Articles tagged 'vladimir putin'

Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July 9 July 2018 US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to hold talks in the Finnish capital Helsinki on July 16, the White House said on Thursday. The meeting, which comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow due in no small part to allegations of Russia...
US-Russia try to narrow Syria divisions 15 December 2015 MOSCOW - US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Moscow for talks to try to bridge gaps with Russia over the political process to end Syria's civil war. He is now in talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and will later meet President Vladimir Putin. The US and Russia have long disagreed ...
Assad in surprise visit to Moscow 21 October 2015 MOSCOW - Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has visited Moscow on his first overseas trip since the civil war broke out in his country in 2011, state TV says. During the surprise visit, he held talks with President Vladimir Putin. Russia launched air strikes in Syria last month against the s...
Putin steals Obama's thunder 29 September 2015 NEW YORK - Vladimir Putin is back -- and stealing Barack Obama's thunder. The Russian president showed up at the United Nations on Monday for the first time in a decade, proposing a coup against U.S. global leadership and seeking to wrest control of a coalition battling ISIS away from America'...
Putin: Russia force only 'last resort' in Ukraine 4 March 2014 MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no need yet to send Russian troops into Ukraine. But Russia reserves the right to use "all means" to protect citizens in eastern Ukraine, Mr Putin said. He denied Russian troops had besieged Ukrainians based in Crimea - they were pro-R...
Russia's Putin challenges US on Syria claims 31 August 2013 MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has challenged the US to present to the UN evidence that Syria attacked rebels with chemical weapons near Damascus. Mr Putin said it would be "utter nonsense" for Syria's government to provoke opponents with such attacks. US President Barack Obama s...