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Western media bashing of Putin’s circle boomerangs – pres admin head to RT
Recent accusations of corruption flung by Western media at those close to Vladimir Putin are desperate attempts to get at the Russian President, the head of the presidential administration Sergey Ivanov told RT.

22.05.2015 19:02

Russia ready for dialogue, despite Western media attacks – Putin’s spokesman
Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has described attacks by US and UK media on Russia and its president as “loosely made up lies,” but said that Moscow was prepared to work with the West despite this “pinching and nibbling.”

22.05.2015 12:30

Moscow ready to supply weapons to Iraq to help fight ISIS
Moscow and Baghdad have been expanding military cooperation, President Vladimir Putin said, and Russia is ready to supply weapons to Iraq to aid the fight against Islamic State militants’ advance in the region, said Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov.

21.05.2015 16:18

‘Want to vote for Putin in Italy? Now you can!’ Russian President’s namesake pushing into politics
Italians living in the Veneto region could soon get their own Putin. No, the Russian president has not suddenly decided to downshift and change countries. This Putin is a glamorous local political upstart.

20.05.2015 17:11

Russia unimpressed with NATO’s ‘We are the War’ performance
Let’s consider for a moment what the response would be from Washington if Russia announced the start of international war games near American borders. Impossible you say? Yet that is almost exactly what the Pentagon has announced near Russia.

20.05.2015 13:43

Japan: Putin’s visit to Tokyo may settle Kuril Islands dispute
Tokyo has signaled it would like Vladimir Putin to finally resolve a territorial dispute and sign a peace treaty 70 years after the end of World War II. The Kremlin said it would welcome dialogue.

20.05.2015 07:07

‘Poroshenko’s political life hangs in the balance’
President Poroshenko of Ukraine is trying to walk a fine line between an extreme right fascist position to uphold for his political survival in Ukraine, and a more conciliatory tone he has to take internationally, says geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser.

20.05.2015 12:33

Cast in faux bronze: 'Emperor Putin' monument revealed outside St. Petersburg
A small community near St. Petersburg has revealed a bust of President Vladimir Putin depicted as a Roman emperor – sans laurel crown. The man behind the monument is a controversial Cossack leader, who earlier advocated taking Alaska from the US.

17.05.2015 13:47

Putin puts his skates on for NHL, scores 8 goals (VIDEO)
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken to the ice in one of Sochi's Olympic sports arenas. The state leader played along the country's other top officials, sportsmen and businessmen in an NHL (Night Hockey League) match.

16.05.2015 16:13

'Crucified Putin': Latvian artist nails Russian president’s effigy to cross
The statue of a crucified Russian President Vladimir Putin has appeared at an art exhibition in the center of Latvia's capital, Riga, local media report. Visitors are allowed to put nails into the installation, but not everyone is keen to do so.

15.05.2015 12:48

‘Gap now opening up between Kiev & US, Kiev & EU’
The US, initially strongly behind Kiev, is now telling it to wind down the armed conflict, while the EU also wants the Ukrainian problem to be solved and the sanctions to be gradually lifted, said Martin McCauley, Author and current affairs commentator.

15.05.2015 08:26

‘Kerry’s Russia visit shows US seeks to soothe relations’
Kerry’s trip to Sochi to meet FM Lavrov and President Putin demonstrates that the US is now aware that sanctions they imposed on Russia have failed and they are looking for a way out of the row, says Marcus Papadopoulos, editor of Politics First Magazine.

12.05.2015 15:17