It is 20 years since Vladimir Putin succeeded Boris Yeltsin as Russia’s president and, while he remains popular at home, abroad, his years in power have been marked by conflict, suspicion and international power plays.
President Vladimir Putin has led Russia’s first major naval parade in years, a day after hundreds of anti-government protesters were detained in violent clashes with police in Moscow.
Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies, at least delaying an escalation in tension between the US and China that had financial markets on edge and cast a cloud over the global economy.
A high-ranking Russian military intelligence service officer commanded the team suspected of carrying out the Salisbury Novichok attack, new evidence reportedly suggests.
Theresa May cut a frosty figure as she shook hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Japan.
Theresa May condemned Vladimir Putin’s “irresponsible” actions in a frosty meeting between the two leaders dominated by exchanges about the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Theresa May and Vladimir Putin have begun talks in which the Prime Minister will call for the Salisbury nerve agent attack suspects to face justice.
Theresa May will make it “absolutely clear” to Vladimir Putin that the two suspects in the Salisbury nerve agent attack should face justice.
Theresa May is to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when the two leaders attend the G20 summit in Osaka, Downing Street has said.
Russian officials have launched an operation to release nearly 100 illegally captured whales whose confinement in Russia’s far east has become a rallying cry for environmentalists.
Vladimir Putin has said he hopes the UK and Russia could “turn the page” on their relationship under Theresa May’s successor.