Contents tagged with Putin

  • Erdogan is planning to host talks between Zelensky and Putin

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is planning to host new talks between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss grain exports, reported the Turkish news agency Anadolu.

    "Negotiations are continuing. Last night we had conversations with some officials. Next week we will discuss what steps we can take during talks with Zelensky and Putin," Erdogan said.

    On June 7, Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar told Anadolu that Turkey is in …

  • Putin: our goal is to ‘take back and strengthen’

    At a meeting with young entrepreneurs in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the goal of modern Russia is to "take back and strengthen."

    Putin compared the current situation with the events of the Northern War (1700-1721) between Russia and Sweden and stressed that Peter I did not take anything away from the neighboring country during this period, instead "he took it back."

    "Peter I waged the Northern War for 21 years," Putin explained. - It would seem that he fought with …

  • Putin believes that delivery of American HIMARS systems to Ukraine will not change the course of war

    The decision of the US authorities to supply Ukraine with HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems will not fundamentally change the balance of forces, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    "There is nothing new. First, about these multiple launch rocket systems. The Ukrainian army has similar systems of Soviet and Russian production Grad, Smerch, Uragan," said Putin.

    Putin added that "the range does not depend on the system itself, but on the missiles that are used."

    "What we hear today and …

  • Media: Russian elites unhappy with Putin, discussing three potential candidates to replace him

    Discontent is growing among Russian elites with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid the ongoing full-scale war against Ukraine. The Kremlin leadership hopes for the departure of the Russian president "in the foreseeable future” but believes that this can happen only if his health deteriorates further, writes the newspaper Meduza, citing sources close to the Administration of the Russian President.

    The publication notes that after the April "patriotic upsurge" pessimism has now set in among …

  • Putin rumored to have undergone cancer surgery

    On the night of May 16 to 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin allegedly underwent a surgery. Doctors insisted that it had to be done quickly, reported the telegram channel General SVR. General SVR Telegram channel is reportedly operated by a general from the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), who has information inaccessible to the general public. The channel is also believed to be associated with political scientist Valery Solovyov.

    "According to the doctors involved in the …

  • Erdogan: Turkey cannot abandon Russian gas

    Turkey cannot abandon Russian gas and sever ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

    "As for the war between Russia and Ukraine, then, of course, we are now pursuing a balanced policy towards both Russia and Ukraine. And in this policy of balance, of course, I do not intend to sever ties with Mr. Putin, or Mr. Zelensky," he said.

    Erdogan noted that he continues telephone talks with the presidents of both countries.

    "Turkey will continue this …

  • Media: Putin's youngest daughter living with a new boyfriend Igor Zelensky

    According to a joint investigation of the Russian website the Important Stories and the German Der Spiegel, the youngest daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ekaterina Tikhonova, has been living with the famous Russian ballet dancer Igor Zelensky.

    When and under what circumstances Zelensky and Tikhonova met is unknown. According to the Important Stories, since 2017, Putin's daughter has lived in two countries, regularly, sometimes several times a month, flying to Munich, where Igor …

  • Putin: Russia has no problems with Finland and Sweden joining NATO

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia has no problems with Finland and Sweden, and the accession of these countries to NATO does not pose a threat to Moscow.

    "But the expansion of military infrastructure into this territory (Finland and Sweden) will certainly cause our response. What it will be, we will look at the threats that will be created for us, " said Putin at the summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).

    He believes that the expansion of NATO is a …

  • Putin warns Europe of irreversible consequences due to anti-Russian sanctions

    Citizens of the European Union and the poorest countries will face the most difficult consequences due to the sanctions imposed by the West on Russia, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a government meeting on economic issues. According to Putin, the restrictive measures introduced by the West against Russia contribute to the global crisis.

    "These sanctions largely provoke a global crisis," Vladimir Putin said. "Their masterminds, guided by short-sighted, inflated political ambitions and …

  • Zelensky: Macron suggested to make concessions on Ukraine’s sovereignty to help Putin save face

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that French President Emmanuel Macron suggested to him to cede part of Ukraine’s sovereignty in order to help Putin "save face".

    "Macron wanted to see results in mediation between us. He didn't find them on our side. He did not get them from the Russian Federation and suggested to me certain things related to concessions on our sovereignty in order to help Putin save his face. I don't think that's very correct. We are not ready to help someone to …