Barack Obama

Putin congratulated Trump, not Obama, in New Year’s statement

However, Putin did convey his seasonal greetings to Obama, his family and the American people in a separate statement earlier Friday, while responding to the latest wave of US sanctions against Russia, CNN reports. In his annual greetings statement, Putin expressed hope

US announces Russian sanctions, expels 35 diplomats

President Barack Obama took unprecedented steps Thursday retaliating against what the administration described as "Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities," including sanctioning six Russian individuals and five Russian entities as well as ordering Russian diplomats to leave the country, CNN reports. US President Barack

CNN: Obama administration prepares sanctions against Russia for meddling US election

The actions are expected to include expanded sanctions and diplomatic measures, the officials said, in what the administration deems a proportional response to a Russian operation that went beyond cyber hacking activities common among nations, CNN reports. Some of the steps are

US President Obama says he could’ve won election again

"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could've mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it," Obama told his former senior adviser David Axelrod in

“All I Want For Christmas Is You”: This version of Barack Obama is almost as good as the original

And it's even more fun when it is performed by the U.S. President Barack Obama. The creators of the famous YouTube parodies have again carefully extracted the text of the song from the speeches of Obama. The result is hilarious as always

Ukrainian FM: Poroshenko and Obama to meet at UN General Assembly meeting

"I believe, a brief meeting will certainly take place," Klimkin said on TV, according to UNIAN. The foreign minister recalled that Obama had earlier devoted special attention to Ukrainian issue at the G20 summit in China. According to Klimkin, Poroshenko will address

Obama: Trump’s warning on elections is ‘ridiculous’

The advertised purpose of President Barack Obama's pre-vacation news conference Thursday was to highlight gains in the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria with the Pentagon as a backdrop, CNN reports. But for all his talk of terrorism, Russia and other

Obama: Trump ‘unfit’ to be president

During a press conference at the White House with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Obama posed the question to the Republican Party: "If you are repeatedly having to say what Trump says is unacceptable, why are you still endorsing him?" –

“Too much violence”: Obama urges G7 to resolve situation in Ukraine

U.S. President Barack Obama said that the G7 member states should continue to seek ways to resolve the situation in Ukraine, where a high level of violence is still being recorded, reports with reference to UNIAN. "We began to touch on

US President lifts embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam

Speaking during a visit to communist Vietnam and talks with its leaders, the US President Barack Obama said the move removed a "lingering vestige of the Cold War", BBC reports. The US is trying to bolster its relationship with its Pacific allies,