Vladimir’s Recent Stories
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.
World Feb 13Russia says deadly plane crash may have been caused by human error
Russian investigators said Tuesday that the plane's pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for its measuring equipment, resulting in flawed speed data.
Politics Aug 05Russia’s ex-ambassador to U.S. rejects accusations of meddling
The former Russian ambassador to the United States on Saturday strongly denied the accusations of meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
World Jul 31After retaliating against new U.S. sanctions, Russia urges U.S. to fix ties
Russia urged the United States Monday to show "political will" to mend ties even as it ordered sweeping cuts of U.S. embassy personnel unseen since Cold War times.
Politics Jul 08Putin hails meeting, thinks Trump accepted election denials
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he thinks Trump accepted his assurances that Russia didn't meddle in the U.S. presidential election.
World Jun 02Putin ridicules claims of meddling in U.S. vote
President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the allegations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism.
Politics Mar 03Russian ambassador in eye of storm over Trump campaign ties
Moscow's top diplomat is a Washington fixture with a sprawling network, and he has emerged as the central figure in the investigations into Trump advisers' connections with Russia. In a matter of weeks, contact with Kislyak led to the firing…