Politicians in Russia have quickly sealed the appointment of a new prime minister a day after President Vladimir Putin kicked off an unexpected reshuffle of his inner circle.
President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia’s leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024.
President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position that would let him stay at Russia’s helm after his presidency ends.
President Vladimir Putin has proposed to tweak the Russian constitution to increase the powers of parliament and the Cabinet, a move that could herald his intention to shift into a new position to stay at the helm after his current term expires.
An American warship was “aggressively approached” by a Russian navy ship in the North Arabian Sea, the US navy has said.
Some Russian ice hockey fans celebrated victory despite losing at the world junior hockey championships because of a confusingly timed TV repeat.
Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is in danger of falling apart, Russia’s foreign minister has warned.
A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound has become operational, Russia’s defence minister reported to President Vladimir Putin.
President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is the only country in the world that has hypersonic weapons.
A top-of-the-line fighter jet has crashed on a training mission in Russia but its pilot bailed out safely, Russian officials said.
Police must reopen inquiries into the death of a Scots tycoon with links to Russia who fell to his death after claiming he would be murdered, according to a fresh investigation into a series of suspicious fatalities.