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#Vladimir Putin

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal
# Cold War Era
# Cold War Era

'A very dangerous step': Russian anger at Trump's plan to withdraw from nuclear weapons deal

Updated Oct 21st 2018, 1:44 PM 32,143 Views 57 Comments

The US has accused Russia of breaking the terms of the treaty signed during the 1980s.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'
# Et Tu Sergei
# Et Tu Sergei

Putin labels poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and a 'scumbag'

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:20 PM 13,285 Views 54 Comments

The Russian President was visibly angry when he was speaking about Skripal today in Moscow.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy
# Ruslan Boshirov/anatoly Chepiga
# Ruslan Boshirov/anatoly Chepiga

Suspect in British Novichok poisoning is actually a Russian colonel and former spy

Sep 26th 2018, 10:50 PM 30,809 Views 99 Comments

British investigative team Bellingcat claims to have discovered that ‘Ruslan Boshirov’ is in fact FRU colonel Anatoly Chepiga.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 17 September, 2018

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib
# Syria
# Syria

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib

Sep 17th 2018, 6:42 PM 6,312 Views 37 Comments

The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'
# Novichok
# Novichok

Putin says the two men named as suspects in Salisbury poisoning are 'civilians, not criminals'

Sep 12th 2018, 8:41 AM 16,504 Views 69 Comments

Putin said the two men do not work for the military and called on them to come forward.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 7 September, 2018

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas
# UK
# UK

Russians accused of carrying out Salisbury attack reportedly posed as businessmen to obtain visas

Sep 7th 2018, 5:09 PM 15,155 Views 54 Comments

British authorities have issued arrest warrants for two suspected members of Russian military intelligence.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry
# Russia
# Russia

Putin softens plans to reform Russia's pension system amid public outcry

Aug 29th 2018, 9:18 PM 13,601 Views 23 Comments

Putin suggested raising the state pension age by five years to 60 years for women, instead of the earlier proposed eight years to 63.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Top US spy says 'awkward' reaction to Trump-Putin summit 'wasn't meant to be disrespectful'
# Dan Coats
# Dan Coats

Top US spy says 'awkward' reaction to Trump-Putin summit 'wasn't meant to be disrespectful'

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:14 AM 15,114 Views 29 Comments

When told during a live interview that Trump had invited Putin to the US, Dan Coats sighed and said “OK. That’s going to be special.”.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 20 July, 2018

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House
# Off Guard
# Off Guard

'Say that again' - Top US spy shocked when he learns Trump invited Putin to the White House

Jul 20th 2018, 7:27 AM 36,892 Views 59 Comments

The Washington meeting could happen as early as this autumn.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit
# Helsinki Summit
# Helsinki Summit

Putin and Trump morph into one on Time front cover as world continues to react to Helsinki summit

Jul 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 23,395 Views 58 Comments

President Putin today told Russian diplomats his views following the summit in Helsinki on Monday.

Donald Trump says he would hold Putin personally responsible for election meddling
# Changing Tune
# Changing Tune

Donald Trump says he would hold Putin personally responsible for election meddling

Jul 19th 2018, 7:22 AM 20,487 Views 131 Comments

Trump has been backpedaling on on comments he made in Helsinki.

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia
# Russia
# Russia

Trump says no US president has been as 'tough' as him on Russia

Updated Jul 18th 2018, 10:25 PM 24,131 Views 117 Comments

Earlier today, Trump took to Twitter to insist that the summit had been a success.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm
# Helsinking Ship
# Helsinking Ship

Trump and Putin both go on Fox News as US President returns to Washington into Russia firestorm

Jul 17th 2018, 7:19 AM 20,248 Views 62 Comments

Trump said he ‘doesn’t see any reason’ why Russia would meddle in US elections.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea
# Annexation
# Annexation

Trump fails to rule out accepting Russia's claim to Crimea

Jun 30th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,736 Views 43 Comments

“We’re going to have to see.”

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland next month
# Getting To Know You
# Getting To Know You

Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland next month

Updated Jun 28th 2018, 1:49 PM 10,250 Views 37 Comments

Hawkish US envoy John Bolton was received in Moscow with top honours.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018
# Football Feast In The East
# Football Feast In The East

From shootin' to Putin: Here's TheJournal.ie's bluffer's guide to World Cup 2018

Jun 14th 2018, 12:03 AM 15,105 Views 14 Comments

The tournament kicks off in Russia later today.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 7 May, 2018

'We have revived pride in our fatherland' - Putin sworn in for fourth term
# Putin Him In Charge
# Putin Him In Charge

'We have revived pride in our fatherland' - Putin sworn in for fourth term

May 7th 2018, 1:36 PM 11,783 Views 62 Comments

“As head of state I will do all I can to multiply the strength, prosperity and fame of Russia.”

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Dutch lawyer becomes first person sentenced in Trump-Russia probe
# Robert Mueller
# Robert Mueller

Dutch lawyer becomes first person sentenced in Trump-Russia probe

Apr 3rd 2018, 8:08 PM 24,095 Views 54 Comments

Alex van der Zwaan has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $20,000.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 2 April, 2018

Trump invited Putin to White House in phone call his advisers said not to make
# When You Free?
# When You Free?

Trump invited Putin to White House in phone call his advisers said not to make

Apr 2nd 2018, 4:05 PM 17,948 Views 56 Comments

At the time, Trump is said to have expressed the hope the two countries could return to “constructive and serious dialogue”.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'These children were killed by corruption': Angry locals question official death toll in Russian fire
# Kemerovo
# Kemerovo

'These children were killed by corruption': Angry locals question official death toll in Russian fire

Mar 27th 2018, 10:32 PM 12,793 Views 25 Comments

Demonstrations have taken place across Russia after the shopping centre fire in Kemerovo.

