Tag: Vladimir Putin

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  • UK has warned 16 NATO allies of Russia hacking attempts: Jeremy Hunt

    UK has warned 16 NATO allies of Russia hacking attempts: Jeremy Hunt

    He will accuse Russia's intelligence services of mounting a "global campaign" targeting critical infrastructure, during a speech at the NATO Cyber Defence Pledge Conference in London, to be attended by the alliance's head Jens Stoltenberg.

    May 23, 2019
  • Will meet Xi, Putin in June: US President

    Will meet Xi, Putin in June: US President

    The President's remarks came as trade war between the US and China escalated after Trump last Friday increased the import duty on Chinese products worth USD 200 billion from 10 per cent to 25 per cent.

    May 14, 2019
  • US, Russia test tense ties as Mike Pompeo visits Vladimir Putin

    US, Russia test tense ties as Mike Pompeo visits Vladimir Putin

    Pompeo will visit Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi less than two weeks after President Donald Trump voiced optimism about improving relations with Moscow during a more than one-hour telephone conversation with the Russian leader.

    May 14, 2019
  • Mike Pompeo to visit Russia to discuss bilateral ties, arms control

    Mike Pompeo to visit Russia to discuss bilateral ties, arms control

    Pompeo's visit to Moscow and Sochi on May 13 and 14 comes days after US President Donald Trump spoke over the phone with Putin for about an hour earlier this week over various matters, including Venezuela and a potential three-way nuclear deal that includes China.

    May 11, 2019
  • Rocket drills

    Rocket drills

    In a signal to the likes of President Trump, Kim is reported to have expressed “great satisfaction” over Saturday’s drills, even emphasising that his frontline troops should keep a “high-alert posture” and enhance combat ability to “defend the political sovereignty and economic self-sustenance of the country”.

    May 8, 2019
  • Venezuelan President rallies military as oppn leader Guaido marches on bases

    Venezuelan President rallies military as oppn leader Guaido marches on bases

    Tensions in Venezuela have soared since Guaido invoked the constitution to declare himself acting president, claiming Maduro's re-election was illegitimate.

    May 5, 2019
  • ‘I had a very positive conversation with President Putin on Venezuela’: US President

    ‘I had a very positive conversation with President Putin on Venezuela’: US President

    Trump on Friday spoke with Putin for about an hour, during which Venezuela was one of the major topics of discussion.

    May 4, 2019
  • Vladimir Putin floats ‘common citizenship’ for Russians, Ukrainians

    Vladimir Putin floats ‘common citizenship’ for Russians, Ukrainians

    Last week, Putin signed a decree allowing people living in breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine to receive a Russian passport within three months of applying for one.

    April 30, 2019
  • Kim Jong-un’s summit with Putin

    Kim Jong-un’s summit with Putin

    The forward movement in Vladivostok is doubtless an encouraging signal in the context of the failed Kim-Trump summit in the wake of the ballistic missile tests, as often as not capable of targeting Alaska and certain parts of mainland America.

    April 28, 2019
  • Kim Jong-un concludes Russia trip after summit with Putin

    Kim Jong-un concludes Russia trip after summit with Putin

    On Thursday, Kim and Putin met face-to-face for the first time in what was the first high-level meeting between leaders of the two nations since 2011, when Kim's late father, Kim Jong-il, met with the Russian president Dmitry Medvedev.

    April 26, 2019
  • Russian President accepts Kim’s invitation to visit North Korea: KCNA

    Russian President accepts Kim’s invitation to visit North Korea: KCNA

    Kim asked Putin to visit North Korea "at a convenient time" during their summit talks in Vladivostok on Thursday

    April 26, 2019
  • Non-fictional President

    Non-fictional President

    Like the fictional President of his television series, Zelenskiy has promised to clean up politics and end the stranglehold of the oligarchy over Ukraine, but he has offered little by way of specifics.

    April 26, 2019
  • Putin, Kim Jong-un hold first ever summit

    Putin, Kim Jong-un hold first ever summit

    The meetings are expected to focus on finding a peaceful resolution to the issue of Pyongyang's denuclearization and efforts at reducing cross-border tensions on the Korean peninsula.

    April 25, 2019
  • Russian President arrives in Vladivostok for first summit with Kim

    Russian President arrives in Vladivostok for first summit with Kim

    Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Vladivostok on Thursday for his first-ever talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

    April 25, 2019
  • Ukraine’s paradigm

    Ukraine’s paradigm

    It is pretty obvious, therefore, that the actor and comedian Zelenskiy is intent on exploiting the prevalent mood of discontent.

    April 7, 2019
  • Limited exoneration

    Limited exoneration

    It is still rather uncertain whether the charge of Russian collusion can be further prosecuted in court.

    March 27, 2019
  • The Russian Collusion

    The Russian Collusion

    You have to believe that wily Vladimir Putin reckoned that any venture to sway the US election would go unnoticed and, even if not, that electing a noxious egomaniac would be advantageous to the Russians, who, as historian Stephen F. Cohen, points out, tend to favour stability in rivals, even if conservative ones, because conservative is exactly what Russian leaders themselves are. You have to believe that the slightest hint of Russian meddling to sway US election would not result in explosive antagonism and a new Cold War, which it has.

    March 27, 2019