Putin Says He Doesn’t Expect Policy Change By US After Presidential Election

“We have never had any special ties with Mr Trump,” he said. St Petersburg: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that he did not expect any major changes in U.S. policy towards Russia if Donald Trump wins the presidency in November, but did not rule out a shift in thinking. Speaking to media editors … Read more

Steven Seagal Plays Putin’s Mouthpiece While Accepting Award In Russia

Steven Seagal was happy to push Vladimir Putin’s agenda as he received an award from the Russian president on Thursday. In a ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, the American action movie actor was bestowed with Russia’s Order of Friendship honor for his “great contribution to the development of international cultural and humanitarian cooperation.” In … Read more

Putin warns against striking Russia as Ukraine gets more aid from EU allies – National

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy received a second $1 billion promise of military aid in as many days Tuesday during a whirlwind tour of three European Union countries, while President Vladimir Putin warned that hitting Russian soil with Western-supplied weapons could set the war on a dangerous new path. The aid pledge for 2024 came from … Read more

French AI boom could help EU close U.S., China tech innovation gap

PARIS, France — Europe is pursuing AI innovation, tech regulation and competition with China in very different ways than the United States, French President Emmanuel Macron said this week, as the continent seeks to become the third major global tech force in what is now a U.S.-China dominated landscape. “It’s insane to have a world … Read more

Russia-China partnership: Russians, Chinese are brothers forever: Putin speaks highly of bilateral ties on China visit

On the closing day of his two-day China visit, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke highly of the people-to-people ties between the two countries, saying that the Russians and the Chinese are “brothers forever”, state news agency TASS reported. Weighing in on the relations between Moscow and Beijing, the Russian President compared it to a song … Read more

Russia and China keep the West guessing

China’s President Xi Jinping and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attend the opening ceremony of the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Oct. 18, 2023. Pedro Pardo | Afp | Getty Images Russia’s close relationship with superpower China is under close scrutiny as Russian … Read more

Xi welcomes Putin to China as both leaders seek to bolster ties

China’s President Xi Jinping (R) and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attend the opening ceremony of the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 18, 2023.  Pedro Pardo | Afp | Getty Images Chinese leader Xi Jinping welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin in Beijing … Read more

Russia President Vladimir Putin Arrives In China Seeking Greater Support For War Effort

This is Putin’s first trip abroad since his March re-election. Beijing: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China on Thursday to meet with counterpart Xi Jinping as he seeks greater support from Beijing for his war effort in Ukraine and his isolated economy. This is Putin’s first trip abroad since his March re-election and the … Read more

Russia wants 3 things from China, says FPRI

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in China this week is the latest sign of deepening strategic ties between both sides.    Putin will make a two-day state visit to China from Thursday at the invitation of Xi, it was announced on Tuesday. This will be the Russian leader’s first overseas trip … Read more

Why does Putin want an economist to become Russia’s defense minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin walks past an honour guard as he attends a meeting with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2024. Maxim Shemetov | Reuters A government reshuffle was always in the cards after Russian President Vladimir Putin was sworn in last week as Russia’s leader for a fifth term. But … Read more