Tag Archives: Presidents of Russia

08Oct/17

On Putin’s birthday, opposition activists protest, call for him to quit

Police detain more than 200 opposition activists on Saturday for taking part in a wave of anti-Kremlin protests across Russia, according to a monitoring group. Report by Pascale Davies. Continue reading

09May/17

Russia shows off military might at Red Square parade

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (MAY 9, 2017) (CHANNEL ONE) – Russia showcased its modernised war machine in a traditional grand parade on Moscow’s Red Square on Tuesday (May 9).
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26Apr/17

Anti-Putin protesters get a smart phone app to help get out of jail

A smart phone app aims to give anti-Kremlin protesters a helping hand when they are detained by Russian police at demonstrations. Continue reading

06Feb/17

Kremlin demands apology from Fox News over Putin comments

The Kremlin is demanding an apology from Fox News Monday, after Bill O’Reilly’s one-on-one interview with President Trump on Super Bowl Sunday, in which the TV host called Russian President Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’. Alva French reports. Continue reading

26Jan/16
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia’s Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption at a meeting in Moscow

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05Dec/15

Russians admire chocolate Putin statue

Russians admire a full-size chocolate Putin statue at a fair in St. Petersburg.

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02Apr/15

Russia’s rich tighten their belts

(Reuters Business Report) – Russian model Alisa Krylova is a regular at her local beauty salon in Moscow.

It’s a luxury she isn’t giving up.

But tough economic conditions are forcing her and many other rich Russians to make concessions.
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17Mar/15

Russia’s Putin reappears after 10 day absence, laughs off “gossip”

Facing health rumours, Russian President Vladimir Putin says life is “boring without gossip”, at his first public appearance more than a week.
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