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Putin expressed Russia’s support to solve the tensions through dialogue, during conversation with Emir of Qatar
The United States and Russia have had diplomatic relations for 25 years. Though they are rather frosty at the moment, President-elect Donald Trump wants to thaw them.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump told a TV forum that the Russian leader is “far more” of a leader than Obama; he also said the US military had been “reduced to rubble” under the current leadership
Islam Karimov has ruled Uzbekistan for more than 25 years. His power there is greater than that of Putin in Russia. Reports the authoritarian president is seriously ill have raised questions about the country’s future.
In an unexpected move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sacked his chief of staff Sergei Ivanov. The former deputy prime minister has been part of Putin’s trusted inner circle for many years.
Meeting of the Turkish and Russian leaders put an end to tension between the two countries. Both Erdogan and Putin are eyeing rapprochement. However, energy expert Necdet Pamir is skeptical of the promises made.
Presidents Erdogan and Putin will be drafting a new joint road map in St. Petersburg. In return for Erdogan’s call for more trade, Putin may ask Ankara to jump start ties with Syria, Aram Duran reports from Istanbul.
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are expected to repair relations and revive a gas pipeline project at a meeting in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. There is, however, one key issue on the table, DW’s Andrey Gurkov writes.
Russia delivered Thursday a Molniya RKA-32 corvette to Egypt as a “gift”, according to military spokesperson
US Secretary of State John Kerry has met Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of an effort to salvage the stalled Syria peace process. The pair discussed cooperation against Islamic State and other militant groups.
The NATO summit in Warsaw is deciding on new troops for Eastern Europe. Russia is to be both deterred and invited to dialogue. Putin says he’s ready to talk and picks up the phone. Bernd Riegert reports from Warsaw.
Boris Yeltsin was re-elected 20 years ago. To secure victory and ward off a Communist Party comeback, he formed an unholy alliance with the oligarchy, setting the stage for today’s regime in Russia.
Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, has met with Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss ties after Turkey downed a Russian jet at the Syrian border last year.
In a speech to parliament, President Vladimir Putin said combat readiness must be boosted in response to NATO’s “aggressive actions” near Russia’s borders. He has called for unity in the fight against terrorism.
As part of his Europe-Russia tour, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 6. The two are expected to address the territorial row besetting the bilateral ties. Martin Fritz reports.
Since Russia was declared to officially be present in the Middle East, and following the extended presence of its military in Syria, speculations splashed media platforms around the globe. Observers saw Russia’s decision to enter Syria as a long-term strategy, so the abrupt announcement of Russian president Vladimir Putin to withdraw most of his forces …
The Russian air force will keep hitting “IS” and al-Nusra Front units in Syria as the Russian pullout continues, a top military official has said. Meanwhile, the UN has warned of dire conditions on the ground.
The Russian president has announced Moscow’s plans to leave air defense systems in Syria along with service members. The announcement follows Putin’s orders for a Russian withdrawal from the conflict-stricken country.
President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that Russia is beginning its withdrawal of forces from Syria came as a complete surprise. DW’s Moscow correspondent Emma Burrows looks at why the decision has been made now.
Putin has ordered the defense ministry to start the withdrawal of troops from Syria, but Russia will still maintain forces at two bases. The significance of the announcement is unclear.