Putin talks to media after G20 summit

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has faced reporters during a media conference on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first question was about the communication that Putin had with his American counterpart Donald Trump who cancelled the planned meeting over the tensions between Moscow and Kiev. Putin said that he answered […]

Putin and Trump talked briefly at G20 summit – Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin briefly spoke at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, according to the Kremlin. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Saturday that the two leaders had a brief meeting on the sidelines of the summit. Ushakov also said that he met with US National Security Advisor John […]

Bad publicity? Cohen? Russiagate? Many reasons Trump canceled Putin meeting, but Ukraine isn’t one

US President Donald Trump cited the recent incident in the Kerch Strait when canceling the meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Experts who spoke with RT doubt that this is the real reason behind the last-minute move. Officially, Trump called off the meeting because “the ships and sailors have not been returned to Ukraine from […]

Trump set to meet Putin at G20… but ‘maybe’ he won’t

US President Donald Trump is still unsure whether to meet with Vladimir Putin, pending a ‘full report’ about the Kerch Strait incident that by pure coincidence happened just days before the upcoming G20 summit in Argentina. “Maybe I won’t have the meeting. Maybe I won’t even have the meeting,” Trump told the Washington Post in […]

‘Good for multipolar world’: Putin positive on Macron’s ‘European army’ plan bashed by Trump

Europe’s desire to create its own army and stop relying on Washington for defense is not only understandable, but would be “positive” for the multipolar world, Vladimir Putin said days after Donald Trump ripped into it. “Europe is … a powerful economic union and it is only natural that they want to be independent and […]

Putin: Syria peace process a priority, but remaining terrorists must be destroyed

Published time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:25 Edited time: 27 Oct, 2018 17:37 Setting up the committee to draft a new Syrian constitution is a priority, but eliminating the remaining “radical elements” in the country remains an important objective, Russia’s Vladimir Putin said at the Istanbul summit. “While the degree of violence in Syria has been […]

Saudi King briefs Putin on Khashoggi murder investigation

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has briefed Russian President Vladimir Putin on the investigation into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, as the two leaders spoke on the phone, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The King told Putin that the Saudi government was determined to make sure that those […]

Putin compares Khashoggi case to Skripal poisoning, asks why Russia condemned despite lack of proof

Russian President Vladimir Putin has contrasted the world’s response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with its response to the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal, citing lack of proof in both cases. Speaking at the annual Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Putin said that despite a lack of evidence proving Russian involvement […]

After a nuclear holocaust, we’ll go to heaven as martyrs; those who nuked us will go to hell – Putin

If any nation decides to attack Russia with nuclear weapons, it may end life on Earth; but unlike the aggressors, the Russians are sure to go to heaven, President Vladimir Putin has said. “Any aggressor should know that retribution will be inevitable and he will be destroyed. And since we will be the victims of […]

Checking it out: Putin drives Egypt’s Sisi around F1 circuit in Aurus motorcade car (PHOTO)

Russia’s Vladimir Putin got behind the steering wheel to show Egypt’s Abdel Fatah el-Sisi what the Formula 1 circuit in Sochi looks like, picking an Aurus sedan from his motorcade for the job. After concluding their talks on Wednesday, the two leaders traveled to the Sochi Autodrom, which just recently hosted the Russian F1 Grand […]