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Vladimir Putin

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  • Russian government approves law to clamp down on offshore tax sheltering

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's government has approved a new tax law to clamp down on Russian companies and individuals using offshore tax shelters. The law is part of a range of measures initiated by President Vladimir Putin, and collectively known as...
  • Merkel, Putin express hope for gas talks success on October 29: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of reaching an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Friday. "A hope was expressed that the next round...
  • Merkel urges Putin to back swift solution to Ukraine gas row

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Friday to support a quick solution to Moscow's gas row with Ukraine before winter sets in, her office said in a statement. Moscow and Kiev have...
  • Putin blames West for Ukraine crisis, denies attempts at empire building

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the West on Friday for the conflict in Ukraine and denied accusations of empire building or trying to undermine the sovereignty of neighboring countries. In a speech to a group of...
  • Russia's Putin blames Kiev for use of force in east Ukraine

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the pro-Western government in Kiev for using force against the rebellious regions in east Ukraine rather than conducting talks with their Russian-speaking population to seek an end to...
  • Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had helped Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovich to flee to Russia in February after he was toppled in violent street protests in Kiev. "I will say it openly - he asked...
  • Putin says Washington no threat, but its policies harmful

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he did not think the United States was a threat to Russia but added that he thought Washington's policies were harmful to his country. "I don't think that the United States poses...
  • Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    MONS Belgium (Reuters) - Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO's military commander said on Friday. "We've seen a pretty good withdrawal of the Russian forces from...
  • Russia's Putin says Europe unlikely stop buying Russian gas

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he did not expect European countries to stop buying natural gas from Russia as there is no real alternative. "Can you imagine that this will happen at the desire of our partners in...
  • Putin urges West to help Ukraine with funds for Russian gas

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a plea to the European Union and United States on Friday, asking them to help cash-strapped Ukraine raise funds to pay for Russian gas purchases and warning about escalation of the gas...
  • Putin accuses United States of damaging world order

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. In a 40-minute...