Russian President met with the heads and deputy defense ministers of several countries
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the heads and deputy defense ministers of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Mongolia, Serbia, Uzbekistan, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan, invited to a solemn evening on the occasion of the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, APA reports citing website of the Russian presidential administration.
23:37 22 February
Turkish President: Syrian forces tried to enter Afrin, retreated after Turkey's shelling
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated that a convoy of pro-Syrian government forces, which tried to enter the besieged Syrian city of Afrin, retreated under the Turkish warning fire in the area. The Syrian armed forces have confirmed neither entering Afrin, not the retreat, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:39 20 February
New US sanctions pose no serious threat to Russian economy, russians - Medvedev
New US sanctions are not a serious threat to Russia or Russian economy, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:35 15 February
New US sanctions against Russia to come in near future - US Treasury Secretary
The statement follows January release of the US so-called "Kremlin report," which included 114 Russian politicians, with the Russian presidential administration and members of the government, and 96 business people, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
21:19 14 February
Presidents of Russia and Ukraine hold a telephone conversation
The President of Ukraine held a telephone conversation with the Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Poroshenko administration says, APA reports citing the "Zerkalo nedeli".
07:49 14 February
France will strike Syria if chemical weapons use proven
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday he would order a military strike if any evidence emerges that the Bashar al-Assad regime used chemical weapons against civilians in Syria, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
07:44 14 February
Dutch foreign minister resigns after lying about Putin
Dutch Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra on Tuesday resigned a day after he admitted lying about Russian President Vladimir Putin, APA reports quoting AA.
22:28 13 February
Palestinian leader Abbas tells Putin he wants U.S. peace role diluted
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday he could no longer accept the role of the United States as a mediator in talks with Israel because of Washington’s behavior, APA reports quoting Reuters.
00:11 13 February
Azerbaijani president offers condolences to Russian counterpart
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
10:36 12 February
Netanyahu speaks to Russia’s Putin about Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the latest developments in the region, APA reports quoting The Washington Post.
07:14 11 February
Putin Urges Netanyahu to Avoid Escalation in Syria
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the situation in Syria in a telephone call on Saturday after heavy Israeli air strikes in the country, Interfax news agency cited the Kremlin as saying, APA reports quoting the New York Times.
05:59 11 February
Macron to discuss with Putin his visit to Russia
President of France Emmanuel Macron plans to have a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday, the Elysee Palace said on Thursday, adding that the two heads of state will focus on the preparations of Macron’s visit to Russia due on May 24-25, when he will take part in the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, APA reports quoting TASS.
00:05 09 February
Erdogan, Rouhani hail increased cooperation on security - UPDATED
Turkish and Iranian presidents on Thursday spoke over the phone and hailed the increased cooperation between the two countries on security issues and on fight against terrorism, according to presidential sources, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
20:44 08 February
'Congress of Russian Azerbaijanis': New diaspora organization to be created in place of ARAC
A new Azerbaijani diaspora organization will be established in place of the All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress, which was liquidated in Russia, academician Fazil Gurbanov told APA's Moscow correspondent.
14:02 08 February
Turkish, Iranian, Russian leaders to meet in Istanbul for Syria
The Turkish and Russian leaders agreed Thursday to hold a trilateral meeting with Iran on Syria, in Istanbul, APA reported citing Anadolu Agency.
12:12 08 February
Russian Central Election Commission registers Putin as presidential candidate
Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) made a decision at its meeting on Tuesday to register incumbent head of state Vladimir Putin as a candidate for Russian president. He takes part in the 2018 election as an independent candidate, APA reported citing TASS.
13:06 06 February
US: Controversial memo released over FBI protests
The U.S. House Intelligence Committee on Friday released a partisan memorandum detailing alleged impropriety in an ongoing investigation into Russia and the Donald Trump presidential campaign, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:49 03 February
US Treasury Secretary says 'Kremlin report' will trigger new sanctions
The report that was published on Monday includes the list of over 200 top Russian officials and businessmen who could be sanctioned by the US administration in the future, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:20 30 January
Putin says he feels 'sad' about not being included in US 'Kremlin report’
The Russian president has commented on the reports that the US administration released on Monday the list that includes 114 Russian politicians and 96 businessmen who may face new US sanctions in future.
16:44 30 January
Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed over the phone recent developments in Syria as well as Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s Afrin, according to a Turkish presidential source Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu.
00:07 24 January