Vladimir’s Recent Stories
World Nov 29Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships amid standoff with Russia
The Ukrainian president has urged NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could further inflame tensions between the two countries.
World Nov 26Ukraine demands Russia release vessels as tensions build
Ukraine's president demanded Monday that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and vessels seized in a standoff around Crimea that sharply escalated tensions between the two countries and drew international concern.
Politics Oct 23WATCH: Bolton says Russia hurt itself by meddling in U.S. vote
National Security Adviser John Bolton will hold a news conference in Moscow at 1 p.m. EDT. Watch his remarks here.
World Sep 18Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria
The downing of the reconnaissance aircraft highlighted the dangers posed by the conflicting interests of various powers in the crowded skies over Syria.
World Aug 11New U.S. sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low
Russia typically brushes off new U.S. sanctions. Not this time.
World Apr 13Russia says suspected chemical attack in Syria was staged by UK
A day before a team from the international chemical weapons watchdog was to arrive in Douma, Syria, a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said that images of victims of the purported attack were fakes staged with "Britain's direct involvement."…
World Apr 05Daughter of poisoned spy says she’s recovering
LONDON — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.
World Mar 20Trump calls Russia’s Putin to congratulate him on re-election
"I suspect that we'll probably be meeting in the not too distant future to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control," Trump said.
World Mar 16In televised address, Putin urges high voter turnout ahead of Russian election
President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday's election, which he is certain to win, saying that the vote will shape the country's future.
World Mar 01Vladimir Putin boasts Russia’s nuclear weapons can pierce any defense
In a state-of-the-nation speech, Putin said the creation of the new weapons has made NATO's U.S.-led missile defense "useless," and means an effective end to what he described as Western efforts to stymie Russia's development.