Vladimir Putin


FOCUS: Key Players in the Trump-Russia Probe

A look at some of the key players in the Trump-Russia probe after a federal indictment charged 13 Russians in a plot to interfere in the 2016 presidential election: PUTIN’S…

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Abbas to Putin: We Want You, Not Trump

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday he could no longer accept the role of the United States as a mediator in talks with Israel because…

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Minister Optimistic on Russian Cooperation in Syria

Housing Minister Yoav Galant, a member of the security cabinet, on Monday expressed a measure of optimism about Russia’s willingness to eventually accede to Israeli demands and oust Iran from…

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Putin, 7 Rivals Register for Russia’s Presidential Race

Russia’s election officials have registered eight candidates for the March 18 presidential election, including President Vladimir Putin. With his approval ratings topping 80 percent and rivals trailing far behind, Putin…

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Putin and Abbas to Discuss New Peace Talks Format

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas plan to discuss a possible new mediation mechanism to replace the Middle East Quartet, the Interfax news agency said on Wednesday,…

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Netanyahu, Putin in ‘Frank’ Talk About Iranian Threat

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, telling him that their countries must “stand up to murderous ideology in our time.” The comment…

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Putin Hails Upgraded Russian Strategic Bomber

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that modernized strategic bombers will boost Russia’s military power. Speaking on a visit to an aircraft-making plant in Kazan, Putin said the revamped version…

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Putin to Meet Netanyahu in Russia Next Week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu when the Israeli leader visits Moscow on Jan. 29, RIA news agency cited a Kremlin spokesman as saying on Thursday.…

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Putin Critic Navalny Calls Election Boycott Rallies

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny announced on Wednesday a series of rallies across Russia in January to press home his call for a boycott of next year’s presidential election, a move…

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Kremlin: Election-Boycott Campaign May Be Illegal

The Kremlin hinted Tuesday at possible legal repercussions for Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny over his calls for a boycott of the March presidential election. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry…

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