Vladimir Putin

Political storm over allegations Salvini’s party took money from Russians

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini denied a media report that his League party had sought millions of euros from Russian investors via a secret … Read more

Pope Francis receives Vladimir Putin

Pope Francis on Thursday received Vladimir Putin in an audience at the Vatican. It’s the Russian president’s sixth visit to the Vatican, and his third … Read more

Photo Story: Putin Lands in Rome


Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) disembarks from a plane as he arrives at Rome’s international airport in Fiumicino, Italy, 04 July 2019.

Putin is … Read more

Putin to meet the Pope today

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip … Read more

Kremlin says details of sub fire that killed 14 ‘top secret’

The Kremlin on Wednesday said details of a fire that killed 14 crew on a deep-water submersible will not be made public because they include … Read more

Is Putin’s popularity at home plummeting?

Every year, Russian President Vladimir Putin stars in a big show, an hourslong televised question-and-answer marathon in which the president hears the people’s complaints, … Read more

Photo Story – Presidential audience – Russia

A visitor in a bar watches on television Russian president Vladimir Putin answering peoples questions during a live broadcasted call-in conference, Podolsk, outside Moscow, Russia, … Read more

Putin appeals for ‘trust’ and speaks against trade war issues

There is a need to restore trust between countries in relation to global trade and find a way to resolve trade war issues, Russian President … Read more

In Moscow, hundreds protest in government-approved demonstration supporting investigative journalist, decrying abuse of power

Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorised rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his … Read more

More than 200 persons arrested at Moscow journalist protest


More than 200 people were arrested, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in … Read more

Italy, Russia, and Tunisia agree on no military solution for Libya

The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he had agreed with the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi to reject

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Putin raises possibility of meeting new Ukrainian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the possibility of meeting Ukraine’s president-elect.

This possible move is being seen as a sign Moscow might want to … Read more

Putin and Kim pledge stronger ties

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit near the port city of … Read more

Putin and Kim to hold Vladivostok summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vladivostok for his first talks today with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un.

The summit is being held on Russky … Read more

Kim arrives in Russia for summit with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Vladivostok in the Russian far-east for a summit with President Vladimir Putin.

Kim was greeted with gifts after … Read more

North Korea confirms Kim-Putin summit in Russia


The North Korean state media confirmed that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will visit Russia for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.… Read more

Italian singer Al Bano blacklisted by the Ukrainian Government


Ukraine’s Ministry of Culture declared popular Italian singer Al Bano as a threat to national security and hence blacklisted him.

The veteran Italian entertainer … Read more

Russia would set missiles on US if it deployed missiles in Europe

The Russian president delivered his state-of-the-nation address on Wednesday. He accused the US of unilaterally withdrawing from the INF treaty and said he would target … Read more


Putin invites Trump to new talks in Paris

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited US President Trump to new talks in Paris next month amid talks with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton … Read more

Putin’s Russia is the major threat for the unity of the European Union – Donald Tusk

Vladimir Putin’s Russia represents a major threat to the unity of the European Union, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk said Saturday.

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Russian President attends Austria’s Foreign Minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stopped off on the way to a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today to attend the wedding of Austria’s … Read more

Putin describes Summit as successful

Euronews : President Putin says his meeting with President Trump was “successful and has led to useful agreements”.

At a speech to his Ambassadors and … Read more

Breaking News: Trump asks aide to invite Putin to Washington

President Donald Trump has asked national security adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington in the fall.

That’s the latest update … Read more

Thursday Morning Briefing

Good morning,

From Trump’s back pedalling to the Queen’s messages hidden in brooches. From the court room in Valletta to the temporary beach volley court … Read more

Wednesday Morning Briefing

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Matteo Salvini denounces photos of people stranded at sea by Libya as fake after being accused that this is a result of his … Read more