Putin is standing against 7 other candidates, including millionaire communist Pavel Grudinin, but none are polling more than 8 per cent.
18 Mar 2018 8:32 AM
Russia is expected to announce the expulsion of some British diplomats in a retaliatory measure.
17 Mar 2018 1:15 PM
‘The British government made a choice for confrontation with Russia,’ the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement.
15 Mar 2018 12:55 PM
Initial information suggested the crash may have been caused by a technical fault.
06 Mar 2018 7:35 PM
A separate video appeared on YouTube this month with the title, 'Sex and elections are for adults only'.
01 Mar 2018 5:38 PM
Vashukevich better known as Nastya Rybka, had an affair with Deripaska who she alleged hired ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort.
28 Feb 2018 12:42 PM
An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said.
19 Feb 2018 2:29 PM
The Saratov Airlines flight disappeared from radar minutes after departure for city of Orsk, some 1,500 kms to the southeast.
12 Feb 2018 9:47 AM
The Antonov An-148 plane operated by Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in Urals, and crashed in Ramensky district outside Moscow.
11 Feb 2018 6:22 PM
It said more than 10 Russians had been detained in foreign countries with US involvement since the start of 2017.
02 Feb 2018 4:30 PM
Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attacker was detained and was now hospitalised after a suicide attempt.
20 Jan 2018 10:05 AM
The regional health ministry says that a female teacher and two students aged around 15 have been seriously wounded and are in surgery.
15 Jan 2018 4:24 PM
In Putin's view, Kim Jong-Un has shown interest in calming down the tensions over its nuclear and long-range missile programs.
12 Jan 2018 12:00 PM
The 'terrorist' attacks took place on Friday night causing 'neither casualties nor material damage'.
09 Jan 2018 12:43 PM
Polls indicate that President Vladimir Putin is on course to be comfortably re-elected.
30 Dec 2017 6:53 PM
According to the statement, Putin said that ‘mutual respect’ should be ‘a base to develop relations’ between the two countries.
30 Dec 2017 6:10 PM
The official publication of the law came two days after a bomb attack on a supermarket in Saint Petersburg which injured 14 people.
30 Dec 2017 1:53 PM
He said he had ordered the nation's security services to ‘act decisively’ and ‘liquidate bandits on the spot.’
29 Dec 2017 12:48 PM
Navalny now needs to be officially registered as a candidate by Russia’s central election commission.
25 Dec 2017 2:12 AM
Putin has been in power since 2000 either as president or prime minister.
24 Dec 2017 6:03 PM