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Top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny accuses Putin of wanting to remain 'leader for life'
Mikhail Mishustin says his priority would be to 'increase citizens' real incomes' but also said the government must 'restore trust' with the business community and drive innovation
This follows the shock resignation of the government in the wake of Putin's call for reforms to reshape Russia's political system
Mikhail Mishustin will replace Dmitry Medvedev after the latter's surprise resignation following Putin's unveiling of a package of constitutional reforms
(3rd UPDATE) In a meeting with the President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the reforms would make significant changes to Russia's balance of power, and so 'the government in its current form has resigned'
Putin announces the proposed package of reforms in his annual address to lawmakers, saying the public's representatives needed to play a stronger role in governing
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin for blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II, saying Moscow was lying to deflect attention from recent failures
Russian President Vladimir Putin may have dropped a major hint about not running again in 2024
Putin describes the events in the US legislature as 'simply the continuation of a internal political fight' between Democrats and Republicans
No comprehensive peace deal is expected from the meeting but diplomats hope the summit will help to bolster trust between Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Paris on Monday for the summit, with French and German leaders mediating, in a bid to revive efforts to end Europe's only active war
The legislation, which will take effect in July 2020, is aimed at promoting Russian-made software. But it has been dubbed the 'anti-Apple' law because it would force the US tech giant to pre-install non-Apple software on its products.
Presiding by video link-up over an elaborate televised ceremony, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping hail the 'Power of Siberia' pipeline as a symbol of cooperation
After an exchange of prisoners in September and the withdrawal of some frontline forces over the last few weeks, the handover marks another step in trying to resolve the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine
The law, which President Vladimir Putin signed in May, requires Russian internet providers to install technical devices provided by the authorities to enable centralized control of traffic
The KGB profile is part of an exhibition at the Central Archive of Historical and Political Documents in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg
The long-awaited pullback is a precondition for the first face-to-face talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky, to be mediated by the leaders of France and Germany
One woman says she fears she could be beaten up by other women in the camp who still support ISIS
There are no details yet about the planned visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Philippines, including when it will take place
(UPDATED) The Russian defense ministry says a convoy of Russian military police had crossed the Euphrates River and 'advanced towards the Syrian-Turkish border'
(UPDATED) The agreement cements Russia and Turkey's roles as the main foreign players in Syria
Putin invited Erdogan 'for a working visit in the coming days. The invitation was accepted,' Putin's office says in a statement on October 15
Deals worth more than $1.3 billion, notably in the energy, advanced technology and health sectors, were tabled during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit, according to the Russian Direct Investment Fund
(UPDATED) Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit follows attacks on Saudi oil installations that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Moscow ally Tehran
The 16-year-old changes her Twitter biography to say 'A kind but poorly informed teenager' after Russian President Vladimir Putin described her in these terms at a Moscow forum this week
(UPDATED) 'President Duterte told President Putin the remarkable progress of Philippines-Russia relations after he sought the rebalancing of traditional partnerships and the deepening of relations with non-traditional partners,' says Malacañang
Putin says, 'We believe that any refusal to have dialogue is irrational, harms the country, and only threatens the population's well-being'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will host Presidents Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani in Ankara for the latest summit on the Syrian conflict
Top protest leader Alexei Navalny says the raids are the result of Kremlin 'hysteria' after allies of President Vladimir Putin suffered major losses in local elections in Moscow
Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga and Vladimir Putin sign a series of agreements including joint investment funds to finance Mongolia's infrastructure developments
The meeting comes ahead of a September 16 summit in Ankara that will bring together the main foreign players in Syria's conflict – Putin, Erdogan and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani
US President Donald Trump, who will host next year's G7 summit, says he would certainly invite Russia to the event, though he doubted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin would want to come if it was only as a guest
Russian-backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces gather north of the key town of Khan Sheikhun in a bid to take more territory from Turkish-backed rebels
Turkey and Russia back opposing sides in the Syrian conflict but have worked closely, along with Iran, to find a political solution for Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has ordered an analysis of 'the level of threat for our country created by the actions of the US and to take comprehensive measures to prepare a symmetric response'
Tens of thousands take to the streets in Russia, again calling for fair elections after several opposition figures were excluded from Moscow polls set for September
President Vladimir Putin says that if Russia receives information about US development of new missiles, it 'will be forced to begin the full-scale development of similar missiles'
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been in jail since last week for calling an unauthorized rally
The Russian leader holds talks in Saint Petersburg with Viktor Medvedchuk, a pro-Moscow Ukrainian politician and businessman who has claimed Putin is his daughter's godfather
(UPDATED) Rome's historic center is on security lockdown for the visit with 50 streets blocked to traffic and Italian media reporting that mobile phone signals could be scrambled
Here are some of the top moments and bon-mots from the 2 day meeting hosted by Japan in the city of Osaka
Russian President Vladimir Putin slams ideas of freedom of sexuality as he defends Russia's ban on 'gay propaganda'
(UPDATED) The comments come as British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the row over the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil
(UPDATED) Vladimir Putin says nothing, but grins in response to the US President's comment
Russian President Vladimir Putin also seeks to once again shift blame onto the Ukrainian authorities
'Happy birthday, my best wishes. I am delighted to have a friend like you,' Russian President Vladimir Putin tells Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on his 66th birthday
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin lash out at 'inequalities' in the global economic system and vow to pursue closer ties between their countries
'Global issues related to national interests in the economic and social spheres and global security are more important than games of security services,' says Russian President Vladimir Putin
(UPDATED) Russia's Vladimir Putin says the visit is a 'key event' in relations between the two neighbors
'This is the rhetoric that will not help Ukraine to sort out the problem of the southeast,' says Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, referring to the separatist conflict in the ex-Soviet country's industrial east