Vladímir Putin

Cameron Gets Tough With a Pick-Up Artist, But Not Putin's Put-to-Death Artists

Denis MacShane | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Politics
Denis MacShane

Russian money is now essential for the City. Russians make massive donations to Conservative Party funds. And while David Cameron's ministers can get tough with a pick-up artist from America they will not move against put-to-death artists from Russia if they are backed by Putin.

Number Of Unscheduled Russian Military Flights Above Baltic Has Doubled

AP | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

NATO's chief said Thursday that Russia's growing military presence in the skies above the Baltic region is unjustified and that its aircraft regularly...

Russian Media's MH17 Claims Dubbed 'Preposterous'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK

An attempt by Russian state television to produce evidence denying Russian responsibility for the downing of MH17 has been mocked and branded "prepost...

Russia Denies Putin Is Leaving The G20 Summit Early In A Big Sulk

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Politics

UPDATE: The Russian president's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, has denied reports saying Putin plans to leave the G20 summit ahead of time due to pre...

This Macho Macho Man Has Really Annoyed David Cameron Now...

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has accused Vladimir Putin of "machismo" after the Russian president rather unsubtly sent an entire fleet of warships to the Australian ...

Putin Trying To Reclaim 'Lost Glories' Of The Soviet Union

AP | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country's northeas...

Chinese Media Aren't Happy About This Moment Between Putin And China's First Lady

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Meredith & Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin and China's First lady appeared to have a lovely evening at the APEC summit meeting in Beijing last night - but it doesn't seem to have...

Could This Be The Most Awkward Gathering Of World Leaders!

Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK

China's President Xi Jinping drew the short straw this year to host President Barack Obama and other world leaders at the latest APEC summit The g...

Russian Military Flights Increasingly Violating European Airspace

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Nato has reported an "unusual" spike in Russian military flights in European airspace after British Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters were scrambled to i...

Press Told To 'Shut Their Traps' Over Putin Cancer Rumours

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK

Russia has angrily dismissed rumours that Vladimir Putin has cancer, telling the speculative media to "dream on." Putin's spokesman on Wednesday sl...

The Luckiest Girl In Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK

This remarkable video shows a small Ukrainian girl narrowly escaping the shelling of Shakhtar Donetsk’s Donbass Arena on Monday. The CCTV footag...

Moving Beyond the 'Tug of War' Between Russia and Europe

Jo Simmons | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Jo Simmons

A war in Ukraine would be a catastrophic end point to the crisis. One can hope that diplomacy in this day and age will prevail, much to the satisfaction of the late Tony Benn.

Why This Could Be The Most Brutal Political Encounter Of All Time...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK

One is a Speedo-wearing boxing pro, the other is a judo-loving former KGB agent - the question is, who would win in a fight between Russian President ...

Russian Parliament Approves Bill Allowing Government To Seize Western Assets

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

Russia's parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill granting compensation to those affected by Western sanctions and allowing the government ...

A Crisis of Confidence - Can Our Government Be Trusted?

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

There have been a rash of outrageous breaches of the public trust relating to national and international security including: Failure of the US Secret Service to protect the President and the First Family. Failure of the Dallas Hospital and federal, state and local officials to initially detect the first person in the US infected with ebola...

'I Shot Two Lions & Can Drink 14 Bottles Of Wine A Day'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

Heavy weight French actor Gerard Depardieu has claimed he shot dead two lions during a trip to Africa. The 65-year-old made reference to his "hero...

Some Suggested Steps to a Peaceful Solution in Ukraine

Mohammad Zahoor | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Politics
Mohammad Zahoor

At such a tragic time for Ukraine I hope the country where I have spent most of my adult life, and most of my career as an investor and entrepreneur can learn from the lessons of business: clear thinking is needed, corruption must be rooted out and, above all, we must all act for the benefit of all of the people of Ukraine - and we can only do this in a climate of negotiated peace.

Markets Blind to Geopolitical Risks?

Andy Langenkamp | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK
Andy Langenkamp

Monetary blinders Neither stock markets nor oil prices have responded strongly to geopolitical unrest. On the contrary, recently stock indices have b...

Vladimir Putin Is 'Possessed By Satan'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin has been accused of being possessed by Satan by a church leader and - possibly worse - called "self-centred" by the Dalai Lama. Patr...

EU To Impose More Sanctions On Russia As Protesters March Against Nato Meeting

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK

A raft of fresh sanctions is to be imposed on Russia by the European Union, according to British government sources. In a show of support for the bele...

Nato Leaders Warn Putin 'We Will Fight Back'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

Nato leaders have ramped up the pressure on President Vladimir Putin - with a warning they will fight back against any incursion by Moscow against all...

Russia Today Belatedly Remembers Which Side It's In 'The Thick Of It' Type Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK

Russia Today, the broadcaster accused of spouting Kremlin propaganda throughout the war in Ukraine, announced that Kiev and Moscow had agreed a ceasef...

Ukraine And Russia Agree Ceasefire -- But Here's Why That Won't Stop The Fighting

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

Ukraine and Russia have reached a tentative deal to put an end to the fighting in eastern Ukraine, though officials could not say whether in practice ...

Brave BBC Reporter Won't Take No For An Answer From Putin In Dramatic TV Stare-Down

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin has boasted that he could take the Ukrainian capital Kiev in "two weeks", according to reports of a telephone conversation between Russ...

Putin Reminds West Russia Is One Of The 'Largest Nuclear Powers'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK

Do not "mess with Russia" was the bellicose offering from Vladimir Putin on Friday, as the Russia President reminded an increasingly exasperated West ...