Tag: Vladimir Putin

Russia's president Vladimir Putin gives a press conference with Turkish Prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) in Istanbul on December 3, 2012, as part of Putin's trip focused on resolving sharp differences over the near 21-month conflict raging in Syria. AFP PHOTO/BULENT KILIC (Photo credit should read BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia, Turkey Unite to Condemn Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has joined his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in rebuking America’s decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying the move has made the United States a “partner in bloodshed.”

A cleaner walks past TV sets showing Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual live call-in show in a shop in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 15, 2017. Putin had his annual live call-in show, a TV marathon lasting for hours in which he is widely expected to declare his intention to seek another term in 2018, comment on the latest opposition protest and talk about Russia-U.S. ties and other issues. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr.)

Report: Russia Begins Registering Media as ‘Foreign Agents’

Sources within the Russian parliament said on Monday that foreign media organizations would soon be required to register as agents of foreign governments, with a possible outright ban to follow. The move is seen as retaliation against the United States for sanctions on Russia over interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Gorka: ‘Pure Fantasy’ to Think ‘Trump Campaign Was in Bed with Vlad’

In a wide-ranging interview with Mike Morones of Recoil Magazine, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, President Trump’s former national security deputy advisor, discusses was the “fake news industrial complex” and the obsession over alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Vladimir Putin’s Russia — an allegation that Gorka calls “pure fantasy.”

Obama Complains About the ’19th Century’ — Again

Obama’s complaint about the “19th century” echoes a similar complaint made by his administration. In 2014, then-Secretary of State John Kerry complained that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behaving in a “19th century fashion” rather than obeying the niceties of 21st century diplomacy when he invaded Crimea.