Britain's Johnson warns Putin over Skripal poisoning
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday used his first official meeting with Vladimir Putin to warn the Russian leader not to repeat the 2018 chemical attack that almost killed former spy Sergei Skripal. Downing Street said Johnson told the Kremlin chief on the sidelines of a summit on the Libya crisis in Berlin that…
Putin extends cash payouts for babies to counter population slump
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced new financial incentives to encourage Russians to have more children to boost the population.
Putin proposes referendum on constitutional changes
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed a referendum on amending Russia's constitution to increase the powers of parliament while maintaining a strong presidential system.
Merkel, Putin discuss Middle East flashpoints at Kremlin meeting
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Saturday for talks set to focus on flashpoints in the Middle East.
Ukraine rivals exchange 200 prisoners in controversial swap
Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country's war-torn east exchanged 200 prisoners on Sunday, swapping detained fighters for civilians and servicemen
Suspect planning Russia attack pledged to IS
A suspect detained for planning an attack in Saint Petersburg during New Year's festivities had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, Russia's FSB security service
Putin says Trump impeachment based on 'made-up grounds'
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the impeachment of Donald Trump was based on "made-up" grounds, adding he did not believe it marked the end of the US president.
Putin set for landmark Paris talks on Ukraine conflict
Russian leader Vladimir Putin will hold formal talks Monday for the first time with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky over the conflict in Ukraine's east, at a highly anticipated summit in Paris.