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Russian cathedral project suspended after protests
3 days ago
President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space.
Kim Jong Un says US acted 'in bad faith' at Vietnam talks
Russia's Vladimir Putin said he was ready to brief the US on his talks with Kim Jong Un in Russia. Before leaving Vladivostok, Kim accused the US of acting "in bad faith" at the failed Vietnam summit with Donald Trump.
Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin kick off Vladivostok summit
The leaders of Russia and North Korea have met in Vladivostok for their first ever summit. Russia welcomes North Korea's efforts to normalize ties with the South and the US, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
N.Korea's Kim says will talk to Putin about nuclear standoff
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday expressed his hope for the good outcome of a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week.
Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
North Korea's Kim Jong Un has travelled to Russia ahead of his talks with President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok. Amid stalled nuclear talks with the US, Kim is expected to seek diplomatic assistance from the Kremlin.
Russia marks 5 years since Crimea annexation
Russian President Vladimir Putin has marked the fifth anniversary of the annexation of Crimea with a visit to the region. Moscow is making a show of its efforts to improve infrastructure on the Black Sea peninsula.
Russia's Putin shows off judo skills
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is a judo black belt holder, took part in a training session of the country's national judo team in Sochi on Thursday.
Vladimir Putin to meet with troubled Serb counterpart
Ecstatic crowds are expected to greet Vladimir Putin as he enters the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade alongside Aleksandar Vucic. For over a month, thousands have turned out for weekly protests against Serbia's president.
Angela Merkel urges Vladimir Putin to release Ukrainian sailors
The chancellor told her Russian counterpart that measures needed to be taken to ensure "smooth passage" through the Kerch Strait. But stopping conflict in the Sea of Azov wasn't the only thing the two leaders discussed.
Putin, Abe meet in Vladivostok
11 Sep 2018
Yorizumi Watanabe, professor at Keio University, discusses the meeting between Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin and what could come out of the meeting.
Russia: Thousands protest against changing pension age
4 Sep 2018
Thousands of protesters have rallied in several Russian cities against government plans to raise the country's pension age. Despite recent pledges by President Vladimir Putin to soften the unpopular measures, many Russians are still angry.
Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against United States - Kremlin
13 Aug 2018
President Vladimir Putin has not yet ordered retaliatory sanctions against the United States because Washington has not yet introduced new restrictions on Moscow and it is unclear what those curbs will be, the Kremlin said on Monday.