    CNBC
  • Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters no agreements were reached, but the meeting had simply been intended to "check the watches."

    CNBC
  • The West hoped for democracy in Turkey. Erdogan had other ideas.

    Turkey was a stalwart NATO ally bridging Europe and the volatile Middle East. It was before Turkey descended into a financial crisis delivered in no small measure by his authoritarian proclivities and unorthodox stewardship of the economy.

    CNBC
  • Colorado legislative aide punished for Putin portrait prank

    An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the state capitol building near a spot reserved for a portrait of President Donald Trump. The prank, which made...

    ABC News
  • The US and Iran will negotiate again before long — and Putin will play a starring role

    Thomas Kronsteiner / Getty Images Even in its afterlife, the Iran nuclear deal continues to polarize. After President Donald Trump offered to talk to the Iranians without preconditions, it seems there could be another round of US-Iranian negotiations. However, those negotiations won't look anything like they have in the past—and Russian President Vladimir Putin will likely play a starring role as peacemaker. Though Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei initially shot down any talks with the US,...

    Business Insider
  • Putin urges Europe to help rebuild Syria so refugees can return

    Russian president makes call ahead of meeting with tight-lipped Angela Merkel Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Europe to contribute to the reconstruction of Syria to allow millions of refugees to return home. “We need to strengthen the humanitarian effort in the Syrian conflict,” he said on Saturday ahead of a meeting with his German counterpart Angela Merkel at the government retreat of Meseberg castle, north of Berlin. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel meet near Berlin to discuss Syria, other diplomatic issues

    Both leaders raised concerns about Syria and the plight of the many refugees created by the seven-year-old war there.

    globalnews.ca
  • The Latest: US’s Pompeo sends condolences over Annan’s death

    The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local)

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Trump: ‘Nothing bad can happen' from meeting with foreign leaders

    Trump defends his meetings with Russian, North Korean leaders.

    TheHill
  • Merkel and Putin: A Long History of Distrust and Reconciliation

    The German chancellor and the Russian president are met on Saturday. Their discussions will be influenced by a long history of alienation and rapprochements.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Cossacks and flowers as Putin leads Austrian wedding dance

    Fresh controversy as foreign minister Karin Kneissl offers warm welcome to Russian leader There was a Russian Cossack choir, a horse-drawn carriage and a venue specialising in a Viennese fried chicken. But one thing about the wedding of the Austrian foreign minister, Karin Kneissl, stood out: among the guests was the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. The exact details of Putin’s controversial “private” visit weren’t confirmed until the last minute, when his private plane touched down at the...

    the Guardian
  • Global reactions to death of former UN chief Kofi Annan

    Reactions to the death of Kofi Annan, the first black African to become U.N. secretary-general and a Nobel Peace Prize winner who died early Saturday at age 80 after a short illness: ——— "In a world now filled with leaders who are anything but that, our loss, the...

    ABC News
  • Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel meet near Berlin to discuss Syria, other diplomatic issues

    Both leaders raised concerns about Syria and the plight of the many refugees created by the seven-year-old war there.

    Global News