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14 December, 2017 11:45 AM Putin to contest presidential polls as independent candidate

Putin said the opposition lacked a strong candidate to challenge him. MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin, seeking a new term in office in a March election, said on Thursday he would run as an independent candidate while hoping for support from more than one political party. Putin, 65, told an annual news conference that Russia`s political system 15

14 December, 2017 10:36 AM Putin says Russia won’t be dragged into new arms race with U.S

Putin, speaking at a year-end news conference, also said that Russia would not back out of its commitment to concluding a START III Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with the United States. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would pay proper attention to the development of its army and navy, but it would not be dragged into a new arms race with the United 13

12 December, 2017 2:25 PM Russian Olympic Committee Approves Athletes Under Neutral Flag

The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) on Tuesday gave the nod for its athletes to compete under a neutral flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics despite a ban on the country's national team. "We all had the same opinion: our athletes need to go to South Korea and try to bring back a victory for Russia. Russian athletes have expressed their will to take part in the games 21

21 November, 2017 7:05 AM Russia's Vladimir Putin hosts Syria's Bashar al-Assad Assad for talks: Kremlin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday, discussing the fight against terrorism and the prospects for a political settlement in Syria, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. In remarks broadcast by Russian television, Assad thanked Putin, the Russian defense minister 28

11 November, 2017 2:34 PM Vladimir Putin says claims of Russian meddling in US vote 'fantasies'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said accusations that Moscow meddled in US elections, particularly through contacts with Donald Trump's campaign team, are "fantasies" and attempts to undermine the US presidency. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said accusations that Moscow meddled in US elections, particularly through contacts with Donald 43

31 October, 2017 3:03 AM Who Is George Papadopoulos? Energy Expert and Junior Trump Staffer Sought to Be Russia Power Broker

George Papadopoulos, the first person to plead guilty in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, is a specialist in Mediterranean oil and gas policy who sought to become a key intermediary between Russia and the United States. Papadopoulos, 30, a volunteer foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, secretly 92

30 October, 2017 8:16 PM Three of Trump's former top campaign aides face criminal charges in dramatic expansion of Mueller probe

The special counsel investigating Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential race announced criminal charges Monday against three former senior campaign aides to Donald Trump, including his former campaign manager, marking an explosive new phase in the FBI probe of the president’s inner circle. One of the three repeatedly sought to arrange a meeting between 33

25 October, 2017 10:37 AM China's new Politiburo Standing Committee lineup

China's ruling Communist Party on Wednesday unveiled its core decision-making body, the Politburo Standing Committee, with President Xi Jinping returning for a second five-year term as party general secretary. BEIJING: Key members of China's Communist Party were determined at the national congress, which is held every five years and concluded this week. On Wednesday 72

22 October, 2017 6:50 AM Japanese PM Abe on track to score easy election win

Polls show the Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition to be the clear favourite Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday vowed to step up pressure on North Korea to protect the Japanese people as he wrapped up an election campaign dominated by threats from Pyongyang. Polls show Mr. Abe and his conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) are clear 34

17 October, 2017 1:34 AM North Korea says `a nuclear war may break out any moment'

Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to ``such an extreme and direct nuclear threat'' from the United States since the 1970s _ and said the country has the right to possess nuclear weapons in self-defense. ``The entire U.S. mainland is within our firing 33