Putin marks Russia’s Victory Day in virus-reduced ceremony
Russian President Vladimir Putin has marked the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War, in a ceremony shorn of its usual military parade and pomp by the coronavirus pandemic. Mr
When Angela Merkel spoke in Moscow on May 10, she missed a unique opportunity to tell the Russian population how counterproductive Russia’s current behavior is.
Why RI is the last state to mark Victory Day
Monday is a holiday in Rhode Island – and, since 1975, only in Rhode Island. No other state still formally marks the end of World War II.
What Putin and Russia want
Pavel Baev, nonresident senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe, addresses the character and ambitions of President Vladimir Putin and discusses what policies to pursue in mana…
The Top Story: Putin signs treaty making Crimea part of Russia
MHz Networks brings you The Top Story- the only digital short delivering each day's biggest global story back to back in English, as told by our premier international news broadcast partners. Today's Topic 03/18/14: President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Crimea "was, and is, an inseparable part of Russia" in the hearts of his countrymen, as he addressed parliament and signed a treaty making Crimea part of Russia. As told by Arirang TV, CCTV News, Euronews and Russia Today.
Putin Pushes Back: How Russia Is Responding to Turkey’s Downing of Fighter Jet
One day after Turkish forces shot down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border in an incident that set the U.S. and NATO on edge, Moscow has rolled out a multi-prong response. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered advanced air defense missiles systems to be deployed at the Russian
How Russia’s hacking and influence ops help Putin
Another election, another hack. So was this a “fail” for Russia’s propaganda agencies?
Russia-Africa summit: How Putin is challenging the U.S. and China in a new continental race
Putin will welcome dozens of African leaders to the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Wednesday for the start of a two-day event.
Russia's rebound: How Putin became a worldwide brand
MOSCOW - In Vladimir Putin's push to build Russia's global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.Two decades of efforts by Kremlin
Why Russians support Putin's foreign policy
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has not dropped below 80 percent since March 2014. Russians overwhelmingly support their president's aggression in Georgia and Crimea. Here's why.
What the Russian Protests Mean for Putin
For the Kremlin, the geographic diversity of Sunday’s anti-corruption demonstrations was just as unsettling as their demographics.
Russia: Image of Putin in Makeup Is Illegal
But it's unclear exactly which of many such images is banned
North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit with Putin
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program South Korea's Yonhap news agency published photos of Kim, dressed in a black coat and a fedora, meeting with Russian officials at Russia's Hasan train station near its border…
Putin says rap should be controlled in Russia, not banned
MOSCOW (AP) — Alarmed by the growing popularity of rap among Russian youth, President Vladimir Putin wants cultural leaders to devise a means of controlling, rather than banning, the popular
The Putin Divorce: What Russia’s Rulers Hide
There has been no traditional role for a leader’s wife in either the U.S.S.R. or the new Russia. Yet some rulers have been more open about their families…
How Putin’s Russia Is Doing, According to Putin
Life is good and getting better in Putin's Russia, says Putin in his annual address.
The Top Story: U.S. and Europe Vow More Sanctions against Russia over Putin’s annexation of Crimea
MHz Networks brings you The Top Story- the only digital short delivering each day's biggest global story back to back in English, as told by our premier international news broadcast partners. Today's Topic 03/19/14: As Moscow officially absorbs Crimea into the Russian Federation, Western powers say they will impose more sanctions. Japan too announced that it is joining Western sanctions by suspending talks with Russia on…
The Top Story: Use Of Force Is Last Resort, But Russia Reserves The Right To Intervene In...
MHz Networks brings you The Top Story- the only digital short delivering each day's biggest global story back to back in English, as told by our premier international news broadcast partners. Today's Topic 03/04/14: Amid a tense stand-off between Russian and Ukrainian troops in Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is not sending in troops, but did not rule it out as a last resort. Putin called out the leaders of the U.S. and other Western powers as being hypocritical in their…
This video explores why Russians are still in love with Putin
In the West, the perception of Vladimir Putin consistently straddles the line between malicious dictator whose political actions echo the brutality of the KGB and a cartoonish oligarch, riding around on a horse with his shirt off. But what do people in the motherland actually think of their leader?