LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (NOVEMBER 6, 2017) (BBC) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, in an interview with the BBC on Monday (November 6), there was nothing improper about his investments in a shipping firm with significant ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. Continue reading
SOCHI, RUSSIA (OCTOBER 10, 2017) (RUSSIAN PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday (October 10) crypto-currencies were risky and used for crime, as Russia’s central bank said it would block websites selling bitcoin and its rivals – a change of tone from a month-old promise to legalise the market. Continue reading
U.S. President Donald Trump backtracks on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia only hours after promoting it following his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading
The Kremlin is demanding an apology from Fox News Monday, after Bill O’Reilly’s one-on-one interview with President Trump on Super Bowl Sunday, in which the TV host called Russian President Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’. Alva French reports. Continue reading
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption at a meeting in Moscow
New perfume inspired by the Russian President Vladimir Putin goes on sale in the Russian capital.
Russians admire a full-size chocolate Putin statue at a fair in St. Petersburg.
French President Hollande says mankind must “face up to their responsibilities”, two weeks after Paris attacks
France holds an official commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks at the vast military courtyard of Les Invalides. Jillian Kitchener reports.
French President Francois Hollande says Friday’s gun and bomb attacks in Paris were organized by Islamic State, or ‘Daesh’, and constitute an “act of war”.