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Russian Federation

'Russia is not fire brigade to save Iran nuclear deal,' says Putin

'We regret that the deal is falling apart,' Putin said following talks with Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen on Wednesday.

16 May 2019 2:15 PM

Vladimir Putin wants to fully mend Washington-Moscow ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said he wanted to 'fully restore' strained ties between US and Russia.

15 May 2019 8:58 AM

To overcome soviet-era taboos, Russians are turning to sex coaches

The Kremlin pushing conservative values in recent years, sex, as a subject, remains largely unmentionable in Russia.

10 May 2019 9:30 AM

Pilot confirms lightning led to emergency landing in deadly plane blaze in Russia

The pilot of a Russian passenger plane on the runway of Moscow's busiest airport, killing 41 people, said lightning led to the landing.

06 May 2019 4:13 PM

At least 41 dead in Russian plane blaze disaster

The jet reportedly managed to land on its second attempt, hitting the ground with its landing gear first and then its nose.

06 May 2019 6:49 AM

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Putin Signs Controversial Internet Law For 'Centralised Traffic Control'

This control will pass to the Russian FSB security service and media monitoring agency Roskomnadzor, which is known to block content.

02 May 2019 5:35 PM

Not sure if US guarantees will make North Korea de-nuclearise: Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin said US security guarantees would probably not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to shut its nuclear programme.

26 Apr 2019 10:55 AM

Putin, Kim Jong meet in Russia to ease Korean peninsula tension, boost economic ties

'In terms of bilateral relations, we have a lot to do to develop economic relations,' Putin added.

25 Apr 2019 10:45 AM

Kremlin confirms Kim Jong Un-Putin meeting to commence in late April

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia in late April for his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

18 Apr 2019 5:54 PM

'Dark moment for press freedom': Edward Snowden reacts to Assange arrest

Snowden fled to Russia in 2013 after leaking thousands of classified documents to media about the US government's surveilance activities.

11 Apr 2019 5:20 PM

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Under a new Russian law, you could land in jail if you insult Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed controversial laws that allow courts to fine and briefly jail people for showing disrespect.

19 Mar 2019 10:46 AM

'Russian militarily ready for Cuban missile-style crisis if US wants one': Putin

Cuban Missile Crisis erupted in 1962 when Moscow responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba.

21 Feb 2019 5:47 PM

India plans to buy 21 MiG-29 jet fighters from Russia: report

The report did not offer a possible time frame for the procurement plans.

20 Feb 2019 3:02 PM

Putin says Russia exiting missile treaty in response to US move

President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty.

02 Feb 2019 4:56 PM

‘Vampire killer’ who cut up friend’s body, drank blood found faking as doctor

A Russian man was charged with faking documents to work as a hospital doctor after reportedly spending a decade in a psychiatric facility.

02 Feb 2019 11:48 AM

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Putin and Erdogan to hold Syria talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold Syria talks in Moscow.

23 Jan 2019 10:32 AM

Ships with Indian, Turkish crews catch fire in Kerch Strait, 11 dead

The fire broke out on Monday off Russia's territorial waters.

22 Jan 2019 10:24 AM

At least 4 civilians killed in Herat explosion

Afghanistan has long been suffering from unstable political, social and security issues.

20 Dec 2018 5:16 PM

Won’t let US see missile at heart of nuclear dispute, says Russia

Russia has accused US of inventing a false pretext to exit a treaty it wants to leave anyway so as to develop new missiles.

20 Dec 2018 1:11 PM

25-yr-old man killed on Moscow runway after being hit by plane during take-off

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm on Tuesday as the plane was taking off on a flight to Athens.

21 Nov 2018 1:40 PM

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