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Vladimir Putin

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  • Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties

    By Gabriela Baczynska MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'. In an...
  • Rouble decline to continue for two years: Russian ex-minister

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's rouble, which has fallen almost 30 percent against the dollar this year, will continue to decline over the next two years, Interfax news agency quoted former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin as saying on Saturday. The rouble...
  • Merkel ally warns SPD against own diplomacy towards Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned the foreign minister and his fellow Social Democrats (SPD) against pursuing a more friendly approach towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis, according to Spiegel magazine. "I...
  • Biden voices support for Ukraine, denounces Russia's Putin

    By Alessandra Prentice KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned Russia's behaviour in Ukraine as "unacceptable" and said Moscow should abide by a September peace deal and pull its military forces out of the country. Addressing...
  • Biden tells Russia that U.S. will never accept Crimea annexation

    Vice President Joe Biden told the Kremlin during a visit Friday to Ukraine that the United States will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and warned Moscow that it faces greater isolation if it continues its "provocative action." Biden was in...
  • Are the U.S. and Saudi Arabia conspiring to keep oil prices low?

     Are the U.S. and Saudi Arabia conspiring to keep oil prices low?
    There are a number of factors behind the continuing global slide in oil prices, including North American production, increased energy efficiency, Europe's economic stagnation, and China's slowing growth. But a big one is Saudi Arabia, which, to the dismay...
  • Ex-finance minister warns Putin against populism, conservatism

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin warned President Vladimir Putin on Friday that "excessive conservatism" could restrict economic and political freedoms and said populist policies would weaken Russia. Kudrin, a liberal economist...
  • Trudy Rubin: The invasion that dare not say its name

    It's time for President Obama to start using the I-word when referring to Russia's assault on Ukraine. I mean invasion. The world is witnessing a Russian invasion of a neighboring country, something that hasn't happened since the fall of the Soviet Union...
  • Putin's high approval ratings not real: protest group

    LONDON (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin may not be as popular as opinion polls suggest in Russia because the public has only limited access to information and the media is tightly controlled, members of the feminist punk protest band Pussy Riot said....
  • Review: 'Limonov' by Emmanuel Carrère

    Review: 'Limonov' by Emmanuel Carrère
    The American critic and biographer Leon Edel once told an interviewer that writing a biography is "like falling in love." Infatuation, explained Edel, is necessary, but so is the termination of the love affair, "if a useful biography is to emerge."...
  • Opinión: Alemania tiene muchas razones para celebrar

    Opinión: Alemania tiene muchas razones para celebrar
    Con la pompa que la ocasión merecía, los alemanes acaban de celebrar los 25 años de la caída del Muro de Berlín. Hay que reconocer que es algo envidiable, sobre todo cuando se compara la belleza de los festejos en una Puerta de Brandenburgo colorida y...