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Vladimir Putin

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  • In ruble crisis, Putin gets a helping hand from state TV

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - As the head of Russia's biggest state bank and a favorite of President Vladimir Putin, German Gref has long been a loyal supporter of state economic policy. But with the rouble sliding and the economy stagnating, he delivered a...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION DALLAS Nina Pham, the nurse who was infected with Ebola, is in fair condition, "stable and resting comfortably" and is receiving intensive care in a specially equipped isolation ward at the National Institutes of Health near Washington,...
  • Russia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan talks

    Russia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan talks
    MILAN (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine made progress on Friday towards resolving a dispute over gas supplies in time for winter, but European leaders said Moscow still had to do much more to prop up a fragile ceasefire and end fighting in eastern Ukraine....
  • Russia challenges European Council sanctions: Financial Times

    (Reuters) - State-owned Russian oil company Rosneft and Arkady Rotenberg, judo partner of Russian President Vladimir Putin, have launched legal challenges against sanctions imposed by the EU's European Council over Russia's actions in Ukraine, the...
  • Moscow says U.S. working on military 'scenarios' at Russia's borders

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu accused the United States on Thursday of working on military "scenarios" near Russia's borders that he said were a source of grave concern. Interfax news agency quoted Shoigu as expressing...
  • Merkel urges EU to keep up reforms as crisis not over

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel told parliament on Thursday that Europe must push ahead with efforts to cut public deficits and improve competitiveness because the euro zone debt crisis has not yet been overcome and its causes have...
  • Rouble's plunge shows Russia's reliance on Western money

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A steep plunge in the rouble, caused by sanctions over the Ukraine crisis and falling oil prices, has underlined Russia's heavy dependence on Western finance to balance its dollar-thirsty economy. For all President Vladimir Putin's...
  • Majority of Russians say Western sanctions will help economy: poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half of Russians believe their economy will benefit from Western economic sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis and from the countermeasures adopted by Moscow, according to an opinion poll published on Thursday. Western...
  • Former Soviet leader Gorbachev warns against new Cold War

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has warned Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin against dragging the world into a new version of the Cold War he helped to end a quarter of a century ago. Gorbachev, recently in...
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • Italy and France make plea for growth as EU-Asia leaders meet

    MILAN (Reuters) - Europe's priority must be to stimulate economic growth, Italy and France said on Thursday, putting themselves at odds again with Germany, which is demanding deficit rigor. With signs of a global slowdown rattling investors and prompting...