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World Aug 23Putin orders Russia to respond to U.S. missile test
The test of a previously banned missile came after the U.S. and Russia withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
World Jun 24What’s an advanced Russian warship doing in Havana harbor?
Russia has not provided details about the purpose of its trip, but the Kremlin has moved to bolster Russia's military capability amid tensions with the West.
World Jun 20Putin says he’s open to talks with Trump, but warns against using force on Iran
Trump said he would meet with Putin on the sidelines of next week's G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, but the Kremlin noted that the White House hasn't formally requested the meeting yet.
Politics Apr 25Putin says North Korea ready to denuclearize — if it gets guarantees
Russian President Vladimir Putin said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un confirmed during their first summit Thursday he is willing to give up his nuclear weapons — but only if he gets an ironclad guarantee of security beforehand.
World Apr 22Will this Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?
Zelenskiy, who played an accidental president in a hugely popular sitcom but has no real political background, has vowed to keep Ukraine on its pro-Western course.
World Mar 19Kazakhstan’s president steps down after 30 years
Nursultan Nazarbayev, the only leader that independent Kazakhstan has ever known, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday after three decades in power, raising uncertainty over the country's future course.
World Mar 18Putin marks 5th anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea
President Vladimir Putin led thousands to chant "Russia!" on a visit Monday to Crimea marking the fifth anniversary of the Black Sea penisula's annexation from Ukraine. NATO allies said in a statement Monday that "we strongly condemn this act, which…
World Mar 04Putin suspends Russian obligations under INF nuclear pact
In a decree, Putin suspended Russia's obligations under the terms of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty and said it will continue to do so "until the U.S. ends its violations of the treaty or until it terminates."…
World Feb 02Russia to pull plug on nuclear arms pact after US does same
Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.
World Dec 20Putin claims U.S. actions are raising the threat of nuclear war
On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir said that if the U.S. puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will be forced to take countermeasures.