All posts tagged "Putin"

  • Putin, Trump
    Putin praises Donald Trump as ‘bright and talented’

    MOSCOW (AP) — In Vladimir Putin’s view, Donald Trump is “bright and talented.” But as much as those words sound overtly like praise, there are some murky nuances. The most unequivocally favorable part of the comments the...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends the United Nations Security Council, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the U.N. headquarters. During the meeting, Kerry delivered remarks encouraging the international community to end the conflict in Syria. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
    Russia urges coordinated terrorism fight as airstrikes begin

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia followed its launch of airstrikes in Syria with a call on Wednesday for the world to unite in the fight against terrorist groups, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told foreign ministers of...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    Kim Jong-un, Putin in constant contact

    By Kim Hyo-jin Russia’s top envoy to North Korea said in a media interview that Pyongyang and Moscow regularly exchange messages. “An active political dialogue is maintained at the highest level between Pyongyang and Moscow,” Russia’s Ambassador...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    China says Kim’s possible visit to Russia ‘conducive to peace’

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — China said Thursday that a possible visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Russia in May would be “conducive to regional peace and stability,” sounding a positive tone as Kim looks increasingly likely...

    • Posted January 22, 2015
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  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    North Korea seeks to forge alliance with Russia: official

    Kim Jong-un asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to exert influence to help silence international debate on his country’s dismal human rights record, according to a South Korean official. By Kim Kwang-tae SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korean leader...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • Vladimir Putin, Peng Liyuan
    Putin’s chivalry at APEC upsets Chinese officials

    BEIJING (AP) — It was a warm gesture on a chilly night when Vladimir Putin wrapped a shawl around the wife of Xi Jinping while the Chinese president chatted with Barack Obama. The only problem: Putin came...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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  • Russia's president Vladimir Putin (L) awards Sun-Min Kim, the general director of the Pushkin House Russian Culture and Education Centre in South Korea, with the Pushkin Medal at a ceremony of presenting state decorations to foreign citizens for strengthening friendship and cooperation with Russia. (Yonhap)
    Putin gives Pushkin Award to S. Korean Kim Sun-min

    Russian president Vladimir Putin gave out several awards to representatives of seven foreign countries including Kim Sun-min of South Korea. As General Director of the Pushkin House Russian Culture and Education Centre, Kim received the Pushkin Award, which...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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