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Communists accuse Kremlin of smear campaign

MOSCOW: Russia's Communists on Tuesday appealed to President Vladimir Putin in an open letter accusing Kremlin "provocateurs" of running a smear campaign against their presidential candidate. The Communist Party chose a new face for the…

Putin laughs off Washington’s ‘Kremlin list’

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday laughed off a US list of Russians tapped for possible sanctions, joking that he was offended his name was not on it, but nevertheless branded it an "unfriendly act". The 65-year-old Russian…

Putin thanks Trump for help in foiling attack plot

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump on Sunday for the CIA's help in thwarting a plot to attack the city of Saint Petersburg, the Kremlin said. It was the second time in a week that the world's…

Putin will seek new term as Russia president

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would seek a new six-year term in March elections, a move that would make him the longest-serving Russian leader since Joseph Stalin. Putin, who has run Russia both as president and…

Facing hurdles, Russia gears up for World Cup draw

MOSCOW: The World Cup draw in the Kremlin on Friday launches Russia's bid to turn a page on its history of football hooliganism and racism while warding off a terror threat linked to Moscow's intervention in Syria. The success of the…

Putin informs Trump about talks with Assad: Kremlin

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday informed US counterpart Donald Trump of his talks with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, saying Damascus is in favour of conducting parliamentary and presidential polls, the Kremlin said.…