Russia’s parliament has approved a package of constitutional amendments in a move widely seen as an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to stay in power past the end of his term in 2024.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has submitted to Parliament a package of constitutional amendments widely seen as an attempt to secure his grip on power well after his current term ends in 2024.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Berlin.
Politicians in Russia have quickly sealed the appointment of a new prime minister a day after President Vladimir Putin kicked off an unexpected reshuffle of his inner circle.
President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia’s leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024.
President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation of his prime minister after proposing constitutional amendments that could herald his intention to carve out a position that would let him stay at Russia’s helm after his presidency ends.
President Vladimir Putin has proposed to tweak the Russian constitution to increase the powers of parliament and the Cabinet, a move that could herald his intention to shift into a new position to stay at the helm after his current term expires.
An American warship was “aggressively approached” by a Russian navy ship in the North Arabian Sea, the US navy has said.
Some Russian ice hockey fans celebrated victory despite losing at the world junior hockey championships because of a confusingly timed TV repeat.
Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers is in danger of falling apart, Russia’s foreign minister has warned.
A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound has become operational, Russia’s defence minister reported to President Vladimir Putin.
President Vladimir Putin has said Russia is the only country in the world that has hypersonic weapons.
A top-of-the-line fighter jet has crashed on a training mission in Russia but its pilot bailed out safely, Russian officials said.
A gunman who killed one security officer and wounded five other people outside Moscow’s headquarters of Russia’s main security agency was a member of a rifle club, according to Russian media reports.
An unidentified gunman opened fire outside the Moscow headquarters of Russia’s top security agency, killing one officer and wounding five others, officials have said.
Investigators hunting for the assets of a Russian billionaire fugitive wanted over the collapse of one of Moscow’s largest banks have offered a bounty for information.
The British Olympic Association has called for Russia to face the “fullest possible sanctions” at the Tokyo 2020 Games after the World Anti-Doping Agency imposed a four-year ban.
The US Justice Department’s internal watchdog has told Congress he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by the FBI as it investigated ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Donald Trump has lashed out at FBI director Christopher Wray over a watchdog report on the Russia investigation.
Ukraine and Russia have both hailed the outcome of peace talks in Paris even though they failed to solve the core issues blocking the resolution of the five-year separatist conflict in Ukraine’s east.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said his country have ‘reason to appeal’ against the four-year ban imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
The presidents of Ukraine and Russia have agreed to revive the peace process on the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine and exchange all prisoners, but failed to resolve crucial issues such as a timeline on local elections and control of the borders in the rebel-held region.
The FBI was justified in opening an investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “serious performance failures” up the bureau’s chain of command, a highly anticipated report has said.
Russia has been banned from the 2020 Olympics and 2022 football World Cup – but there has been fierce criticism the punishment does not go far enough.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy have met for the first time in a bid to end five years of war between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are meeting in Paris to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine.
Russia has been banned from the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 football World Cup.
The Russian flag and national anthem have been banned from next year’s Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years.
World Anti-Doping Agency president Sir Craig Reedie says he is “extremely disappointed” by allegations that Russia manipulated drug-test data after they had been reinstated by WADA in September last year.
Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed as “nonsense” the controversy surrounding the source of leaked documents used by Labour as proof the Tories are planning to sell the NHS.