Vladímir Putin

Why I (Somewhat Reluctantly) Like Vladimir Putin

Oliver Norgrove | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Norgrove

Tyrannical and thoroughly disagreeable though he is, Mr Putin stands for nationalistic pride, a crucial buffer against the perils of American foreign policy and a determination to defend a revived Russia on the world stage, and her citizens abroad. Three things I respect, and three things a shrinking world desperately needs.

Putin Thinks Turkey Is About To Launch A Ground War Into Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

Russia’s ministry of defence warned on Thursday that Turkey is preparing a ground invasion of Syria. According to Reuters, defence spokesman Igor Ko...

Trump's Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Called 'Most Unlikely Since Josef Stalin'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by an an anonymous US politician, alongside Pope Francis and Edward Snowden, it has been rep...

Carson's Latest Foreign Policy Ode Is A Four-Legged Comedy Monster

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Politics

Ben Carson is still baffled by the world. During the foreign policy section of Thursday's Fox News debate in Iowa, the retired neurosurgeon answer...

Britain To Deal With Russia With 'A Very Cold Heart' Following Inquiry

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday Britain will be "toughening" up its response to Russia after a public inquiry implicated President Vladi...

'Making A Murderer' Season 2 Subject Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Comedy

After the worldwide sensation that was Netflix's 'Making A Murderer', HuffPost UK can exclusively reveal the long-waited subject of the next series: ...

Litvinenko Report Publishes Extraordinary Claims Of Putin 'Paedophilia Tapes'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

The inquiry into Alexander Litvinenko's murder has speculated the dissident could have been killed for claiming that Vladimir Putin had destroyed evid...

Putin 'Probably' Approved Killing Of Litvinenko, Inquiry Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK

President Vladimir Putin "probably" approved the assassination of Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006, a public inquiry has found...

Frankie Boyle's Just Launched An All-Out-Assault On Everyone Offensive In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK

Frankie Boyle has delighted his fans once again with a blistering end-of-year attack at some of 2015's most controversial political figures. The c...

Donald Trump Doesn't Mind Vladimir Putin Killing Journalists

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump doesn’t mind that Vladimir Putin kills journalists because America “does plenty of killing also.” This is the new st...

Trump And Putin Are Now BFFs

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump reacted to Vladimir Putin’s unexpected endorsement on Thursday, stating he was “greatly honoured” by the backing of the...

Putin Could Go Nuclear On Isis

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has floated the notion of using nuclear weapons against members of the Islamic State, according to quotes published by the Kremlin. The...

This Video Brilliantly Explains How Syria's Civil War Became So Complicated

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK

This video brilliantly explains Syria's four-year civil war became so complicated, as we teeter on the edge of becoming militarily involved in it for...

Putin Warned Not To 'Play With Fire' Over Downed Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has been warned not to "play with fire" over the Turkish military's downing of a Russian jet, amid growing tension between the two coun...

Putin Blames Washington For Warplane Being Shot Down By Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK

French President Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin have agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the...

Second Russian Pilot 'Safe And Sound' After First Killed In 'Savage Way'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

The second pilot from a Russian warplane that was shot down by Turkey near the Syrian border has been rescued, Vladimir Putin has confirmed. The Ru...

Vladimir Putin Accuses Turkey Of Being 'Accomplices Of Terrorists'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described Turkey's downing of a Russian jet on Syrian soil some four kilometers from the Turkish border as a "sta...

Putin Directs Military Operations From Dr Strangelove's War Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK

Russia’s beefy leader Vladimir Putin has a Hollywood-style war room from which to direct the military campaign in Syria, fresh pictures reveal. The ...

Our First Reaction to Atrocities Like Syria Will Always Be to 'Do Something' - But It Is Vital That We Do the Right Thing

Graham Allen | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Politics
Graham Allen

Parliament, by delaying the rush to war has done a further great service by winning vital thinking time. This has enabled all of us, especially Government, to better comprehend the incredibly complex, multi-dimensional nature and history of the regional conflict... The evil of Islamic State must be beaten, their cruelty plumbs new depths of inhumanity and immorality, self-justified by perverted religious fundamentalism. To defeat them cannot happen on the battlefield alone. To do that we need to be smart and not repeat the mistakes of the past.

Fox News Epically Fooled By Fake Putin Quote On Isis

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

American broadcaster Fox has fallen foul of a fake quote doing the rounds on social media today. The organisation mistakenly attributed a line fro...

Russia-Iran Style Cooperation in Syria Could Prove Possible in Afghanistan, But With Greater Success

Jamila Mammadova | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Politics
Jamila Mammadova

Twenty-five years ago the Soviet Army returned home after nine years of fighting in Afghanistan. After the soviet withdrawal, the country plunged i...

A Random Man Just Did Something Very Weird Right Next To Obama And Putin

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Comedy

We've all been there - you find yourself in a room with the two most powerful men in the the world, walk in front of the camera and then... Actuall...

No One Is Buying Russia's Hackneyed Propaganda About Nuclear Tsunamis

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

The existence of a new submarine-launched nuclear torpedo was “accidentally” revealed by Russian state-controlled TV on Wednesday, the Kremlin ins...

Vladimir Putin's Says 325-Page Report Into Doping Is Not 'Evidence'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin's spokesman has hit back at accusations of state-sponsored doping in Russia, saying the claims appear unfounded. The Russian Preside...

Sir Elton John Fears Vladimir Putin Will Give Him A 'Quick Polonium Injection'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK

Sir Elton John has said he fears telling Vladimir Putin what to do over gay rights at an upcoming meeting because he might get a “quick Polonium inj...