The landmark visit of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz to Moscow recognises not only Russia’s greater geopolitical or military influence in the Middle East, but also points to President Vladimir Putin’s diplomatic breakthrough at a time when US is quickly disappearing from its superpower position losing ‘trust’. (more…)
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Conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
President Vladimir Putin met at the Kremlin with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, who is in Russia on a brief working visit.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Mr Prime Minister, colleagues, let me wish you a warm welcome to Moscow. (more…)
Russian President Vladimir Putin presented US actor Steven Seagal with his new Russian passport and congratulated him on receiving Russian citizenship. (more…)
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, December 28th, signed the law, which had been passed in response to the USA’s “Magnitsky Act”. The law has been dubbed in Russia as the “Law of Dima Yakovlev” (named after the boy, who died in a hot car in the U.S.).
The full title of the law is “On measures against persons involved in violations of fundamental human rights and freedoms, rights and freedoms of citizens of the Russian Federation.” Previously, the bill was approved by the State Duma and the Federation Council. (more…)