Vladimir Putin

Reuters: Putin’s ex-wife linked to multi-million-dollar property business

The building was renovated with help from associates of Putin, and the rental income is paid to a private company owned by a person whose name is the same as the maiden name of Putin's former wife, corporate records show, according to

Moscow says Putin and Trump had ‘positive’ call, want to cooperate in Syria

In an eagerly awaited phone call, the first since Trump's inauguration, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump stressed the importance of restoring economic ties between the two countries and of stabilizing relations, the Kremlin said, according to Reuters. U.S.-Russia

Putin: No ‘compromising’ info on Trump

Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, said the allegations were "pulp fiction" and a "clear attempt to damage relations", the BBC reports. The unsubstantiated claims say his presidential campaign secretly communicated with Moscow. They also say Russia has information about the US

‘Don’t you ever try to mess with Mr Putin’: parody video suggests Russian president will lead in ‘friendship’ with Trump

‘Give it up for Rootin' Tootin' Putin!’ - a parody song, published on Youtube, suggests, inclining that the Russian president is a tough guy. The video shows Putin as a “solid man” who “fights bears and demons with just bare hands”. Although, Donald

Donald Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide

Reince Priebus said Trump believed Russia was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organizations, although Priebus did not clarify whether the president-elect agreed that the hacks were directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Reuters reports. "He accepts the fact that this

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

Putin: Russia will not expel US diplomats

"The Russian diplomats returning home will spend the New Year Holidays with their relatives and dear ones. At home. We will not create problems for US diplomats. We will not expel anybody," Putin said in a statement circulated by the Kremlin press

Putin says ceasefire agreed in Syria for midnight

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that agreements have been achieved on a ceasefire in Syria and the readiness to start peace talks, according to the Russian TASS agency. "Reports have just arrived that several hours ago there was a development

Donald Trump receives ‘very nice’ Christmas letter from Vladimir Putin

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday shared a letter he received from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who urged the next president "to take real steps to restore the framework of bilateral cooperation" while offering Trump his "warmest Christmas and New Year greetings,"

Vladimir Putin personally involved in US election hack – intelligence report

U.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. Two senior officials with