Vladimir Putin
Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

Why foreign awards are like pick-up lines

When the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, announced on April 12 that he was awarding Prime Minister Narendra Modi his country’s highest honour, the Order of St. Andrew, the Indian government was q...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi in

World  /  Published 29.01.20

Putin ‘has no view on title change’

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had no view on a proposal that would see his job description change to Supreme Ruler from head of state after a government commission said i...
By Reuters in Moscow

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Horsing around for photo ops

Sir — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was photographed on horseback in the snow-covered Mount Paektu recently. A photo-op of a political leader riding a horse is not new — the Russian presid...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 09.12.18

Putin ‘daughter’ breaks the Glas(nost) ceiling

A nearly 20-year taboo on reporting in the Russian news media about President Vladimir V. Putin’s personal life has unravelled — just a little — with an interview broadcast on state television w...
By Andrew E. Kramer/New York Times News Service in Moscow

World  /  Published 26.11.18

Russia-Ukraine dispute escalates sharply

A dispute between Ukraine and Russia in which each accuses the other of violating laws of the sea escalated sharply on Sunday when the Ukrainian navy said the Russian military opened fire on several o...
By Andrew E. Kramer/ New York Times News Service in Moscow

World  /  Published 02.10.19

Mike Pompeo says he listened to Trump call

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo confirmed on Wednesday that he had listened in on President Trump’s telephone conversation with the president of Ukraine — a call that has become the subject of a wh...
By New York Times News Service and Reuters in Rome

World  /  Published 27.09.19

Kremlin says it hopes US wouldn't release Trump-Putin calls

Russia voiced hope on Friday that the US administration wouldn't publish private conversations between the two nations' presidents, like it did with Ukraine.The rough transcript of Trump's call with U...
By AP in Moscow

Business  /  Published 28.06.19

Thaw in trade ties with US

The commerce ministers of India and the US will meet soon to iron out differences on trade following a directive issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump after a bilateral ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.19

Remembering Solzhenitsyn in Putin's Russia

Dialectics at times is self-ridiculing. The birth centenary of the Nobel laureate and Russian novelist, Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn, was on December 11, 2018. The Novosibirsk regional committee o...
By Sankar Ray in

World  /  Published 04.01.19

Spy or not? American who loves Russia caught in new Cold War

He loved to travel around Russia by train, collected tea glass holders stamped with Russian historical scenes and maintained social media friendships with ordinary Russians, from a hairstylist to reti...
By Julian E. Barnes and Neil MacFarquhar/NYTNS in Washington


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