RUSSIA is acting on a pledge by President Vladimir Putin to shrink the role of the US dollar in international trade as tensions sour between Washington and Moscow.

THE BOTTOM LINE

IT LOOKS as if Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to be recalled as something besides being an aggressive autocrat. He yearns, it seems, to be seen as a leading political thinker, respected...

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin's assertion last week that Western liberalism was obsolete provoked some strident rebuttals. A contemptuous silence might have been preferable, saving us the...

BRAGGING rights for the world's hottest major stock market this year belong to an unlikely leader: President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

[ST PETERSBURG] Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Friday renewed calls to revisit the role of the US dollar in global trade and accused Washington of seeking to dominate the world.

[VLADIVOSTOK] Russian President Vladimir Putin said after holding talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday that he thought US security guarantees would probably not be enough to...

COMMENTARY

THE Kremlin confirmed on Monday that preparations are underway for a historic first summit between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un. With the meeting potentially as soon as next week, the key...

WHEN it comes to the relationship between Washington and Moscow under President Donald Trump, one can point to a certain paradox: call it the tension between the "medium of the presidency...

PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he would take Russia into "a new economic league," during an annual press conference that follows months of growing discontent at home....

[MOSCOW] Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said he does not support concert bans and arrests of musicians, in response to a continuing crackdown on rap stars popular with Russian youth...