RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin
A collection of news and information related to Vladimir Putin published by this site and its partners.

Top Vladimir Putin Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Ruble plunges to new depths despite massive interest rate hike

    MOSCOW The Russian ruble plunged to record lows Tuesday, defying a massive 6.5-point interest rate hike by the central bank. The euro soared to 100 rubles in afternoon trading while the dollar rose to 80 against the ruble, meaning that the Russian...
  • Lower oil prices, higher consumption

    It is pretty obvious that lower oil prices means higher oil consumption. It should be equally obvious to any literate American that more oil consumption means more disastrous global warming. It is surely painful to realize that these pleasant low prices...
  • Russia accuses NATO of aerial spying 'practically every day'

    Russia's air force commander on Tuesday accused the United States and its NATO allies of provoking confrontation over the Baltic Sea by sending spy planes near the Russian border "practically every day." In apparent response to accusations from NATO...
  • Ruble's plunge ignites Russia fears

    BERLIN A free-falling Russian ruble Tuesday prompted fears that the nuclear-armed nation could be entering a deep economic recession with the potential for unrest, as citizens and investors try to get their hands on cash amid crippling international...
  • Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea

    Russia says it has a right to put nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Russia has the right to deploy nuclear weapons in the Crimean peninsula, which it seized from Ukraine in March, a top Russian official said Monday. “Crimea was not a non-nuclear zone in an international law sense but was part of Ukraine, a state...
  • Low oil prices sink Putin

    Low oil prices sink Putin
    A funny thing happened on the way to Vladimir Putin running strategic laps around the West. Russia's economy imploded. The latest news is that Russia's central bank raised interest rates from 10.5 to 17 percent at an emergency meeting in an attempt to...
  • Dollars still on sale on Russian streets, but they will cost you

    The official exchange rate was still in the 60s, and the sign on the currency exchange kiosk's door said there were U.S. dollars on sale at 80 roubles. The woman at the window wanted 85. At the exchange points that are a fixture across the Russian...
  • Haiti's prime minister quits under pressure

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Bowing to pressure, Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has resigned, paving the way for a new government to lead the country into long overdue legislative and local elections. Lamothe said he was making the sacrifice for Haiti...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Putin's imperialism serves as lesson for U.S. domestic policy

    Robert J. Fisher: Putin's imperialism serves as lesson for U.S. domestic policy
    Russian President Vladimir Putin abruptly left the recent G20 conference in Australia in the face of mounting criticism of his nation's imperialistic designs on Eastern Ukraine. Ironically, the loudest criticism was generated by Great Britain, France...
  • Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take

    Oil price plunge hurts Russia's Putin: Their Take
    Bad for Vlad The falling price of oil is good news for American motorists, and it has an extra added attraction: It's making life miserable for Russian President Vladimir Putin.… The oil windfall is likely to help the U.S. economy rev up to a...
  • Putin the Great, and the collapse of the Russian economy

    Putin the Great, and the collapse of the Russian economy
    In certain corners of conservative thought, it's been fashionable to portray Russian President Vladimir Putin as a master strategist who has outdueled Barack Obama at every turn.  This view reached its zenith this year, in the aftermath of Russia's...