Vladimir Putin

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

Published 07/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen riding a brown bear in medieval armor, cuddling a puppy and dressed as Santa Claus - [more…]

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Published 01/12/2017

A oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017 . REUTERS/Christian HartmannLONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday, [more…]

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Published 28/11/2017

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, Russia (Reuters) - Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday it had failed to establish contact with a newly-launched weather satellite. The Meteor-M [more…]

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face a barrage of questions from Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over whether he lied about communications between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian representatives. [more…]

Australian citizenship crisis deepens as eighth lawmaker falls

Australian citizenship crisis deepens as eighth lawmaker falls

Published 14/11/2017

The citizenship crisis engulfing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government deepened on Tuesday as an eighth lawmaker exited parliament and the main opposition party drafted in a high-profile candidate for a key by-election. [more…]

Russian skiers` doping ban is political, national federation says

Russian skiers` doping ban is political, national federation says

Published 10/11/2017

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Asia shares slip from decade highs, oil at two-year top on Saudi purge

Asia shares slip from decade highs, oil at two-year top on Saudi purge

Published 06/11/2017

Asian shares stepped back from recent decade highs on Monday while major currencies held in tight ranges and oil jumped to a more than two-year peak as Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power through an anti-corruption crackdown. [more…]

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Death toll from Vietnam storm nears 50

Published 06/11/2017

The death toll from the typhoon that struck Vietnam at the weekend has risen to at least 49, the government said on Monday. [more…]

U.S. Commerce chief Ross kept holdings in Russian-tied firm: reports

U.S. Commerce chief Ross kept holdings in Russian-tied firm: reports

Published 06/11/2017

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has kept investments in a shipping firm with significant business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle, U.S. media reported on Sunday, citing leaked documents from an offshore law firm. [more…]

Putin-Trump meeting not yet planned for Asia summit: Kremlin

Putin-Trump meeting not yet planned for Asia summit: Kremlin

Published 23/10/2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin's diary does not at the moment feature a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at an APEC summit in Vietnam next month, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. [more…]