Contents tagged with Putin
Russian president Vladimir Putin fears Day X, when Ukraine will receive all the weapons promised by its Western allies. These will be "historical days for Ukraine," writes the German tabloid Bild.
According to the publication, last weekend dozens of German battle tanks and IFVs arrived in Ukraine, including more than twenty ultra-modern Leopards-2A6 and up to forty Marder vehicles.
Ukrainian crews trained for six weeks in Germany to operate the tanks and IVFs supplied from the reserves of the …
Russia intends to produce and modernize a total of more than 1600 tanks in the next three years, said Russian president Vladimir Putin
"The arsonists [Ukraine’s western partners] plan to send 420 or 440 tanks to Ukraine. The same situation is with the ammunition. During this time, we will produce new and modernize over 1600 existing tanks. The total number of tanks in the Russian army will exceed three times the number of tanks of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Even more than three times. I'm not …
Moscow and Minsk have agreed to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in the territory of Belarus, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with the TV channel Russia 24.
Putin said that on July 1, the construction of the storage facility will be completed, and stressed that the weapons will be deployed "without violating the obligations under the START Treaty." According to him, the reason for this step was the UK's intention to supply of ammunition with depleted uranium to Ukraine. …
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev any attempt to enforce the arrest warrant issued by the International Criminal Court for Russian president Vladimir Putin will mean a declaration of war against Russia.
"Let's imagine, although it is clear that this will never happen, but, nevertheless, let's imagine that it has occurred. The current head of a nuclear power came to the territory of, say, Germany and was arrested. What is this? Declaration of war on the Russian …
The decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague to issue an arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin was perceived by the Kremlin as the "most unexpected step" taken by the West, reports Meduza, citing sources close to the Russian presidential administration.
According to the interlocutors of the publication, the Russian authorities were not ready for such a situation. In addition, the possibility of Putin's arrest abroad confuses the Kremlin's plans to promote the image of the …
Russia did not launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2014 because the Russian army was not prepared for aggression of this magnitude, said the Russian president Vladimir Putin on the air of the national TV channel Russia-1.
"We didn't have hypersonic weapons then, but now we do. There are other modern systems, and in 2014 there was nothing like this," he said in response to a question from journalist Pavel Zarubin.
Also, according to Putin, then the Russian economy was not ready for …
Russian President Vladimir Putin will be detained if he crosses the borders of Germany, said the the German Federal Minister of Justice, Marco Buschmann, in an interview with Die Zeit. Bushman noted that he would comply with the court's requirement under the 1998 Rome Statute (the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the international treaty that established the ICC).
"I expect the ICC to quickly contact Interpol and ask for enforcement. Then, Germany will be obliged to arrest …
The Russian authorities have established an exclusion zone around the alleged residence of Vladimir Putin on Lake Valdai. The area is equal in size to the island of Malta. Access to this area is prohibited to the ordinary Russians, reports the news outlet Meduza.
Journalists note that the lake itself is divided by the islands into two parts. The one on which the town of Valdai is located belongs to the recreational zone. Economic activity is prohibited there, but tourism, amateur fishing and …
Russian president Vladimir Putin confirmed the information that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Moscow.
Putin said that during the visit he would like to show Xi Jinping the Moscow subway.
"We will meet with the head of the People's Republic of China. If the program allows, we will gladly show the Big Circle Line of the Moscow Metro to our guests. In any case, it seems to me that we will be able to show it to the delegation," Putin said.
According to TASS, on February 22, Putin at a …
Newly mobilized Russian soldiers from the Irkutsk region recorded a video message to Russian President Vladimir Putin. They said that they had been transferred under the command of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic. According to the soldiers, the DPR command sends them to the front lines, "to be slaughtered", and if they refuse to go, the commanders fire at them from machine guns. The video appeal of Irkutsk conscripts was published by the Telegram channel People of Baikal.
According to …