Vladimir Putin

Kremlin Condemns Trump Pre-Election Clip for Demonizing Russia

MOSCOW, March 17 – The Kremlin on Thursday hit out at a pre-election video promoting U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump at Hillary Clinton’s expense, complaining that it demonized Russia. “I saw this clip. I do not know for sure if (President) Vladimir Putin saw it. (But) our attitude is negative,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told

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Putin Orders Surprise Syria Withdrawal As Peace Talks Resume

By Denis Dyomkin and Suleiman Al-Khalidi MOSCOW/GENEVA, March 15 – President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that “the main part” of Russian armed forces in Syria would start to withdraw, telling his diplomats to step up the push for peace as U.N.-mediated talks resumed on ending the five-year-old war. Damascus rejected any suggestion of

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