Vladimir Putin

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Russia is claiming a breakthrough in the global race for a coronavirus vaccine, but experts are questioning how safe and effective it is. President Vladimir Putin announced that it had registered the...

Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad jokingly invited Donald Trump to Syria in a bid to "change him for the better". The Russian and Syrian leaders were filmed mocking the US President during...

Cryptocurrencies threaten to completely change the way that money works worldwide. The two world wars made the US dollar the world’s number one currency. During World War II, in particular, the US became...

A huge bright object spotted across Russia has seen social media flooded with reports of a UFO – but the real reason is even scarier. The bright “cone” was filmed soaring over the Urals and Volga...

The five scientists who died in an unexplained nuclear explosion had been testing an “unparalleled” weapon, says Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The mysterious accident occurred at a naval missile test...

Vladimir Putin has flexed his military muscles by launching cruise missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads. The missile launches were part of the Thunder 2019 military exercises which took place...

Vladimir Putin fawned over Robert Mugabe following the death of the brutal former dictator who oppressed his people for decades. Zimbabwe's former president, 95, died in Singapore, where he had been...

Moscow hopes the route which runs from Murmansk to the Bering Strait near Alaska could take off as it cuts sea transport times from Asia to Europe. The Ural is designed to be crewed by 75 people and...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday raised the possibility of meeting Ukraine’s president-elect in a sign Moscow might want to improve relations that soured after its 2014 annexation of...

The two had a quick meeting during a dinner for world leaders. Donald Trump announced last week that he was canceling the private meeting planned with Vladimir Putin after Russia’s aggression toward...

Terrified students fleeing a gunman who opened fire at a school in Crimea found their escape routes blocked by bodies of the dead. The horrific scale of the massacre became clear today as the faces...

Russian spies are targeting ex-MI6 officers and diplomats in a bid to make them traitors. The Foreign Office has put out an urgent warning over Putin’s spooks’ tactics. A memo states: “Russian services...

Vladimir Putin will star in a bizarre new calendar hitting the shelves in Russia this month. The self-styled strongman even plays up to his ‘tough’ image by posing topless in a range of unusual...

Police in Russia have detained more than 800 people protesting against the planned increase in pension age. The unpopular change – which will see men retire at 65 instead of 60 and women retire at...

An army source has warned Business Insider that Vladimir Putin has a political edge in Europe over U.S. president Donald Trump. Retired Army Lieutenant General Ben Hodges claims that Trump’s stance...