Tag: Russian President Vladimir Putin


Abbas Seeks Increased Role for Moscow Amid Row with U.S.

The Palestinians hope Russia will play a more significant role in the peace process between themselves and Israel, a Palestinian diplomat said on Sunday, a day before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin are slated to meet in Russia.

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Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Syria Crisis in 30 Minute Call

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone Tuesday for half an hour. The Prime Minister’s Office said that the phone conversation dealt with Syria and Iran’s attempts to establish itself in Syrian territory, with the PMO stating that “Prime Minister Netanyahu insisted on Israel’s security principles.”

Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Iran and Syria Threats

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian conflict in a phone call Wednesday afternoon, two days after Israeli jets bombed an anti-aircraft battery near Damascus which had fired on an Israeli plane, the Kremlin said.

The BRICS -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- gathered in the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen hoping to counter accusations the grouping was becoming irrelevant

China and Russia Scramble to Deal with North Korea

China’s state-run Xinhua news service reports that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin met at the BRICS economic summit on Sunday and “agreed to appropriately deal with the latest nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.” For the moment, the nature of that appropriate response can only be left to the imagination.

Putin: ‘I Didn’t Even Really Even Talk’ to Flynn

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Megyn Kelly previewed her exclusive interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kelly asked Putin about his interactions with former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn during a Moscow event in December 2015. Putin, via