Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of trying to encourage extended hostilities in Ukraine as part of what he described Tuesday as Washington’s efforts to maintain its global hegemony.
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a law on ratification of the protocol to the provisional agreement signed on May 17, 2018 and leading to establishment of the free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran.
President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin called for more bilateral trade and energy cooperation as they met in Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat, on the sidelines of the sixth summit of the Caspian littoral states.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow will further strengthen and modernise its armed forces, including deploying its newly tested Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) by the end of 2022.
Russia took aim at Western military supplies for Ukraine with airstrikes in Kyiv on Sunday that it said destroyed tanks donated from abroad, as President Vladimir Putin warned that any Western deliveries of long-range rocket systems to Ukraine would prompt Moscow to hit “objects that we haven’t yet struck.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Tuesday that attempts to isolate Moscow would fail, citing the success of the Soviet space program as evidence that Russia could achieve spectacular leaps forward in tough conditions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday his “special military operation” in Ukraine was going according to plan and would not end until Kyiv stopped fighting, as efforts to evacuate the city of Mariupol failed for a second day in a row.