#VladimirPutin

17 hours ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden voiced United States' concerns over the sudden Russian military build-up in occupied Crimea. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Biden proposed to meet Putin and discuss the full range of issues facing the US and Russia
  • United States claims that troop levels are at their highest at the Ukrainian borders since 2014
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister met with top officials of NATO nations earlier this week

22 hours ago.Kiev, Ukraine
Ukrainian servicemen hold a position on the frontline with Russia backed separatists near small city of Marinka, Donetsk. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Ukraine has accused Russia of massing tens of thousands of soldiers on its border
  • An Ukraine official said that Russia had 41,000 troops on Ukraine's eastern frontier
  • Russia did not deny the troop movements

2 days ago.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Antony Bliken expressed his concerns at NBC's 'Meet the Press'. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • US is close contact with Ukraine, Blinken confirmed in an interview
  • If Russia acts recklessly, there will be costs, the US Secretary of State said
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel has also demanded the withdrawal of Russian troops

6 days ago.Washington D.C., DC, USA
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was addressing a press briefing. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  • "We are disturbed by reports that Mr Navalny's health is worsening," Jen Psaki said
  • Psaki said US could consider "diplomacy" to end the standoff with North Korea
  • President Biden doesn't believe that the wall will address immigration challenges

6 days ago.Moscow, Russia
Alexei Navalny is serving a jail term on an embezzlement charge. (Photo credit: Instagram/@navalny)

  • Last week, Alexei Navalny launched a hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment
  • Navalny's lawyers and allies are demanding that he be transferred to a "normal" hospital
  • Navalny was arrested in January after returning from Germany

7 April.Moscow, Russia
Soviet Union made history by launching Yuri Gagarin into space on April 12, 1961. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ MFA Russia)

  • Russia continues to have lofty extraterrestrial ambitions
  • It pulled out of the US-led international Lunar Gateway project
  • As Russia's space industry stalls, its competitors are moving forward

5 April.Moscow, Russia
Vladimir Putin's current term will end in 2024. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Vladimir Putin has already been in power for more than two decades
  • He has given himself the possibility to stay in power until 2036
  • Former president Dmitry Medvedev has also been granted the right to contest election two more times

1 April.Brussels, Belgium
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell's office on Thursday slammed a fresh Russian military conscription drive in the Crimean peninsula annexed from Ukraine. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Russia's step is "another violation of international humanitarian law"
  • The "Russian Federation is bound by international law," a statement by Borrell said
  • Observers noted that Russia has in the past conducted military call-ups in the springtime

27 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Hosting the summit will fulfil a campaign pledge and executive order by Joe Biden. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI File)

  • The climate talks will be held on April 22 and 23
  • The event, the US hopes, will help shape global efforts to cut pollution  
  • Forty world leaders were invited on Friday to the meeting

25 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Joe Biden took over the oval office in January amid a deadly pandemic and political unrest.(Photo credit: Screengrab)

  • The conference is being held at the White House
  • This marks his first press conference since since he took office on January 20
  • The conference is expected to address issues ranging from gun control, China and immigration