Contents tagged with Putin

  • Putin: Russia is ready to continue supplying gas to Europe through the remaining branch of Nord Stream 2

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said that Russia is ready to supply Europe with additional volumes of gas through the remaining branch of Nord Stream 2.

    According to him, it is possible to repair the damaged gas pipelines, but only in case of their further economically justified operation.

    "And, of course, ensuring the safety of the route is a priority," Putin said at the forum "Russian Energy Week".

    "If we and the Europeans come to a common decision to supply gas through the remaining …

  • Putin and Lukashenko agree to deploy joint group of troops on Ukrainian border

    The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and Russian president Vladimir Putin, agreed to deploy a joint regional grouping of troops.

    "In connection with the escalating situation on the western borders of the Union State, we agreed to deploy a regional grouping of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. This is all according to our documents. If the threat level reaches the current level, as it is now, we begin to use the Union State grouping," Lukashenka said …

  • Russian region where Putin's nuclear banker is located was exempt from mobilization

    One of the regions of the Russian Federation was not involved in the "partial" mobilization of Russians for war in Ukraine. None of the inhabitants of the Altai region was called up for service there, said the senator from the region, Vladimir Poletaev.

    "At the moment, not a single person has been called up from the Altai Republic as part of the partial mobilization. Military enlistment offices are working to update the available data on citizens, draft letters are being sent, " Poletaev wrote …

  • Putin gives Lukashenko another $ 1.5 billion

    Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to finance his "younger brother" Alexander Lukashenko. Moscow has allocated $1.5 billion to Minsk for import substitution, reported RIA Novosti, citing Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexei Overchuk.

    According to him, this decision has been made, and "in principle, all the parameters of the agreement have been established." By the end of the year, the Belarusian authorities plan to use a fifth of the money that will go to the field of mechanical …

  • Classified clause of Putin’s mobilization decree allows Russia to draft up to a million people

    The classified seventh paragraph of the decree of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, contains information on the mobilization volume. According to this paragraph, up to one million Russians can be drafted into the Russian army, reported the newspaper Novaya Gazeta.Europe, citing sources in the Kremlin.

    According to Novaya Gazeta.Europe, the Russian leadership at first wanted to classify the entire text of the decree. But later the Kremlin decided to put under the "for internal use" …

  • Flights leaving Russia sell out after Putin announces 'partial' mobilization

    Russians rushed to leave the country after Putin declared “partial” mobilization. All the tickets to visa-free destinations have been sold out. The Russian news website The Insider reports that, according to the Russian travel search platform Aviasales, there are no tickets available for the flights to Istanbul for the next few days. There are also no direct tickets to other cities in Turkey: Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman and Izmir.

    There are no tickets for flights to Armenia – neither direct nor …

  • Media: Putin concerned about growing alcohol abuse among Russian elite

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is concerned about the increasing alcohol abuse among his "inner circle" and the top leadership of the Russian Federation, reports Meduza, citing several sources close to the presidential administration.

    According to two sources, Putin began to pay special attention to the problem of alcohol abuse, because Russian officials began to drink alcohol much more often and more amid the ongoing war in Ukraine. The Russian President is particularly concerned about the …

  • Scholz: Putin still believes invasion of Ukraine was the right decision

    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that, after a 90-minute conversation with Vladimir Putin, he saw no change in the Russian president's position on Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Putin still believes that the war was the right decision and does not plan to curtail it.

    "Unfortunately, I cannot tell you that [Putin] has come to the realization that starting this war was a mistake. There are also no signs that he has new views,” Scholz told reporters in Berlin.

    The German Chancellor …

  • Kremlin: Putin is aware of the retreat of Russian troops from Kharkiv region of Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is aware of the retreat of Russian troops from the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, but the "special military operation" continues and will continue until the goals that were originally set are achieved, said Putin’s spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov.

    According to him, "everything that happens, any actions that the military do during the "special operation", are reported to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief," and Putin is personally in constant contact with the Minister of …

  • Putin orders Russian troops to reach borders of Donetsk region by September 15

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops to reach the administrative borders of the Donetsk region by September 15, said Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Oleksiy Gromov, at a briefing.

    Gromov noted that Russia continues to hold the occupied areas of Kharkiv, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions. Also, the Russian troops are trying to create favorable conditions for further offensive.

    "The …