Tagged: Vladimir Putin

Putin and Poroshenko on Holiday

Russian President Vladimir Putin stripped to his waist to brave the cold waters of a mountain lake as part of a three-day fishing and hunting trip in the Siberian wilderness. Pictures and video footage...


US Embassy’s Moscow Summer Retreat Vacated

US embassy staff cleared out the premises of their recreational retreat in a Moscow suburb early on Tuesday morning, after Russia’s Foreign Ministry ordered that embassy staff would no longer have access.


Russia’s Embassy Cuts Retaliation for Sanctions

A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a reduction of US diplomatic personnel in Russia, Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institution explains the retaliatory move and why it won’t significantly hinder Embassy operations.