Putin’s Next target Libya and Yemen , after Syria

Putin Next Step to Support LIbya and YemenJNN 12 Nov 2015 Moscow : The Russian president said his priority was to protect citizens living abroad, regardless of where they were. Continue reading

Russia threatens replacing Dollar with Ruble in Trade

Russia threatens replacing dollar with ruble in tradeJNN 29 May 2014 Moscow : Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has threatened to replace US dollar with Russian ruble as its currency for global trade, citing US-led Western sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine tensions. Continue reading

China Signs 30-year Deal for Russian Natural Gas , worth US$400 Billion

China Russia Sign Natural Gas Deal , Worth US$400 BillionJNN 23 May 2014 SHANGHAI — China signed a landmark $400 billion deal Wednesday to buy natural gas from Russia, binding Moscow more closely to Beijing at a time when President Vladimir Putin’s relations with the West have deteriorated to the lowest point ever. Continue reading

Russians still Divided & Undecided over Vladimir Lenin’s Burial

Vladimir Lenin's Body in Museum still awaiting BurialJNN 23 Apr 2013 St. Petersburg : People across Russia have been celebrating the 143rd birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and two revellers in a North Russia village went too far, and ended up beheading a statue of the leader of the Bolshevik revolution. Continue reading

Putin sworn in as Russian president amid protests, nominates Medvedev for PM position

JNN  08 May 2012 Moscow : Vladimir Putin has been officially inaugurated as Russia’s new president for a third term after a four-year lapse during which he served as the country’s prime minister. Continue reading

Tearful Putin claims victory 3rd time in Russian Presidential election

 JNN 03 Mar 2012 Moscow : Vladimir Putin claimed victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday and, tears rolling down his cheeks, said it was a historical turning point that had prevented the country falling into the hands of enemies trying to usurp power. Continue reading

Tens of Thousand Russian Protesters Pile up Pressure on Putin for Re Election

JNN 24 Dec 2011 Moscow :  Tens of thousands of flag-waving and chanting protesters called on Saturday for a disputed parliamentary election to be rerun and an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule, increasing pressure on the Russian leader as he tries to win back the presidency. Continue reading

Vladimir Putin to run again for the Russian presidency in 2012

JNN 24 Sept 2011 Moscow :  Vladimir Putin on Saturday agreed to run for the Russian presidency in 2012, almost certainly ensuring his return to the office he previously held for eight years and likely foreshadowing more years of strongman rule. His United Russia party also approved his proposal that the current president Dmitry Medvedev take over his Putin’s role as prime minister. Continue reading