Vladimir Putin

Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

MOSCOW — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia's military takeover of…

 

Putin says Panama Papers part of US plot to weaken Russia

ST.PETERSBURG, Russia — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied having any links…

 

Moscow’s drawdown in Syria sends a strong message to Assad

BEIRUT — Russia's plan to withdraw forces from Syria is sending a…

 

Putin orders start of Russian military pullout from Syria

MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military to withdraw most…

Russian leader pushes Syria truce deal amid skepticism

BEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke Wednesday with key players in…

Russia presses air blitz in Syria to dictate peace terms

MOSCOW — Moscow joined the fight in Syria to return to relevance…

Putin praises Donald Trump as ‘bright and talented’

MOSCOW — In Vladimir Putin's view, Donald Trump is "bright and talented."…

Turkey shoots down Russian jet it says violated its airspace

MOSCOW — Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday that it…

Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

MOSCOW — As tens of thousands of Russian tourists hastily leave Egypt's…

Official: Russian jet broke up at high altitude over Egypt

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — The Russian jetliner that crashed shortly after takeoff…

Assad-Putin meeting signals push to end Syria crisis

MOSCOW — Bashar Assad's surprise meeting with Vladimir Putin could signal that…

Obama, Putin spar over Assad’s role in Syria’s future

UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin…

Scant progress evident as Kerry meets Russia's Putin

Despite a cordial atmosphere, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's meetings Tuesday…

Gerard Depardieu's autobiography includes gigolo gig, grave robbing

International national treasure Gerard Depardieu, who recently boasted that he drinks 14…

US calls any threat to Ukraine navy 'dangerous'

The Obama administration said Monday that any Russian threat to Ukraine's navy…

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Flushed with pride after its athletes' spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics…

Pussy Riot chased by police in Sochi

Russian punk group Pussy Riot burst onto the Olympic scene Tuesday when…

Midway through, Sochi Games delivering for Putin

SOCHI, Russia -- No protests. No real problems. But plenty of Putin.…

Figure skaters capture Russia’s first gold medal

A master showman and four-time Olympic medalist, Evgeni Plushenko knows brilliance on…

Putin may have missed Olympic rings glitch

SOCHI, Russia -- It was the biggest glitch of the Olympics opening…