Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for a photo shaking hands prior to their talks on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. Alexandr Demyanchuk, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo/Associated Press Some of Putin's global partners expressed concerns about his war […]
Putin’s nuclear threats indicate the president is increasingly aware of how limited his military options are in Ukraine, Russia expert speculates
Russian President Vladimir Putin. GAVRIIL GRIGOROV/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images Vladimir Putin on Wednesday escalated his war in Ukraine with a direct threat of nuclear warfare. But experts say the threat indicates that Putin is running out of military options. Putin is increasingly "aware of how limited his actual military options are," one expert said. Vladimir […]
Russian companies are issuing bonds in the Chinese yuan amid sanctions. Putin’s government may follow suit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit in Uzbekistan this week. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian commodity giants Rosneft, Polyus, and Rusal have recently issued bonds in Chinese yuan. Trade between the two countries has grown, with Russia imports to China up 59% on-year in August. Russia's finance […]
Zelenskyy says Ukraine retook 3 settlements from Russia, part of a broader counteroffensive meant to reverse Putin’s grinding advance
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a Telegram address posted September 4, 2022 President of Ukraine/Telegram Zelenskyy announced the retaking of three Ukrainian settlements, but didn't specify where. One counter-attack was in the eastern Donbas region and two were in the south, he said. Ukraine began to push back against Russian occupation in the south at the […]
Putin’s presidential motorcade has made an impressive appearance on its maiden voyage to South America and has attracted interest from international buyers eager to ride in the comfort of an Aurus limousine. After making their international debut in Finland this summer, two Aurus armored limos were sent to Buenos Aires to accompany the Russian President […]
Elvira Nabiullina has earned an unusual degree of freedom to clean up Russia’s messy banking system and stabilize its economy against volatile markets and looming sanctions. Her skills have won her praise from Vladimir Putin—as well as from abroad.
US media have blasted President Donald Trump for not properly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. In an exclusive interview, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace tried to do just that. Wallace’s one-on-one interview with Putin was recorded immediately following the Helsinki summit and aired during the Bret Baier Special Report on Monday […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin showed off the interior of the brand-new addition to his motorcade to Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is visiting Moscow. Following talks, Putin invited the prince, nicknamed MbZ, to check out his car from the new ‘Kortezh’ (‘Motorcade’) project. As they approached the black limo […]
The long-awaited new Russian presidential car has passed crash tests and is set to become the regular mode of transport for Vladimir Putin, the Russian Industry and Trade minister said. Russia has been developing several cars meant for senior officials and their guard details under the “Kortezh” project since 2012. The project is a matter […]
No one knows Putin’s exact net worth, but many speculate he’s the wealthiest person on the planet — his $1 billion palace and $500 million yacht explain why
Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo / AP Images • Vladimir Putin — who is expected to win his fourth presidential term in Russia’s upcoming spring election — may be the wealthiest man in the world. • Forbes won’t even estimate his net worth, because it can’t verify his financial assets, Newsweek reported. • The […]