The Russian president’s enormous influence over the country’s destiny has forced comparisons between Putin and the former Tsars.
Mikhail Mishustin, a little-known tax chief, was nominated by the president as the new prime minister after Vladimir Putin's announcement of a sweeping constitutional shake-up fuelled speculation about his future plans.
The warlord, currently advancing against the UN-recognised government embarrassed his Russian hosts and undermined Russian diplomacy by leaving without signing an agreement.
President Vladimir Putin names a little-known new prime minister and proposes a constitutional shake-up as he announces sweeping changes sparking speculation about his future plans.
In an interview with TRT World, energy security analyst Omid Shokri Kalehsar touched upon several aspects of competing foreign policies in the Eastern Mediterranean, saying Moscow would like to play a dominant role in the overall energy equation.
The Wagner Group is Putin's most potent weapon in advancing Russian policy objectives while maintaining plausible deniability.
The Athletics Integrity Unit had given Russia an extension from the original deadline of December 12 in the case, which could impact the country's ability to compete in the sport at the Olympics in Tokyo.
Described as a Cold War casualty, Russia has been reasserting itself both politically and militarily. Experts argue that Moscow aims to reclaim its old glory.
Two Russians were detained on December 27 on suspicion of plotting attacks during New Year festivities in Saint Petersburg.
Gazprom said Naftogaz of Ukraine has confirmed receipt of $2.918 billion in compensation from Gazprom in compliance with the 2018 Stockholm Arbitration's award.
New generation Russian Su-57 stealth fighter jet crashes during test flight in the country's far east.
President Vladimir Putin stands in driver's cabin of the shortened three-carriage train for the official opening of the railway bridge that links annexed Crimea to southern Russia.
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