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President Putin’s Q&A at the Russian Energy Week International Forum

Vladimir Putin addressed the plenary session of the second Russian Energy Week Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum. The forum is taking place in Moscow on October 3–6. Its main theme is Sustainable Energy for the Changing World. The forum will be attended by representatives of the largest international companies and organisations, and leading experts. About 60 business events will be held within the framework of the official programme. * * * Speech at the plenary session President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Friends, ladies and gentlemen, colleagues. I am very happy to welcome the participants

Coming Coup Against Trump

by Finian Cunningham/ Sputnik News https://sputniknews.com/columnists/201807171066432951-us-coup-trump/ The American backlash against President Trump over his summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin has been as ferocious as it was predictable. Every possible vilification has been thrown at him. But it is the slur of Trump as “traitor” that puts this president in grave danger. Democrats, Republicans, state intelligence pundits, hawkish media, liberal media — all have launched a torrent of attacks on Donald Trump for daring to meet with Putin in Helsinki

Russian President Vladimir Putin interview to FOX News

http://kremlin.ru/events/president/news/58019 Vladimir Putin answered questions from Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace in an interview recorded in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/58019 Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace: President Putin, thank you for speaking with us. I am going to get to some specifics about the summit in a moment, but let’s begin with the big picture. President Trump said in his news conference that our relationship has never been worse, but that changed a few hours ago. How has the relationship, big picture, between

News conference following talks between the presidents of Russia and the United States

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump made press statements and answered journalists’ questions. July 16, 2018 http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/58017     President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, The talks with President of the United States Donald Trump were held in a candid and business-like atmosphere. I think they were quite successful and beneficial. We reviewed the current state and prospects of Russia-US relations and key international issues. It is obvious to everyone that our bilateral relations are undergoing a complicated period but there is no objective reason

Russian president gets message from Iran Leader Ayatollah Khamenei

http://217.218.67.231/Detail/2018/07/12/567862/Russia A senior Iranian official has conveyed a message from Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Moscow. Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior aide to Ayatollah Khamenei, also submitted another message from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Russian head of state during the meeting on Thursday. The talks were also attended by Ali Asghar Fathi, the Leader’s special

President Putin meets heads of Russian print media and news agencies

Ahead of Russian Press Day marked on January 13, Vladimir Putin met with heads of Russian print media and news agencies in the editorial office of the Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper. The discussion focused on current professional issues. The President congratulated media representatives on their professional holiday. January 11, 2018 http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/56639 In December 2017, during Vladimir Putin’s annual news conference, Komsomolskaya Pravda correspondent Alexander Gamov invited the President to visit the newspaper’s editorial office. Before meeting with heads of Russian print media and news agencies, Vladimir Putin toured an exhibition devoted

The Lugansk Republic situation, MID note to the DOS concerning Myrotvorets

by Scott Humor On November 15,  President Putin supported Viktor Medvedchuk’s proposed prisoner exchange between Ukraine and the Donetsk and Lugansk Republics. Putin met with the Leader of the Ukrainian Choice – People’s Right movement Viktor Medvedchuk during his visit to the Voskresensky New Jerusalem Monastery.   President Putin also talked on the phone with the heads of the Donetsk and Lugansk Republics for the first time since they declared independence from Ukraine after the anti-government

Article by Vladimir Putin for the 25th APEC summit

Article by Vladimir Putin, The 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Danang: Together Towards Prosperity and Harmonious Development November 8, 2017 http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/56023 The 25th anniversary APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting will take place in Danang very soon, on November 10 and 11. We greatly value the APEC forum for the ample opportunities it affords all participants to engage in discussions and coordinate positions on a variety of economic, social, environmental, and cultural issues. Our countries strive to cooperate based on the principles of consensus and voluntary participation, mutual respect and willingness to compromise, regardless of the political situation. This

Vladimir Putin’s birthday

We were falling into the Abyss. They cut out of Russia her historical, nation forming territories. They divided and separated her people, and they were ready to chop her heartland into pieces. Everything was set. They had premade ethnic territories with their own flags and anthems and governments, selected by them.  They printed and delivered the money of these invented countries, like the “Ural republic.” The Khasavyurt conducted by the

Russia’s Navy Day parade 2017 in Saint Petersburg

The Main Naval Parade in St Petersburg July 30, 2017 An entire parade in two minutes   St Petersburg Vladimir Putin arrived in St Petersburg on Navy Day to review the Main Naval Parade held in the Neva and inner harbour of Kronstadt. In accordance with the Presidential Executive Order of July 27, 2017, the Main Naval Parade was held for the first time in Russia’s modern history. The parade

Putin’s Meeting with heads of international news agencies

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with the heads of Russian and foreign news agencies in St. Petersburg on Thursday, June 1 – the first day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2017. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54650   Taking part in the meeting were President of EFE (Spain) Jose Antonio Vera, Editor-in-Chief of PTI (India) Vijay Joshi, Vice President of Kyodo News (Japan) Juno Kondo, General Director of DPA (Germany) Peter Kropsch, Editor-in-Chief of Anadolu (Turkey) Metin Mutanoglu, First

Vladimir Putin’s interview with Le Figaro

President Vladimir Putin gave an interview to French Le Figaro newspaper, at the Russian Cultural Centre in Paris. The interview was recorded on May 29 in Paris during the President’s visit to France. Turn the English captions “ON” by using the button “CC” located in the control bar for a video. http://en.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/54638 Interview with French newspaper Le Figaro Question (retranslated): A very good afternoon. Thank you very much for agreeing to answer questions

Hail to the Chief! and Other News

by Scott Humor Russia will always side with the forces of peace, with those who opt for equal partnership, who reject wars as contrary to the very essence of life and the nature of man. Vladimir Putin at the military parade to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory in the 1941–1945 Great Patriotic War   Hail to the Chief! President Putin made an announcement during Wednesday’s press conference following a

Poroshenko doesn’t want another Maidan SITREP

Maidan has come full circle: masked protesters took down the EU flags in Kiev and Social Media exploded with the revelations that Maidan was Russia’s plan to push Ukraine into the EU to destroy them both. June 2015,  the EU flag raised over City Hall in Kiev.   March 2017, Extremists from the Right Sector took down all the EU flags outside of the administrative buildings in Kiev   “I

How Russia Implements the Minsk 2 Agreement, by Scott Humor

A few years ago, I was having coffee with my then-business partner. He happened to be in the middle of a process called “enrolling your child in a private school.” In my naiveté I thought that this process was a fairly straightforward one: you give them your application and a check, and they accept your kid. But apparently, there were more people with money that this particular school was willing to

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys

President Vladimir Putin addressed Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys Vladimir Putin addressed the eighth meeting of Russian Federation ambassadors and permanent envoys at the Russian Foreign Ministry. June 30, 2016 Moscow   President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Colleagues, it is a pleasure to greet you all at this traditional gathering at the Foreign Ministry. Let me start by thanking the Foreign Ministry’s heads and staff and everyone working in our missions abroad for their professionalism and devotion to their work. I am sure that you will all continue to work in the same

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