All posts tagged "Vladimir Putin"

  • Vladimir Putin, left, and Kim Jong-un. (Korea Times file)
    Putin invites Kim Jong-un to Moscow

    MOSCOW (Yonhap) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to Moscow next year, a news report said Friday, in what would be the first overseas trip by Kim. “It is true that...

    • Posted December 19, 2014
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  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement Wednesday denouncing Russia’s move to allow Crimea to join the Russian Federation, saying it won’t recognize the annexation treaty signed by President Vladimir Putin. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea under tacit pressure to join U.S.-led sanctions drive against Russia

    (Yonhap) — South Korea appears to be inching toward a moment of decision on whether and how to help its main ally, the United States, locked in a war of sanctions against Russia for its annexation of...

    • Posted March 21, 2014
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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, March 18, 2014 file photo people cast shadows waving flags as they gather at a square to watch a televised address by Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Federation Council, in Sevastopol, Crimea. Now, waking in a land officially annexed by Russia, the Crimean Tatars are worried about what is to come. They worry about how Russian neighbors will behave. Nonetheless, most of them have decided to stay. People from other ethnic groups are staying for several reasons. First among them is economic. Many fear leaving their homes behind, or being robbed as they flee. And some families simply have nowhere to go. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov, File)
    Seoul says it doesn’t recognize Russia’s Crimea annexation

    (Yonhap) — South Korea does not recognize Russia’s move to annex Crimea, the foreign ministry said Wednesday, joining some Western countries’ denouncement of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s takeover of the previous Ukrainian territory. On Tuesday, Putin signed...

    • Posted March 19, 2014
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  • South Korea artists dance around an illuminated snowman after the handing over of the next Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
    See you in PyeongChang

    Gangwon Province resort town needs to be successful both in and after Olympics By Kim Tong-hyung After 17 days of drama and off-the-field controversy, the Sochi Olympics went into the books with a lavish ceremony on Sunday,...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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