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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...

18-Mar-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin leads Russia presidential election with 76.65%

President Vladimir Putin was leading in the Russian presidential election with 76.65 per cent of the votes after 99 per cent of the ballots were counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Monday.Almost 55.5 million of voters supported his candidacy...

16-Mar-2018 Moscow

Vladimir Putin urges citizens to vote in presidential election

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday urged the citizens to cast their votes in Sunday's presidential election for the country's future development."Dear Russian citizens, as the incumbent president, I ask you to go to the polling station on Sunday. Use...

12-Mar-2018 moscow

Get to the bottom of spy case in Britain : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Britain should get to the bottom of the poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal before discussing the issue with Moscow."Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this,"...

10-Mar-2018 Moscow

Russia ready to discuss any issue with US : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country is ready to discuss any issue with the US and urged Washington to adopt the same attitude."We are ready to discuss any matter, be it missile-related issues, cyberspace or counter-terrorism efforts," Putin...

01-Mar-2018 moscow

Russia has invincible missile : Vladimir Putin

Russia has developed "invincible" nuclear weapons that can "reach anywhere in the world", President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday in his annual state of the nation address here.The speech was the last before an election Putin is expected to win in 17 days...

26-Feb-2018 moscow

Vladimir Putin orders humanitarian truce in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered daily "humanitarian pauses" in Syria's Eastern Ghouta to allow evacuation of civilians from the zone held by militants, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday.He said in a statement that the humanitarian...

24-Feb-2018 moscow

Vladimir Putin honours Russian military on Fatherland Defender's Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has paid tribute to the Russian military at a ceremony for presenting national awards on the occasion of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, the Kremlin has said."We honour those for whom military service became a mission and...

23-Feb-2018 Moscow

Russia's weapon quality reaches world top tier : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country's combat efficiency and quality of weapons can be ranked the best in the world, which ensures the country's safety."Developments of the past years have shown that we are in the top tier in the world in combat...

30-Jan-2018 Sochi (Russia)

Russia says Syria ready to move on from conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the right conditions were in place for Syria to move on from its tragic conflict, as delegates gathered here on Tuesday for the second day of a Syrian peace conference that opposition groups boycotted.The Russian-backed...

19-Jan-2018 moscow

Vladimir Putin dips into icy waters to mark Orthodox Epiphany

In the early hours of Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin submerged himself into the gelid waters of a frozen lake to mark the Epiphany, when the Orthodox Church carries out the great sanctification of the water.Putin, like many Orthodox Christians...

27-Dec-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin submits documents for 2018 presidential candidacy

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday submitted his application for registration as an independent candidate in the 2018 Russian presidential election.The Central Elections Commission (CEC) accepted the documents, which included an application for registration...

22-Dec-2017 moscow

Russia must have best forces to resist aggression : Vladimir Putin

Russia should have the best armed forces in face of the "aggressive" plans of the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday."Russia should be among the leading states, and in some areas -- the absolute...

14-Dec-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin to seek re-election as an independent

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that he would run for re-election as an independent candidate, banking on the support of numerous political parties and the popular vote while casting doubt on the competence of his opposition.Putin was...

12-Dec-2017 Ankara

'US move on Jerusalem destabilises Middle East'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin warned that the US move on Jerusalem destabilizes the Middle East and will not help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Speaking at a joint news conference on Monday after...

11-Dec-2017 Damascus

Vladimir Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria

Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria.The Russian leader made the announcement at the Hemeimeem air base in Syria's coastal province of Latakia, reports the Independent.Accompanied by Defence Minister...

06-Dec-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin says will run for President in 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday that he would seek a new term in the presidential election to be held in March 2018."I will stand as a candidate for the post of President of the Russian Federation," Putin was quoted by RIA Novosti news...

01-Dec-2017 moscow

Most resilient team will win 2018 FIFA World Cup : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that the nation showing the most resilience will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia."The most coveted trophy will be won by the team showing the most resilience. I would like to wish success to all the teams...

21-Nov-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin meets Assad to discuss Syria war

 Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar-al-Assad to discuss the war in Syria, the Kremlin said in on Tuesday.The meeting took place on Monday in the Russian seaside city of Sochi.Putin told Assad that joint military operations against...

11-Nov-2017 Da Nang (Vietnam)

Vladimir Putin again denies US poll meddling claim: Donald Trump

 US President Donald Trump on Saturday said his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin again denied interfering in the 2016 US elections and felt "insulted" by the allegations.The two leaders met briefly at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit here and...

09-Nov-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump to meet during APEC summit in Vietnam

 Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Vietnam, a top official said here on Thursday.Russian Presidential Aide Yuri Ushakov said Putin and Trump will meet on Friday,...

09-Nov-2017 moscow

Vladimir Putin voices support for Asia Pacific FTA

Russia supports the idea of establishing a free trade area (FTA) in the Asia Pacific region, which is believed to enhance the country's position in the region's market, President Vladimir Putin said in a statement."We support the idea of forming an Asia-Pacific...

08-Nov-2017 moscow

Russia's arms export to reach $15.3 bn in 2017: Vladimir Putin

Russia's export of arms and military equipment is expected to reach $15.3 billion by the end of 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday."Based on the results of January to September of this year, the portfolio of orders for military-technical cooperation...

01-Nov-2017 Tehran

Vladimir Putin hails Iran nuclear deal as good pact

 Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers in 2015 is a "good pact in line with expansion of peace and stability in the region".Putin, who made the remarks on Wednesday, was on a visit to Iran to attend...

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