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Putin Orders Snap Military Drills on NATO Border
Over 9,000 servicemen were involved in the drills
More Than 50% of Russians Want Another Decade of Putin
A new poll has revealed that the president's popularity are on the up
Putin Promises Continued Support for Palestinian Statehood
The Russian president sent a letter to president Mahamoud Abbas on Saturday
Ukraine to Close State Offices in Rebel-Held East
A presidential decree said all state companies, institutions and organizations should end their work within a week.
No Sign of Breakthrough as Russia and Ukraine Leaders Meet in Milan
Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko met a number of EU leaders on Friday, but there was little sign of progress in ceasefire negotiations
Putin Issues 'Nuclear Powers' Warning Over Sanctions
The Russian president has condemned US-backed sanctions on his country, warning about the threat of a fall-out between nuclear powers
Serbia to Salute Putin but Eyes Future With Europe
The Russian president will be the guest of honour at a WW2 military parade, but Serbia is wary of turning its back on the EU
Putin Warns of Neo-Nazism in Ukraine and Europe Ahead of WW2 Memorial
The Russian President condemns "aggressive nationalism" and "chauvinism" in Europe, as Latvia responds "look in the mirror"
42 Football Fans Arrested After Anti-Putin Song Breaks Out in Belarus-Ukraine Match
Fans from both sides chanted the popular song berating the Russian president, which has inspired internet memes and a phone ringtone
NATO Sees Significant Pullback of Russian Troops From Ukraine
Some Russian troops are still in Ukraine while many remain stationed near the border, NATO said
Putin Looks to Asia as EU Tightens Sanctions
In response to sanctions from Europe, the Russian president called for increased co-operation with China and former Soviet republics in Central Asia
Kremlin Dampens Ukraine Ceasefire Claims
The Kremlin said that it could not agree to a ceasefire because it was not party to the conflict, but welcomed steps towards peace
Ukrainian Military 'Fighting Russian Tank Battalion' Near Donetsk
Ukraine's president claims that direct Russian intervention in the conflict has tipped the balance in favour of separatist forces
Educating Their Children Abroad Is the Russian Elite's Guilty Secret
Many world leaders condemn the West, but still send their offspring to schools and universities behind enemy lines
Putin's Daughter Reported to Have Left Dutch Penthouse
The lives of Vladimir Putin's daughters are shrouded in secrecy, but one of them, Maria, is reported to have fled her home in the Netherlands
EU Closer to Slamming Russia With Sanctions
EU leaders have to first determine whether Russia will help withdraw troops and secure the MH17 crash site
Disenchanted With Putin, Some Russians Are Voting With Their Feet
Some Russians are digging up their family history with one goal in mind: making a case to obtain foreign citizenship and leave Russia
A day in the life inside the iron bubble of the West's public enemy number one
MH17 Spin War Heats Up: Russia Says CIA Responsible
Russian state TV claimed the CIA helped the Ukrainian government shoot down MH17
Putin's Lockerbie Moment
Putin's name and reputation have become inextricably linked to the tragedy of MH17, and his international standing is suffering
Putin's Crimea Land-Grab Has Backfired Spectacularly
As far as Ukraine goes, Russia has reached a kind of bloody stalemate: the mouse lost its tail, but ended up escaping westwards
Russia Agrees to Write Off Cuban Debt Ahead of State Visit
Russian state-owned oil companies are also expected to sign a deal to explore offshore reserves.
Big Fight in Little Odessa
Putin’s push in Ukraine exposes the deep hatreds that split the immigrant communities in New York City
Big Shots: The Week's Top Stories in Photos
Protests in the Ukraine, a European banking deal, and Putin being Putin.
Pussy Riot’s Prison Break
A year of bad press for Putin required some good PR, so Russia is releasing some of its most famous prisoners
Putin Says To Pardon Jailed Tycoon, Pussy Riot
In a marathon news conference, Putin said he would free both Khodorkovsky, arrested for fraud and tax evasion in 2003, and members of Pussy Riot.
Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal on $15 Billion Bailout
The agreement could fuel protests against Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who faces accusations of "selling" Ukraine to the highest bidder.
Putin’s Plan to Restore Russia to Greatness
Russia and the European Union are wooing the Ukraine – and only one side can win.