Russia President Vladimir Putin

September 12, 2018
September 12, 2018

Putin says Skripal poisoning suspects are 'civilians'

Russia's Vladimir Putin says that two men Britain suspects of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal with military-grade nerve agent had been identified as "civilians" and were not criminals.

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Trump blames bad Russia ties on FBI 'witch hunt'

US President Donald Trump sets the scene for his summit with Vladimir Putin by blaming the chill in relations with Moscow on the investigation into Russian interference in his election victory.

July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018

Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Putin at first summit

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin speak at a joint press conference after holding a historic summit vowing their determination to forge a reset of troubled relations between the world's greatest nuclear powers.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018
USA

Summit fever: Trump reaches for big moment with Putin

Although President Donald Trump has met with Russia’s Vladimir Putin twice before, he is eager to recreate in Finland the heady experience that he had last month with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore: a summit that became a mass media event complete with powerful presidential images.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

Putin invites Russia player for discussion

Russian President Vladimir Putin invites Russian national team players and their head coach to discuss the results of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

May 7, 2018
May 7, 2018

Putin sworn in for another 6yrs

Vladimir Putin swears in for another six years as Russian president, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the West, a fragile economy and uncertainty about what happens when his term ends.

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018

US releases 'Putin list' of Russians eligible for sanctions

The US Treasury releases a long-awaited list of Russian officials and business leaders eligible for sanctions under a law designed to punish Moscow for its alleged meddling in the election that brought Donald Trump to power.

December 15, 2017
December 15, 2017

Trump, Putin discuss Korean Peninsula situation

US President Trump speaks by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the two leaders “discussed working together to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea,” the White House said in a statement.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Putin and Trump agree on Syria at brief meeting in Vietnam

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet briefly on the sidelines of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Vietnam and agree on the need for a political solution to Syria’s conflict.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Trump: Putin told me 'he didn't meddle' in US election

US president Donald Trump says his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin told him that "he didn't meddle" in US elections that propelled the billionaire former reality star to the White House.