[MOSCOW] The finance ministry withdrew 1.6 trillion roubles (S$34.7 billion) from Russia's two top banks in December, as state spending under a stimulus programme ordered by President Vladimir...

[MOSCOW] Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that his government was resigning to give President Vladimir Putin room to carry out the changes he wants to make to the...

[MOSCOW] Russian President Vladimir Putin said enormous progress had been made in Syria as he met Tuesday with President Bashar al-Assad on a surprise visit to Damascus, Russian news agencies...

[MOSCOW] President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said Russia is open to cooperation with Nato as a two-day summit of the Western alliance began outside London.

[MOSCOW] Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg has responded with wry humour on Twitter to patronising comments made about her by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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.

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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.