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?
# Sergei Skripal
# Sergei Skripal

Why has Ireland ousted a Russian diplomat, and how significant is it?

Mar 27th 2018, 2:30 PM 23,096 Views 164 Comments

“Expelling diplomats is ‘cheap diplomacy’,” one expert said. “It’s a low-cost way of reacting, and it doesn’t cost anything financially.”

# vladimir-putin - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics
# Russia 2018
From The42
# Russia 2018

Boris Johnson compares this summer's World Cup to Hitler and the 1936 Olympics

Mar 21st 2018, 6:24 PM 21,127 Views 59 Comments

Britain’s foreign secretary believes Vladimir Putin will ‘glory’ in the global sporting event, which Russia is hosting in June.

Going against advice, Trump congratulated Putin on his election win
# Russian Meddling
# Russian Meddling

Going against advice, Trump congratulated Putin on his election win

Mar 21st 2018, 9:41 AM 14,383 Views 59 Comments

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said that the poisoning of a spy in the UK was not mentioned during the call.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 19 March, 2018

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)
# In The Cold
# In The Cold

Putin records best ever election performance (but western leaders aren't lining up to congratulate him)

Mar 19th 2018, 6:50 AM 26,068 Views 101 Comments

So far only close allies have congratulated him as Moscow’s relations with the West disintegrate.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Russians go to the polls as Putin is set to secure a fourth term in charge
# Putin Him In Charge
# Putin Him In Charge

Russians go to the polls as Putin is set to secure a fourth term in charge

Mar 18th 2018, 7:31 AM 5,633 Views 16 Comments

The election comes amid tensions with Britain.

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'
# Russia
# Russia

Coveney says human rights situation in Crimea is 'deeply concerning'

Mar 18th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,826 Views 74 Comments

The Tánaiste has reiterated Ireland’s support for Ukraine on the fourth anniversary of the illegal annexation of Crimea.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents
# Poison
# Poison

Explainer: What we know about Russia's Novichok nerve agents

Mar 13th 2018, 7:00 PM 13,513 Views 59 Comments

The agent is an ultra-fine powder, made up of several components that would have been mixed safely by the assassin.

# vladimir-putin - Friday 9 March, 2018

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

Police ask military to help remove objects from scene where former spy was found unconscious

Mar 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 12,621 Views 72 Comments

Russia has said the claim it poisoned Sergei Skripal is ‘propaganda’.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning
# Salisbury
# Salisbury

UK warns foreign states over Russian ex-spy's suspected poisoning

Mar 6th 2018, 7:35 PM 35,074 Views 118 Comments

A former Russian spy and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in England yesterday.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons
# Invincible
# Invincible

'Listen to us now': Vladimir Putin says Russia now has 'invincible' weapons

Mar 1st 2018, 3:09 PM 24,981 Views 156 Comments

Putin made the comments during his state of the nation speech today.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Germany nabs Russian hooligan over Euro 2016 attack on England fan
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

Germany nabs Russian hooligan over Euro 2016 attack on England fan

Feb 22nd 2018, 2:29 PM 7,220 Views 0 Comments

Police said they detained the wanted man on his arrival at Munich airport en route to Bilbao.

# vladimir-putin - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory
# Russian Election
# Russian Election

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

Feb 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 11,136 Views 83 Comments

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

Russian Foreign Minister dismisses US election meddling probe as 'blabber'

Feb 17th 2018, 1:10 PM 11,581 Views 0 Comments

“So as long as we don’t see facts, everything else is blabber.”

# vladimir-putin - Monday 12 February, 2018

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US
# Icarus
From The42
# Icarus

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US

Feb 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 27,734 Views 55 Comments

Wearing a disguise, Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has given an interview to apologise for his role in the doping scandal.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

'He is an odious individual who has problems with the law'
# Dispute
From The42
# Dispute

'He is an odious individual who has problems with the law'

Jan 30th 2018, 12:05 PM 38,497 Views 15 Comments

The Kremlin says Grigory Rodchenkov’s claims Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian doping programme amount to ‘slander’.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests
# Protests
# Protests

Russian opposition leader arrested during anti-Putin protests

Jan 28th 2018, 12:40 PM 11,832 Views 65 Comments

Earlier, police raided the Moscow office of Navalny as the demonstrations calling for a boycott of Russia’s presidential election took place.

# vladimir-putin - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Vladimir Putin says St Petersburg supermarket explosion was 'an act of terror'
# Al-queda
# Al-queda

Vladimir Putin says St Petersburg supermarket explosion was 'an act of terror'

Dec 28th 2017, 9:03 AM 11,218 Views 9 Comments

13 people were injured in the blast.

# vladimir-putin - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call
# Protests
# Protests

Russia election: Kremlin questions legality of boycott call

Dec 26th 2017, 3:28 PM 5,832 Views 2 Comments

Vladimir Putin, who has been in power for 18 years and is expected to easily win another six-year term.

# vladimir-putin - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election
# Alexei Navalny
# Alexei Navalny

Thousands declare support for Kremlin critic in Russia's March election

Dec 24th 2017, 7:07 PM 9,395 Views 40 Comments

But 41 year old lawyer Alexei Navalny has been deemed ineligible to run in the Russian election due to a criminal conviction.

# vladimir-putin - Monday 18 December, 2017

Putin calls up Trump to thank him for US help in foiling St Petersburg terror attack
# Cheers Buddy
# Cheers Buddy

Putin calls up Trump to thank him for US help in foiling St Petersburg terror attack

Dec 18th 2017, 7:27 AM 15,613 Views 35 Comments

The White House said the foiled attack could have killed “large numbers of people”.