Vladímir Putin

This Advert On The Tube 'Shows Broadcaster RT Is Putin's Mouthpiece', Labour Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK

Adverts for Kremlin-funded broadcaster RT that tell London commuters to watch to “find out who we are planning to hack next” show it is the Russia...

Protests Break Out Across Russia On Putin's Birthday Over Presidential Race

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.10.2017 | UK

Protests have broken out across Russia on Putin’s birthday as supporters of opposition leader Alexie Navalny demand that he be allowed to join the p...

Steven Seagal Gives NFL Players A Lecture On Patriotism While Defending Vladimir Putin

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK Comedy

US actor Steven Seagal has offered his unequivocal views on the ‘take a knee row’ that is dividing America while defending Vladimir Putin, who is ...

Think Gay Celebs Coming Out 'Is No Big Deal'? Then You're Part Of The Problem

Sophie Alexander | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Alexander

Obviously if you say society doesn't care, one assumes you have done the research to back this up. You've read the world news sections of the papers regularly, perused academic journals on gender and sexuality, or you've at least checked Wikipedia to see which countries it is still punishable by death in if you're even thought of as being gay.

What Do Russians Think About Kremlin's Main Opposition, Alexei Navalny?

Jana Bakunina | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Politics
Jana Bakunina

Russia's 2018 presidential elections are now less than six months away. The Kremlin is almost conspicuously silent about Vladimir Putin seeking to ext...

How Is Russia Remembering The 1917 Revolution?

George Gilbert | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK
George Gilbert

Revolution necessitates talk of insurgency and transformation - this is not the most evident narrative with which state power should wish to engage. Yet elsewhere we can see lively discussion of the potentialities of history and possibilities for change that any discussion of 1917 should evoke. Not only in this year, but in those to come the impacts of the dual revolutions can give people much pause for thought - both in Russia and elsewhere.

15 Vacation Snaps That Prove Putin Is As Ridiculously Macho As You Thought

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

Bare-chested, dressed only in combat trousers and wraparound sunglasses, Russian President Vladimir Putin has delivered yet another masterclass in mac...

Making Sense Of The Donald Trump-Russia Mess

HuffPost | James Martin | Posted 04.08.2017 | UK

The beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency has been clouded by an ever-evolving scandal around potential collusion between his campaign and Russia. ...

Trump 'Compromised' After Details Of Undisclosed Putin Meeting Emerge

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has been heavily criticised after it emerged he had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at...

Donald Trump's Air Force One Transcript Contains One Insanely Worrying Thing About Russia

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK

The White House yesterday released a transcript of a conversation between Donald Trump and reporters which covered everything from trade to North Kore...

Journalist Chasing Trump Collusion With Russia Just Can't Believe Trump Jr Got The Scoop

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK

Already hailed the “smoking gun”, Donald Trump Jr has released images of an email exchange showing he knew he was meeting with a Kremlin-linked la...

Donald Trump Backtracks On 'Dumbest Idea Ever' After Mountains Of Ridicule

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump appears to have backtracked on establishing a joint ‘Cyber Security unit’ with Russia after it was described by a Senator in his own ...

The G-20 Has Closed So Let's Hail The Best Memes From Three Glorious Days

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Comedy

Donald Trump has returned from his trip to Europe for the G-20 summit in Hamburg, and swiftly tweeted a soft focus video featuring a series of his ‘...

Trump Wants To 'Move Forward' From Claims Russia Helped Get Him Elected

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump is keen to “move forward” from claims Russia interfered to get him elected president, having asked Vladimir Putin face-to-face whethe...

Donald Trump Awkwardly Grip's Vladimir Putin's Arm During First Handshake

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. The US President shook hands with Putin earlier on Friday...

After The Legislative Elections, Will Macron's Honeymoon Last?

Dr Itay Lotem | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Itay Lotem

As most Macron-related article conclude, these are early days. Macron's personality is winning the elections, but the hard work is only about to begin. Will he be able to work with what may be the largest majority in the history of the French 5th Republic to alleviate some of the problems that beset France? From chronic unemployment to thorny race relations, the list is long. At the very least, however, it is refreshing to observe a French politician able to score points on cautious optimism.

Vladimir Putin Never Has Bad Days Because ‘I Am Not A Woman’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK

Vladimir Putin has claimed he never has bad days, quite simply because “I am not a woman.” He cited his reasoning as being based on women’s “n...

Vladimir Putin Rushes To Defend Donald Trump Amid Calls For His Impeachment

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK

Vladimir Putin has said he’ll release a transcript of what Donald Trump said to Russian officials in the Oval Office, as claims he leaked sensitive ...

Chechnya: The Clock Is Ticking And We Have A Month

Steve Taylor | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK
Steve Taylor

Until governments act, and these abuses can be brought to an end, we are all nervously relying on the heroes at the Russian LGBT Network who are putting their own lives at risk, and those of their families and friends, to evacuate those at risk from Chechnya. Removing people to a place of safety is not an easy job, and nor is it something that can be done without funds.

Corbyn Hits Back At 'Smear' That Putin Wants Labour Victory

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at a Tory “smear” that Russian President Vladimir Putin would welcome a Labour general election victory. Labour sources...

Bashar Assad Should Hope Vladimir Putin Stays In Power In 2018

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

It simply means that there is always a risk that the updated Russian administration might not be as accommodating to Assad as the current one, especially if the U.S. agrees to Moscow's conditions in Syria, which must be different than merely keeping Assad in power. Tillerson's visit to Moscow is probably aimed at finding out about these prospects personally from the Russian elites.

US-Russia Relations 'May Be At All Time Low,' Donald Trump Says After Syria Veto

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has said US-Russia relations might be at “an all time low”, after the two countries clashed over the future of Syria and Russia vetoe...

'By Proxy Russia Is Responsible For Syrian Gas Attack' Sir Michael Fallon Turns Up Heat On Moscow

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK Politics

Russia is responsible “by proxy” for the deaths of more than 80 civilians gassed in Syria last week, the Defence Secretary claimed today in bold a...

7 ‘Extremist’ Pictures Of Vladimir Putin In Drag That Are Now Banned In Russia

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

An image featuring Vladimir Putin with painted eyes and lips has been banned in Russia. The picture is listed on the Russian Justice Ministry’s list...

From Russia, With Chaos

Kester Brewin | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics
Kester Brewin

The question that the left faces is how to counter this. Certainly, it won't be an easy task, and nor is it one for a counter myth-maker like Corbyn and his Momentum gang. As the profoundly well-qualified Hillary Clinton found out, it's going to take a quite extraordinary effort, overcoming forces that are well-hidden, and very very connected.