Putin responds to CNN investigation, does not deny Navalny was tracked

During his annual press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to a recent investigation by the investigative group Bellingcat and CNN which uncovered evidence that Russia’s Federal Security Service trailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny who was poisoned in August. CNN’s

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Kremlin denies Putin suffered coughing fit during coronavirus conference

Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly had a coughing fit during a televised coronavirus conference with top officials, though the Kremlin denied the episode.  Putin, 68, was in the middle of discussing “acute financial problems” related to the pandemic when he suddenly had

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Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh: reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed optimism Tuesday over a new ceasefire agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan after weeks of violent clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, and reportedly deployed peacekeeping troops to the region. The clashes in the Caucasus have attracted international attention

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Russian MPs introduce bill to give Putin lifetime immunity from prosecution

Russian lawmakers have introduced legislation that would provide Vladimir Putin lifetime immunity from prosecution if and when he leaves office, according to reports. Current laws protect the sitting president from liability for crimes committed during their terms, but a parliamentary

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Vladimir Putin calls on US to agree to non-interference pact for upcoming elections: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on the United States to agree to a pact of non-interference in upcoming elections, with fresh accusations from each country over “disinformation” and social media meddling, according to reports. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov read

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McMaster warns Trump plays ‘into Putin’s hands’ with warm remarks about Russian president

President Trump should be harder on Russian President Vladimir Putin in his public statements, former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster argued on “The Story” Tuesday. McMaster joined host Martha MacCallum one day after Trump told rallygoers in Ohio: “I like Putin, he likes me.

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Putin touts Russian coronavirus vaccine, offers it to UN staff for free

Vladimir Putin called the recently approved Russian coronavirus vaccine “reliable, safe, and effective,” offering to supply it to other nations, despite some skepticism. “We are ready to share experience and continue cooperating with all states and international entities, including in supplying

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C.I.A. Reasserts Putin Is Likely Directing Election Influence Efforts to Aid Trump

WASHINGTON — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia is most likely continuing to approve and direct interference operations aimed at raising President Trump’s re-election chances, a recent C.I.A. analysis concluded, a signal that intelligence agencies continue to back their assessment

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White House condemns poisoning of Putin critic as ‘completely reprehensible’

The White House condemned the poisoning of Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny as “completely reprehensible,” hours after the German government confirmed the presence of nerve agent Novichok on the Russian opposition leader’s body. “The United States is deeply troubled by

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Gen. Keane: Russian troops likely to invade Belarus if pro-democracy president assumes power

Belarus’ location is “very strategic” to Russian President Vladimir Putin who “wants to increase the sphere of influence of Russia in the region, in Eastern Europe in particular and also in the Middle East,” Fox News senior strategic analyst and retired Army Gen. Jack Keane said on Monday. Keane

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