Tagged: Putin

Top flight football returns to Chechnya

Tonight, for the first time in more than a decade, top-flight Russian football will be played in Chechnya. After years of playing in exile, Terek Grozny have finally been granted permission to play at their home city.

Merkel doesn’t say goodbye to Putin

Merkel doesn’t say goodbye to Putin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel becomes the first head of state since the election to formally meet both Putin and Medvedev.

Suicide bombers plan to assassinate Putin in Iran

Suicide bombers plan to assassinate Putin in Iran

Russian security services claim that they have uncovered a plan by a group of suicide bombers to assassinate Russian President Putin during his visit to Iran later this week. Advisors have informed Putin of...

Russian cabinet resigns to make way for new PM

Russian cabinet resigns to make way for new PM

The entire Russian cabinet, including its Prime Minister has just resigned. A new PM hasn’t been chosen yet, but I’d be surprised if the announcement of Putin’s designated ‘heir’ isn’t imminent. Especially when Putin gives quotes...

Video of Putin’s Olympic speech in English

Video of Putin’s Olympic speech in English

President Putin’s speech to the Olympic Committee in Guatemala is widely credited as being one of the key factors that tipped the Winter Olympic vote in Sochi’s favour. And now, you can see the...