Putin

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

No need for Bangladeshi volunteers to join military operation in Ukraine: Russian Embassy 

The Russian Embassy in Dhaka today said that although they appreciated the gesture of Bangladeshi citizens who wanted to volunteer in the Russian military operation in Ukraine, there is no need for it.

February 3, 2019
February 3, 2019

Back to cold-war era?

President Vladimir Putin yesterday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty in a mirror response to a US move, triggering fears of a new arms race.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019
USA

'Never worked for Russia'

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia, his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against US interests.

March 7, 2018
March 7, 2018

FIFA releases special video 100 days before World Cup

FIFA releases special video, set to Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee, featuring legends of the game juggling and doing tricks.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Panama Papers: Huge leak reveals elite’s tax havens

A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

Turkey challenges Russia over IS oil trade claim

Turkey has challenged Russia to prove its claim that Ankara shot down a Russian plane in order to protect its oil trade with Islamic State (IS).

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

The Grand Theatre of War

World War I was once thought of as 'the War to End All Wars'. But the hypothesis that “violence can be extinguished with greater violence” has since been thoroughly disproved and should have no place in modern statecraft. Yet it is the bedrock of anti-terrorism.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Russia announces Turkey sanctions

Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border on Tuesday.

July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015

Services held to mark MH17 disaster anniversary

Memorial services are being held to mark the first anniversary of the MH17 air disaster, in which 298 people died.

July 8, 2015
July 8, 2015

Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders today including India's Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies.