Opinion

Youth vs Putin - 2:0

The Kremlin is failing to suppress a new more resilient wave of youth protests.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Russia

Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate

Russian president tells the world to take it easy after US decision to withdrawal from Paris climate change agreement.

Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate

Opinion

Muammar Putin at the Versailles

Gaddafi's shadow loomed at Versailles during Macron’s meeting with Putin.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Europe

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Meeting Putin in Paris, Macron also said France and Russia should cooperate to 'eradicate terrorist groups' in Syria

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

US & Canada

Putin offers to release Trump-Lavrov talks transcript

Kremlin offer comes amid row over US president's disclosure of ISIL-related information to top Russian diplomats.

Putin offers to release Trump-Lavrov meeting transcript

Europe

Four civilians killed in Ukraine artillery shelling

Kiev blames pro-Russian separatists for renewed artillery shelling in breach of 2015 ceasefire agreement.

Four killed in artillery shelling in Avdiyivka

Opinion

Macron, Putin and the boomerang effect

How the Kremlin's hackers managed to spoil Moscow's relations with the new French president even before he was elected.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Russia

Putin: Russia-Turkey recovery process 'complete'

Leaders Putin and Erdogan agree on boosting trade and on need for a political solution in Syria during talks in Sochi.

Putin: Russia-Turkey recovery process 'complete'

US & Canada

Trump, Putin 'seek Syria ceasefire' in 'first conversation'

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has spoken by phone to Donald Trump in their first known conversation since the US president ordered missile strikes on a Syrian air base.

Europe

Merkel, Putin: No alternative to Minsk deal on Ukraine

German and Russian leaders discuss Ukraine and Syria conflicts as ties between the West and Moscow remain tense.

Europe

Russian police arrest dozens of anti-Putin protesters

More than 100 arrested in St Petersburg at demonstration against Vladimir Putin's expected candidacy in 2018.

Russian police arrest dozens of anti-Putin protesters

Opinion

Trump: Putin's best frenemy, part 2

Why were the Russian anti-missile systems silent during the US strikes on al-Shayrat airfield in Syria?

Leonid Ragozin

by Leonid Ragozin

Leonid Ragozin

Opinion

The rise of the black international

Who is behind the resurgence of conservatism in Europe and why is it not so scary?

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Politics

Putin says US-Russia trust 'deteriorated' under Trump

Russian president says ties with US worsened in recent months as top diplomats lock horns over Syria conflict.

Putin slams Trump ties as top diplomats spar on Syria

Politics

Dozens arrested at Moscow opposition rally

Police arrest 29 protesters for 'breaching public order', a week after hundreds were detained in the Russian capital.

Dozens arrested at Moscow opposition rally