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  • Reminding the world of the importance of multilateralism

    The 10th BRICS summit (July 25-27, 2018) has just concluded in Johannesburg, South Africa. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted China's President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Brazilian President Michel Temer.

  • Obama warns of 'uncertain times'

    Former US president Barack Obama yesterday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of "strange and uncertain times", a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin over interference in US elections.

  • Mueller probe shouldn't derail US-Russia ties: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday described the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Moscow's election meddling as "political games" that should not be permitted to interfere with US-Russia relations.

  • Putin-Donald Trump summit

    Putin-Trump summit July 16

    A long-awaited summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will take place in Helsinki on July 16, the Kremlin and the White House says in simultaneous statements.

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    Putin says will engage with West after record vote win

    Vladimir Putin says he would address disputes with the West after an election that saw him return to the Kremlin with a record vote share, as Moscow faces increasing isolation.

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    Putin says grandfather cooked for Lenin, Stalin

    Vladimir Putin’s paternal grandfather worked as a cook for both Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin, the Russian president says in a film posted on the internet.

  • Putin, Trump agree to defeat IS in Syria: Kremlin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, in a joint statement on Syria, agreed to continue joint efforts on fighting Islamic State until it is defeated, the Kremlin says.

  • The Strongman returns

    It should be no surprise to us that the political 'strongman' has resurged. The very word evokes images of a bare-bodied Vladimir...

  • Russia ‘capable of more’ in Syria

    Vladimir Putin has said Russia is using "far from everything we are capable of" in its military operations in Syria.

  • Putin vows tough line on Syria threats

    President Vladimir Putin orders the Russian military to take "extremely tough" action against any threat to its forces in Syria.

  • The New Moscowteers

    They are the great many who simply ignore what motivates Putin's armed diplomacy (and not just in Syria): the desire to exact revenge on those who, in his eyes, were responsible for the Soviet Union's downfall.

  • Assad in surprise visit to Moscow

    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has visited Moscow on his first overseas trip since the civil war broke out in his country in 2011.

  • Fifa presidency

    Blatter and Ali battle for power

    While Fifa continues to reel from "a storm" of damaging corruption allegations, 209 member associations will decide on Friday whether to give Sepp Blatter a fifth term as president.

  • Russia 'lost 220 troops' in Ukraine - Nemtsov report

    An investigation by Russian opposition activists concludes that 220 Russian soldiers died in two major battles in eastern Ukraine.

  • Putin top influential: Time poll

    United States President Barack Obama drops out from the top 10 influentials list made by the voters – half of whom were from inside the US.

  • Putin set to make China trip

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit China later this year to attend events marking the 70th anniversary of victory in the world's anti-fascist war

  • Nemtsov Ukraine report 'to be released in April'

    A report on Russia's role in Ukraine conflict - compiled by murdered Nemtsov - will be released in April