Saturday, January 28, 2023

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin says Russian victory in Ukraine is ‘guaranteed’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he had “no doubt” Moscow would emerge victorious in Ukraine, despite military setbacks in the nearly year-long offensive.President Putin sent troops to Ukraine in February last year, and in September announced a military...

Russia’s hypersonic missile-armed ship to patrol global seas

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sent a frigate armed with the country’s latest Zircon hypersonic missile on a trans-ocean cruise in a show of force as tensions with the West escalate over the war in Ukraine.Russia touts that...

Putin wants to ramp up military ties with China

Russian leader Vladimir Putin told Chinese President Xi Jinping today he was keen to ramp up military cooperation and hailed the two countries’ efforts to counter Western influence, reports AFP.Battered by unprecedented Western sanctions over Moscow’s assault against Ukraine,...

Putin says Russia wants end to war in Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia wants an end to the war in Ukraine and that this would inevitably involve a diplomatic solution, reports Reuters.Putin made the comments a day after U.S. President Joe Biden hosted Ukrainian...

Modi tells Putin talks only way forward on Ukraine war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon Russian President Vladimir Putin, and reiterated his call for dialogue and diplomacy as “the only way forward” in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, the government said. The two leaders spoke over a...

Nobel Peace Prize winners blast Putin

The winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine shared their visions of a fairer world and denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine during Saturday’s award ceremony in the Norwegian capital.Oleksandra Matviichuk of...

Russia grinds on in eastern Ukraine; Bakhmut ‘destroyed’

Russian forces have “destroyed” the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said, while Ukraine’s military on Saturday reported missile, rocket and air strikes in multiple parts of the country that Moscow is trying to conquer after months...

‘Agreement will have to be reached’ to end Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that ultimately an agreement would need to be struck to end fighting in Ukraine, nine months after the Kremlin launched its “special military operation” there. “Trust, of course, is almost at zero…...

UK arrests wealthy Russian as police target Putin enablers

British authorities have arrested a wealthy Russian businessman on suspicion of money laundering, amid efforts to disrupt potential criminal activity by oligarchs and others linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin.The National Crime Agency said more than 50 officers from...

Putin ally Pyotr Tolstoy says Russia will ‘send Ukraine back to the 18th century’

Vladimir Putin will “send Ukraine back to the 18th century” by pushing ahead with attacks on the country’s energy facilities, one of his top allies has claimed, said a media report. Pyotr Tolstoy, the deputy speaker of the Duma,...