Contents tagged with Biden

  • Another President calls Putin ‘a killer’

    Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda also believes that Russian leader Vladimir Putin can be called "a killer", reported the news agency Delfi.

    When asked by a reporter if he, like his American counterpart Joe Biden, believes that Putin is "a killer," he replied: "Unfortunately, yes."

    According to the President of Lithuania, Russia clearly does not respect the territorial integrity of neighboring states, such as Ukraine.

    "I see many signs of blatant disregard for the values of the civilized …

  • Kremlin: Russia is reviewing future relations with U.S.

    Russia is analyzing the actions of Joe Biden’s administration. After this Russian President Vladimir Putin will decide on further bilateral relations, said the Russian presidential press secretary, Dmitry Peskov.

    "The analysis is being carried out now. The actions taken by the new U.S. administration are being reviewed. It will take time for this analysis to be finished," Peskov said.

    After that, decisions will be made on how Moscow will build "our line," Peskov added, noting that according …

  • Moscow warns Washington against creating ‘difficult days’ for Russia

    Moscow said that if the U.S. authorities continue to create "difficult days" in relations with Russia, they would have to answer for it. 

    "If they predict it, then they plan. And if they plan it, they can carry it through. But then, they will be responsible for the actions they have committed," said the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolay Patrushev in response to the words of the US National Security Advisor Jacob Sullivan about the upcoming “difficult days” in relations with …

  • Biden refuses to talk to Putin

    The United States did not support Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposal to hold an urgent conversation with President Joe Biden to discuss the bilateral problems and strategic stability, said the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    Earlier, Putin instructed the Russian Foreign Ministry to reach out to the White House to organize an open discussion with Biden on March 18 or March 22.

    "Another opportunity to find a way out of the deadlock created by Washington in Russian- …

  • Russia threatens U.S. with severing diplomatic relations

    The Russian Foreign Ministry's decision to recall the ambassador to the U.S after President Joe Biden's remarks about Vladimir Putin is a "red line" behind which is only the severing of diplomatic relations, said Russian Federation Council Vice Speaker Konstantin Kosachev.

    According to him, recalling the ambassador, the first in the recent history of Russia, was "the only possible option" after Biden called Putin a "killer", commenting on the poisoning of Alexei Navalny.

    "The recalling of the …

  • Russia recalls its ambassador to U.S. after Biden says Putin is 'a killer’

    Russia is recalling its ambassador to the United States for consultations, reported the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

    According to the representative of the Russian ministry, Maria Zakharova, at the moment the Russian Ambassador to the United States was recalled to Moscow for consultations, which aim to analyze what to do and how to continue with the relations between the two countries.

    Zakharova said  that President Joe Biden has been in power in the United States for 100 …

  • Kremlin: Russia prepares for 'a serious conversation' with U.S.

    Russia is preparing for a "serious conversation" with the U.S. over Washington’s response to the arrest of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, said the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova.

    According to Zakharova, Washington should mind "its own business". She sterssed that the rhetoric that America supposedly allows itself about Russia will not be able to help in relations between the countries.

    At the same time, she said that differences between Russia and the United …

  • Kyiv closes all cases against Biden and Poroshenko

    Court cases against U.S. President Joe Biden and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, which were opened on January 22, have already been closed, said Poroshenko's lawyer Ilya Novikov during a press conference.

    "According to our information, these cases, which recently were hastily opened, have already been canceled. We see that when this turns into investigations that can harm the interests of the country, and also into investigations that become personally dangerous and inconvenient …

  • U.S. plans to hand over to Kyiv details of investigation into Ukrainian oligarchs

    Washington will hand over to Kyiv details of investigation into the activities of Ukrainian oligarchs, said Daniel Fried, former Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, reports the Ukrainian news outlet Espreso.

    According to Fried, he expects that the American President Joe Biden will make sure that the Ukrainian leadership continues these investigations.

    Fried stressed that the new U.S. administration wants to block illegal funds coming into the United States.

    "Joe …

  • Kremlin points to serious disagreements on Donbas between Putin and Biden

    There remain serious differences between Russia and the United States on the substance of the conflict in Ukraine, said Russian Presidential Kremlin Dmitry Peskov, Interfax reports.

    According to him, the existing differences manifest themselves in different formulations of what is happening in the Donbas in the conversation between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    "The phrases used exactly reflect the position of the parties, and of course the difference in the …