Tag Archives: Vladimir Putin

  • Russia plans new missile systems to counter US by 2021

    Russia will race to develop two new land-based missile launch systems before 2021 to respond to Washington’s planned exit from a landmark nuclear arms control pact, it said on Tuesday. ...

  • Russia to manufacture one of its most advanced copters in India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said even though India's options have increased, Russia will remain the country's "most important" defence partner. ...

  • Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal from Ukrainian border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine. ...

  • Putin is ‘self-centred’, Dalai Lama says

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticized Russia's President Vladimir Putin as "self-centred" in a German newspaper interview on Sunday. ...

  • Russia says will complete legal moves to absorb Crimea this week

    The legal process required to make Crimea part of Russia will be completed this week, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday. President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty to bring the Ukrainian region into Russia on Tuesday. ...

  • Pussy Riot: symbol of the new anti-Putin opposition

    Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, whose two jailed members were freed in an amnesty on Monday, went from nearly unknown rebels to a global cause celebre for their defiant opposition to President Vladimir Putin. ...

  • Tibetans urge G20 leaders to address the crisis in Tibet

    As world leaders converge on St Petersburg in Russia for a G20 summit meant to tackle global economic uncertainty, exile Tibetans called on world leaders to intervene on the worsening human rights situation in Tibet. ...

  • Xi’s Russia trip attests new paradigm of state-to-state ties

    Following a diplomatic tradition, Chinese President Xi Jinping is heading for Russia for the first stop of his first foreign tour as China's head of state. ...

  • Thousands stage new demonstration against Putin

    Thousands of opposition supporters gathered Saturday outside the old KGB headquarters in central Moscow to mark a year of mass protests against Vladimir Putin and his government. ...