Published: May 29, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin offered a sweeping display of support Friday for his embattled ally in Belarus, as the West looked to further isolate Alexander Lukashenkos regime over its interception of a jetliner to arrest an opposition journalist.
Published: May 26, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin plan to meet next month in Geneva, the first face-to-face discussion between the two adversaries and one that comes at a time of deteriorating relations between their nations.
Published: April 22, 2021
President Joe Biden will bring together this week the leaders of dozens of nations in a two-day virtual summit meant to invigorate the global fight against climate change and restore U.S. credibility on the issue.
Published: March 19, 2021
MOSCOW - Responding to President Joe Biden's comments that he thinks Russia's president is a killer, Vladimir Putin suggested Thursday that the U.S. leader is projecting his own flaws and wished his American counterpart "good health."
Published: February 07, 2021
President Vladimir Putin's announcement in August that Russia had cleared the world's first covid-19 vaccine for use before it even completed safety trials sparked skepticism worldwide. Now he may reap diplomatic dividends as Russia basks in arguably its biggest scientific breakthrough since the Soviet era.
Published: February 03, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was ordered to spend the next 32 months in prison Tuesday as he defiantly denounced President Vladimir Putin and said his supporters will not be intimidated by widening Kremlin crackdowns.
Published: January 21, 2021
MOSCOW - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wasted no time showing why the Kremlin finds him such a threat: From behind bars in a coronavirus isolation cell, he released a bombshell video accusing President Vladimir Putin of colossal corruption.
Published: December 16, 2020
MOSCOW - More than a month later than most world leaders, Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Tuesday congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory, a delayed recognition that could affect future relations.
Published: September 11, 2020
With his most prominent critic hit by a near-fatal poisoning that opponents and the West blame on the Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin faces a key test of support in regional elections ahead of a national vote next year.
Published: August 26, 2020
Alexei Navalny is Russia's most prominent opposition figure, an anti-corruption investigator whose exposes have targeted President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. His sudden illness on an Aug. 20 flight from Tomsk to Moscow, which German doctors say likely was caused by poisoning, fits a pattern of what happens to critics of Putin.