Posts Tagged ‘Putin’

‘Foreign policy does not imply isolationism’ – Putin

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off

In an address to Russia’s diplomat corps, President Vladimir Putin touched upon a number of issues, including Russia’s image abroad, US plans for missile defense, and the deadly flood that struck Russia’s southwest on Sunday. Read more…

Russia and China tout strategic partnership amid global breakdown – RT

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Comments off


President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao broke ground on a new bilateral relationship. Given the regional challenges, Russia and China have more in common than ever before. Read more…

Medvedev spoke as future PM – experts

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr.24, 2012



RIA Novosti/Mikhail Klimentyev

Dmitry Medvedev’s speech at the State Council shows he is positioning himself as future number two in Russia rather than “a lame duck,” believes political analyst Evgeny Minchenko. Read more…

‘We won!’ Teary-eyed Putin proclaims victory

Monday, March 5, 2012 Comments off

Presidential candidate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (right to left) at a rally organized by the all-Russian People’s Front (ONF) and the “Network of Putin” movement on Manezh Square in Moscow. (RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev)

Vladimir Putin, set to win a third presidential term, declared his victory and thanked his voters for their support. Polling at over 64 percent with over two thirds of the votes counted, victory seems assured. Read more…