Vladimir Putin

President of Russia (1999–2008, 2012–present)

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who has been serving as the president of Russia since 2012, having previously served between 2000 and 2008. He was the prime minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

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Vladimir Putin has for seven months insisted his invasion of Ukraine was only a special military operation.
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The Finnish government has said it will ban anyone coming into the country with a tourist visa from Friday following thousands of arrivals after Vladimir Putin's..
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Prime Minister Modi pushed Russian President Putin in Samarkand to end the conflict in Ukraine, saying "today's era is not of war" even as he called for finding..
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It's not the first time Mitya has packed to leave Moscow this year. 
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The chance of Russia launching a nuclear attack could grow once Vladimir Putin bogusly declares four Ukrainian regions Russian - and Ukraine needs to be ready, a..
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New satellite images showing large numbers of Russians fleeing to Georgia and Mongolia have been released after Vladimir Putin's order to mobilise hundreds of..
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Former US security contractor Edward Snowden has been granted Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin.
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The Ukrainian first lady has told Pink Floyd co-creator Roger Waters to back off from criticising her husband over the Russian invasion - and told him bluntly to..
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As Finland looks set to ban Russian tourists from crossing the border to escape being drafted into Vladimir Putin's army, Estonia has warned residents they will..
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As Finland looks set to ban Russian tourists from crossing the border to escape being drafted into Vladimir Putin's army, Estonia has warned residents they will..
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Scenes of panic in Russia, following news that President Vladimir Putin is set to mobilise army reservists, has elicited a joyful response from Ukrainian troops,..
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The exodus from Russia in the wake of Vladimir Putin's call-up of 300,000 reservists continues, with people scrambling to escape to neighbouring countries.
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Russians are not on board with Vladimir Putin's plan to amp up the war in Ukraine -- and Internet searches prove they're ready to go to extremes to avoid..
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Dr Ely Ratner, Assistant Secretary of Defence for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, told reporters the US was "heartened by PM Modi's comments last weeke
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Boris Johnson mistakenly thanked Russia's Vladimir Putin for his "inspirational leadership" instead of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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The foreign secretary has called on countries to reject the "charade" of referenda to be held in Russian-controlled regions in eastern and southern Ukraine.
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"Widely reported" stories have claimed some of the opposition to fracking for shale gas had been funded by Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime, Jacob..
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Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats are part of a desperate attempt to justify his "catastrophic" failure in Ukraine, Liz Truss has said
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Protesters have clashed with police in Moscow as anger erupted over Vladimir Putin's declaration of a partial mobilisation in Russia.
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The US president says Russia has "shamelessly violated the core tenets" of the United Nations charter with its "brutal, needless war" in Ukraine.
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A decision by Vladimir Putin to raise the stakes even higher over Ukraine is a sign that his war is going badly, but it is also signal that the Russian president..
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The 300,000 reservists being called up by Russia are "not trained, not experienced and not ready" and it could be an "extremely dangerous" move, a military..
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Here then, is President Vladimir Putin's answer to Ukraine's successful counter-offensive a little under two weeks ago.
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Flights scheduled to leave Moscow for abroad in the coming days have sold out, with the price of those still available sky-high.
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Flights scheduled to leave Moscow for abroad in the coming days have sold out, with the price of those still available sky-high.
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Vladimir Putin has given his explicit support to referenda that will be held in coming days in parts of Ukraine occupied by Russian forces.
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President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial mobilisation in Russia in what appeared to be an admission Moscow's war in Ukraine is not going to plan after..
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President Putin has accused the West of engaging in "nuclear blackmail" against Russia - and said he has "lots of weapons to reply".
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The Russian leader is to give a rare address to the nation.
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Vladimir Putin is expected to deliver a national address later - his first since he ordered his troops into Ukraine in February.
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