Thursday, December 1, 2022

Vladimir Putin

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,...

Ukraine war: US fearful Putin will use unconventional weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin could resort to using Novichok in mass chemical weapon attacks in Ukraine if his troops continue to lose ground, US officials fear, according to a media report.As the progress of the war has gone increasingly...

Putin rules out using nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied having any intentions of using nuclear weapons in Ukraine but described the conflict there as part of alleged efforts by the West to secure its global domination, which he insisted are doomed...

Putin monitors drills of Russia’s nuclear forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday monitored drills of the country’s strategic nuclear forces involving multiple practice launches of ballistic and cruise missiles in a show of force amid the heightened tensions with the West over the conflict in...

NATO holds nuclear talks amid war tensions, Putin threats

NATO’s secretive Nuclear Planning Group met Thursday as the military alliance presses ahead with plans to hold a nuclear exercise next week as concerns deepen over President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that he will use any means necessary to defend...

Biden rules out talks with Putin

US President Joe Biden ruled out talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the upcoming G20 summit at Indonesia, saying "there is no rationale to meet with him now". Asked during a CNN interview whether he would meet Putin...

Vladimir Putin says Russia could increase gas supplies to Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow is ready to resume gas supplies to Europe via a link of the Germany-bound Nord Stream 2 pipeline under the Baltic Sea — an offer quickly rejected by Berlin.German officials have...

Russia annexes 4 regions of Ukraine

PUTIN SIGNS ‘ACCESSION TREATIES’ IN DEFIANCE OF INTL LAW; US,WEST IMPOSE FRESH SANCTIONS Vladimir Putin has signed “accession treaties” formalising Russia’s illegal annexation of four occupied regions in Ukraine – Kherson, Zaporizhzhia, Luhansk and Donetsk – marking the largest forcible...

Russia annexations in Ukraine have ‘no place in modern world: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemns Russia’s plans to declare the annexation of occupied parts of Ukraine, calling it “a dangerous escalation” that “has no place in the modern world.” If Russia moves ahead with its plans to annex four...

EU ‘must take seriously’ Putin’s nuclear threats

The EU must not ignore Vladimir Putin’s threats that he could use nuclear weapons in the conflict in Ukraine, the bloc’s foreign policy chief has said, as per a media report.Josep Borrell told the media that Putin’s assertion he...