Russia Gets New Government In What Vladimir Putin Calls "Major Renewal"
Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7:47 AM
Russia's President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday that he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers. The new government included a new economy minister and a new first deputy prime minister, but the finance, foreign, defence, energy and agriculture ministers all kept their jobs.
Vladimir Putin Thanks Donald Trump For Intel Which Helped Foil Attacks: Kremlin
Monday, December 30, 2019, 8:07 AM
Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Sunday thanked US counterpart Donald Trump for intelligence that helped to foil attacks on Russian soil, the Kremlin said. Putin thanked Trump "for the transfer, through special services, of information allowing the prevention of terrorist acts in Russia," the president's office said in a statement. They appeared to have been preparing a "terrorist act", the reports said.
Vladimir Putin Hints At Leaving Russian Presidency In 2024
Saturday, December 21, 2019, 8:09 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin dropped a cryptic hint seen by some as a sign he may not serve another term while also staunchly defending his Kremlin policies in a marathon news-conference. Clocking in at four-hours and twenty-five minutes, the question-and-answer session was one of the longest ever held by Putin in a format that has become an annual end-of-year tradition for the Russian leader.