Putin to meet Hollande in France on October 19
Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his French counterpart Francois Hollande during a visit to France on October 19, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Putin calls to boost Russia's defences
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a boost of Russia's defences to keep the nation "strong" as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States.
Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with 'unfriendly' US
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on plutonium disposal, citing Washington's "unfriendly actions".
Putin praises Israel's Peres for 'courage and patriotism'
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed former Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the age of 93, for his "courage and patriotism".
Putin's party scores crushing win in Russia parliament vote
Russia's ruling United Russia party has cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, with more than 93 percent of votes counted.
Russia votes in parliamentary polls with Putin secure
Russians voted in parliamentary polls on Sunday, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to maintain their dominance as the Kremlin sought to make a show of eliminating vote fraud after mass opposition protests last time around.
Putin says Syrian army honouring truce, rebels 'regrouping'
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Moscow is holding to its part of the Syria agreement, but accused the rebels of using it to "regroup" and called for more transparency from Washington. "We see attempts to regroup among these terrorists, to switch one label for another, one name for another and keep their military…
Putin says leaked WADA documents raise 'lots of questions'
President Vladimir Putin said Friday that World Anti-Doping Agency documents leaked in a hack blamed on Russian cyberspies had raised "lots of questions" about medical exemptions that allow athletes to take banned substances.