- How Putin's shake-up of politics could help him to cement power
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed sweeping changes to the country's political system that would shift powers away from the presidency in favour of parliament and the prime minister.
Irish Independent. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
- Putin's political gambit suggests plan to rule Russia forever
Russia's risk-averse political system seems set for a big shake-up, with proposed constitutional changes that appear to ensure that Vladimir Putin will hold power indefinitely.
CBC News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:40:33 EST.
- Analyst: Putin Proposes Changes that Could Help Keep Him in Power After 2024
In a major speech Wednesday Russian President Vladimir Putin announces constitutional changes.
Voice of America. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:03:42 -0500.
- Putin's cabinet resigns after proposed changes to Russia's constitution
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev have announced he and the entire Russian government were stepping down. The announcement came hours after President Vladimir Putin announced sweeping constitutional changes. Charlie D'Agata reports.
CBS News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:35:02 -0500.
- Russian government resigns as Putin proposes constitutional changes
Russia's cabinet has resigned after President Vladimir Putin suggested changing the country's constitution to grant parliament more authority in selecting governments.
ABC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 17:33:39 -0500.
- Putin's entire Cabinet resigns
President Vladimir Putin proposed major changes to Russia's constitution on Wednesday that reignited speculation over the country's future and how much power he'll still have after his current term ends in 2024. ...
CBS News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:13:35 -0500.
- Entire Russian government resigns after Vladimir Putin speech
The unexpected announcement came shortly after Putin proposed a nationwide vote on sweeping changes that would shift power from the presidency to parliament.
Bevan Shields. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 02:50:27 +1100.
- Russian government resigns as Putin plans future
The surprise move came after President Vladimir Putin announced plans to change the constitution.
BBC News. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 15:15:10 GMT.
- Russia is leading the world with its weapons, Putin claims
Russian President Vladimir Putin added that Russia is not a threat.
CNBC. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 13:26:27 GMT.
- Vladimir Putin jokes Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad should invite Trump to Damascus 'to be healed'
President Bashar al-Assad tells Vladimir Putin in the video from a church in Damascus, Syria on Tuesday: 'If Trump arrives along this road, everything will become normal with him too.'
Daily Mail. Sun, 12 Jan 2020 22:05:00 GMT.
- Ukrinform: Putin sends condolences to Zelensky over Ukrainian plane crash
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of condolences to President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky over the crash of a Ukrainian plane near Tehran. Read more here. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 12:18:57 +0000.
- Polish PM Accuses Putin of Lying About Outbreak of WWII
Poland's prime minister said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has been lying in remarks blaming Poland for the outbreak of World War II, and argued that Putin is doing it to deflect from recent Russian political failures.
Newsmax. Sun, 29 Dec 2019 15:51:10 EDT.
- Why Vladimir Putin is angry at Poland
The Russian leader's war of words with Poland focuses on events from the distant past.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Dec 2019 14:02:02 GMT.
- Putin opens railway bridge to Crimea
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has inaugurated a massive railway bridge to Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 23 Dec 2019 06:38:20 -0500.
- Vladimir Putin Backs Trump, Calling Impeachment Charges 'Completely Made Up'
The Russian president said so Thursday during his annual marathon news conference in Moscow. During the year-end event, Putin also suggested that Russia's presidential term limits "could be removed."
Colin Dwyer. NPR. Thu, 19 Dec 2019 12:09:02 -0500.
- Putin echoes Trump impeachment criticism, says reasons have been 'completely fabricated'
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he expects Trump to survive an impeachment trial in the GOP-controlled Senate.
CNBC. Thu, 19 Dec 2019 14:16:23 GMT.
- Putin talks Trump impeachment, climate in annual conference
Russian President Vladimir Putin says impeachment of US leader is based on fabricated reasons, lashes out at Democrats.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 19 Dec 2019 13:30:35 GMT.
- Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with Russia
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - When new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy sits down Monday for peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face meeting, the stakes couldn't be higher. ...
Vanessa Gera. Washington Times. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 05:51:19 -0500.
- Greta Thunberg mocks jibes by Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has responded with a quiet but sharp sense of humour to comments made by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Local. Fri, 04 Oct 2019 16:26:17 +0200.
- See creepy deepfake Vladimir Putin interviewed live at MIT conference - CNET
MIT Technology Review editor shows off deepfake tech that can be used in real time. Hope you speak Russian.
Corinne Reichert. CNET. Wed, 18 Sep 2019 21:21:00 +0000.