Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin

Russia plans to raise wheat export tax from 1 March

Traders say Russia’s move will drive up the cost of wheat in importing countries when the pandemic has already reduced incomes, making the world’s poorest especially vulnerable to food poverty

A combine harvests wheat in a field near the village of Kamennobrodskaya in Stavropol region, Russia on 4 July 2019

Navalny says he pranked secret agent, learns of underwear murder plot

Navalny declared his poisoning case solved earlier this month when a joint media inquiry said it had identified a team of assassins from Russia's FSB security service

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech in Moscow, Russia, 29 September 2019

Bracing for Biden - New hope or false dawn

There are quite a few challenges that the Biden administration will have to navigate in the next four years in its bid at hegemonic power projection in a pandemic ravaged clime

Joe Biden speaks about election results in Wilmington, Delaware, US, on 6 November 2020

Putin to ‘congratulate whoever emerges winner of US presidential election’

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he was ready to work with any US leader and would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the US presidential election once all the legal ...

Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony for newly appointed foreign ambassadors to Russia, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on 24 November 2020

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95pc effective

The calculations of its effectiveness were based on preliminary data obtained 42 days after the first dose, Russia’s health ministry, the state-run Gamaleya research centre and the Russian Direct ...

his file photo taken on 10 September 2020 shows a vial of Russia's new coronavirus vaccine in a post-registration trials in Moscow

Russia reports record daily COVID-19 cases

Moscow registered 4,906 new coronavirus cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the capital to 413,928, the statement said

A general view shows the State Historical Museum and the Kremlin wall as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Moscow, Russia on 6 May 2020

Navalny posts photo of himself walking

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was seen walking down the stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed on Saturday, five days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off a ...

Navalny posts photo of himself walking

UK says Russian spies almost certainly behind Navalny poisoning

Britain said on Wednesday that Russia had a case to answer over the poisoning of Alexei Navalny as it was almost certain that Russian intelligence services carried out the attack with a ...

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny delivers a speech in Moscow, Russia, 29 September 2019.

Navalny posts photo from hospital, plans to return to Russia

The photo - the strongest evidence yet of Navalny's advancing recovery after emerging from a coma last week - was swiftly followed by confirmation from his press spokeswoman that he planned to return ...

Navalny posts photo from hospital, plans to return to Russia

Russian loan won’t keep Lukashenko afloat for long

Lukashenko, whose security forces have arrested thousands of opposition supporters demanding his resignation, secured the financial lifeline from Russian President Vladimir Putin at a Black Sea ...

Russia's president Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko during a meeting in Sochi, Russia on 14 September 2020
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