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Vladimir Putin

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  • Litvinenko slaying suspect allowed to testify at UK inquiry

    The British judge overseeing an inquiry into former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko's death says one of the prime suspects in the poisoning will be allowed to give evidence by video link. The inquiry said in a statement Monday that judge Robert Owen...
  • Jeb Bush makes it through Europe unscathed, if not more popular at home

    When he flies home from here Saturday, Jeb Bush can boast that his ripple-free trip to three European nations this week proved he is capable of striding without stumbling on a global stage. But that may not provide much political benefit to the former...
  • Romanian leader slams PM's attendance at European Games

    Romania's president says he didn't know the Romanian prime minister would attend the European Games, which most European Union leaders have avoided because of concerns about host Azerbaijan's human rights record. Premier Victor Ponta traveled to Baku,...
  • Obama: Putin trying to recreate glories of Soviet empire

    President Barack Obama says Russian President Vladimir Putin (POO'-tihn) must decide whether he wants to wreck Russia's economy in pursuit of what Obama calls a "wrongheaded desire to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire." Obama says U.S. and...
  • Russia and Western nations staging rival air combat exercises

    Russia and Western nations staging rival air combat exercises
    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered four days of air combat readiness testing on Monday, the third major military exercise staged by the Kremlin in as many months. The drills will involve 12,000 troops, 250 aircraft and nearly 700 artillery...
  • Putin, Erdogan meet, discuss gas pipeline

    The presidents of Russia and Turkey have met and discussed a proposal for a pipeline that would carry natural gas from Russia to Turkey. Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Saturday in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on the sidelines of the...
  • THE LATEST: Bavarian police say G-7 less violent than feared

    5:44 p.m. (1544GMT; 11:44 a.m. EDT) Eight officers were injured and 72 people were detained temporarily, but Bavarian police say the G-7 summit passed without significant disturbances, and with far fewer potentially violent protesters than expected....
  • FIFA scandal statement: Visa, McDonald's, others don't run, won't kick

    FIFA scandal statement: Visa, McDonald's, others don't run, won't kick
    You can understand why corporate sponsor Visa would put out a strongly worded statement calling on FIFA to "take swift and immediate steps" toward reforms after the arrest of 14 people in and around soccer's top global governing body. Of course, Visa'...
  • Putin praises Russia as open and democratic

    A member of the Pussy Riot group was detained by police in Moscow on Friday, even as President Vladimir Putin celebrated the country's version of independence day by praising its democracy and openness. Putin's comments during a Kremlin ceremony came...
  • If FIFA seeks to reform, here are steps it can take right away

     If FIFA seeks to reform, here are steps it can take right away
    Now that Sepp Blatter has announced he is stepping down as president of FIFA, the process of fixing world soccer's governing body can finally begin. But it won't be easy. The removal of one man, even if he is the president, is just the first step in a...
  • Winners and losers in FIFA corruption scandal

    Winners and losers in FIFA corruption scandal
    After FIFA President Sepp Blatter's surprise announcement Tuesday that he would resign after new elections to find his successor, we take a quick look at its impact on the soccer world. Winners Soccer: International soccer has been trying to escape...