20 February 2020, Thursday | 07:21pm


Putin to receive a rock star welcome in Belgrade

BELGRADE: With T-shirts, mugs and murals bearing his face, Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to receive a rock star welcome on Thursday when he lands in Serbia, Moscow’s key ally on th

Putin's Stasi identity card discovered in German archives

BERLIN, Dec 12 — The identity card, issued more than three decades ago by East Germany's Stasi secret police, would be of little interest were it not for the name of the man staring out: Vladimir Putin.

All eyes on Trump-Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on January 17, 2017 and U.S.

Putin knows where MH370 crashed, says investigator

PETALING JAYA: An investigator has claimed that Russian president Vladimir Putin knew where missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 had gone following its disappearance.

Russia's Putin and Japan's Abe tell North Korea to avoid provocative behaviour

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday called on North Korea and other countries to avoid behaviour or rhetoric that could increase tensi

Putin: Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

Vladimir Putin gives an interview to Germany's Bild newspaper at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, January 5, 2016. — Reuters pic

Syria needs new constitution, says Russia's Putin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Syria needs to start working on a new constitution as a first step to finding a political solution to its civil war, though he acknow

Putin's Russia sends mixed signals on Stalin-era crimes

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (not pictured) said 26 rockets launched by Russian warships hit their targets.


Remembering slain critic of Putin, tens of thousands march in Moscow

MOSCOW — They carried carnations and roses in even-numbered bouquets, which is how Russians mourn. They held placards praising a fallen hero and waved the Russian tricolor flag.