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30-Jun-2019 Osaka (Japan)

G20: Vladimir Putin stresses on need to further Russia-Japan ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphasised on the need of close bilateral ties between Russia and Japan."Much work needs to be done to take Russia-Japan relations to the next level," Xinhua quoted Putin as saying during a joint press conference with Japanese...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Elton John mistaken about LGBT rights in Russia : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that British singer Elton John is mistaken about the rights of LGBTs in Russia."I have a lot of respect for him, he is a genius musician, we all enjoy his music, but I think he is mistaken," Putin said on Saturday during...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Russia, US to begin nuclear arms talks: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he and his US counterpart Donald Trump had asked their foreign ministries to begin talks on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).But it is too early to tell whether the negotiations will...

27-Dec-2018 Moscow

Russia's 'invulnerable' n-missile ready to deploy : Vladimir Putin

Russia's new hypersonic missile system, which Moscow claims is "invulnerable" to the US defences, will enter service in 2019, President Vladimir Putin said after conducting a test of the missile.The Avangard hypersonic system was tested from the Dombarovsky military...

20-Dec-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin : Threat of nuclear war shouldn't be underestimated

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the threat of a nuclear war should not be underestimated as he accused the US of provoking an arms race after abandoning various agreements.During his annual live-broadcast press conference, Putin said there...

09-Dec-2018 Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu, Vladimir Putin agree to arrange security meeting

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Saturday to soon arrange a meeting between security delegations of the two countries.The agreement was reached during the earlier phone talks between the two leaders over...

01-Dec-2018 Buenos Aires (Argentina)

BRICS leaders declare common stand on WTO reform

Leaders of the emerging economies' bloc BRICS declared their common stand on the reform of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) here on Friday.A communique was issued after Brazilian President Michel Temer, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister...

24-Oct-2018 Moscow

I am puzzled by US' unprovoked moves : Vladimir Putin

The President of Russia met on Tuesday with the United States' national security advisor on the second day of the latter's visit to Moscow and told him that his government was puzzled by the US' moves such as withdrawing from a Cold War-era nuclear arms...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Thinking about art, humanitarian cooperation in BRICS : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin here on Friday said all sorts of collaborations were possible among BRICS nations, and that cooperation in the field of art and in humanitarian affairs was being looked into."Be it in the field of finance or economic partnerships,...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

India, Russia ink action plan to set up 6 more n-reactors in India

India and Russia on Friday signed a document for cooperation on a new nuclear power project in India with the latest VVER-1200 type reactors powered by advanced fuel.The Action Plan for Prioritisation and Implementation of Cooperation Areas in the Nuclear...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

India-Russia trade to cross $30 bn by 2025 : Vladimir Putin

As Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday expressed hope that the mutual trade turnover between India and Russia would grow to $30 billion by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Russia to set up a dedicated defence industrial park in the country.To...

05-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Narendra Modi, Vladimir Putin hold restricted meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a restricted meeting here on Friday ahead of delegation-level talks of the annual bilateral summit.Modi received Putin at the Hyderabad House here and the two leaders warmly shook hands...

04-Oct-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin calls ex-Russian spy Skripal 'traitor'

Russian President Vladimir Putin called former spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned along with his daughter in the UK, a "traitor" and suggested that the incident was being "artificially blown up" by the media.Asked at an energy forum on Wednesday in Moscow...

13-Sep-2018 Moscow

Russia is peace-loving state : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that his country was peace-loving and that the ongoing Vostok-2018 exercises deemed as the largest military drills since the Cold War, were aimed at developing its defence capabilities.Speaking at Tsugol, situated...

22-Jul-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin, Macron discuss joint humanitarian aid to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have discussed the implementation of a joint initiative on delivering relief to Syria, the Kremlin said."Special attention was devoted to humanitarian aspects of the Syrian settlement...

18-Jul-2018 Washington

Meeting Putin was better than NATO summit : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was even better than the annual NATO summit in Brussels, at which he demanded a greater contribution to defense funding by America's allies."While...

05-Jun-2018 Vienna

Russia open to cooperation with EU : Vladimir Putin

The Russian President said on Tuesday that his country was ready for cooperation with the European Union.Vladimir Putin spoke to the press in the Austrian capital Vienna alongside his Austrian counterpart Alexander Van der Bellen, reports Efe news."We are...

26-May-2018 Moscow

No Russian support for Catalonia's independence drive : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin denied on Friday that his country has supported the independence drive of the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia, saying he wants the Iberian nation to preserve its territorial integrity."We have good and fruitful relations...

21-May-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Informal Summit between India and Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin held their first informal Summit in the city of Sochi in the Russian Federation on May 21, 2018.  The Summit provided an occasion for both leaders to deepen their friendship and to exchange views...

19-Mar-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin re-elected Russia's President for another 6 years

Russian voters gave Vladimir Putin a resounding approval for a fourth term as President, with figures from the Central Election Commission on Monday showing him winning with 76.68 per cent of the vote, his highest score ever, despite opposition activists highlighting...

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