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Before meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he would inform him about his talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, RIA Novosti reported.
Putin said that his recent conversations with Zelensky are worth mentioning to Macron because they contained “matters that can be discussed”. He also added that his phone calls with Zelensky inspire “a cautious optimism”.
At the same time, Macron said that he intended to discuss the possibility …
The plane with the Russian delegation and Russian government media journalists was accompanied by two Swiss Air Force fighter jets over Geneva for several minutes, reports RIA Novosti.
The Russian government delegation and journalists were on their way to cover the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron in France.
Передовой самолёт с российской делегацией и журналистами кремлёвского пула, которые будут освещать переговоры Путина и Макрона на юге Ф …
The meeting on the highest level between the presidents of Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran – Vladimir Putin, Ilham Aliyev and Hassan Rouhani – has been postponed, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov announced at a press conference.
He said that the summit, which was supposed to take place this week, had been delayed “for technical reasons”. The Kremlin spokesperson did not specify a new date for the meeting.
The summit was scheduled for August 14 in Sochi, Russia. Putin and Aliyev were scheduled …
After four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the Donbas, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky requested an emergency session of the Normandy Format, but his request has gone unanswered, the Ukrainian news outlet Glavred writes.
The news outlet believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have taught their Ukrainian colleague a “tough lesson”.
They have made it clear that they do not intend to attend “emergency sessions” …
The rating of a Russian President Vladimir Putin has fallen to a record low. Only 43 % of Russians are ready to vote for him, reports BBC with reference to the survey of the Public Opinion Foundation.
According to the experts, if the presidential elections were held now, 43% of citizens would vote for Putin. Experts associate this with protests in support of unregistered candidates for the Moscow city Duma. Also, forecasts say that Putin's rating will continue to fall.
Putin's rating was …
On the morning of August 7, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky had a “long conversation” with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the death of Ukrainian soldiers near the village of Pavlopil.
“This morning I spoke to Russian President Putin about it. I told him that it doesn’t bring us closer to peace. I am imploring [him] to use his influence to stop that side from killing our people. The second issue that I raised was that we are continuing to de-mine, and that we need to reduce the …
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov said that German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas promotes the strengthening of the authority of Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports Deutsche Welle.
Kasparov explained that in late June, Maas supported the decision to restore Russia's membership in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, but "Russian Federation did not start to comply with the democratic standards of the Council of Europe after returning to the Assembly."
US President Donald Trump could take part in talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine, said US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker in an interview with The Ukrainian Week (Tyzhden).
Volker observed that the US president could get involved if Russia had a constructive stance. The format of such talks is not yet being discussed.
“If there are signs that [Russia] is serious and is prepared to really put an end to the conflict, I am certain that this is very important to …
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to US President Donald Trump in connection with the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, reads the message posted on the Kremlin's website.
Earlier on August 4 in the city of Dayton, Ohio, a man opened fire, killing ten people (including the attacker). Twenty-six were injured.
The day before, on August 3, 20 people were killed in a shooting in a supermarket in the city of El Paso, Texas. Twenty-six people were injured
The regasification ship Marshal Vasilevsky, owned by Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom and responsible for ensuring Kaliningrad’s gas security, is off the coast of Denmark and heading for the Port of Rotterdam, RBC reports, citing the Marine Traffic database.
In February 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin commissioned a coastal terminal to accept liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Kaliningrad. The new terminal can meet nearly all the gas demand of the Russian exclave. At the end of last year, the …