Posts tagged as Russian President

Putin: New Russian weapons decades ahead of foreign rivals

Friday, June 29, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted about his country’s prospective nuclear weapons Thursday, saying they are years and even decades ahead of foreign designs. Speaking before the graduates of Russian military academies, Putin said the new weapons represent a quantum leap in the nation’s military capability. “A number of our weapons systems are years, and, perhaps, decades ahead of foreign analogues,” Putin told young military officers who gathered in an ornate…

Putin in Austria urges for EU’s harmful sanctions to be lifted

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated during a visit to Austria that Western sanctions against Russia were harmful for everyone and it is in everyone’s interests to lift the measures Moscow has been targeted with after the illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea. British public broadcaster BBC reports on Tuesday, June 5, the Russian President met with members of the Austrian government, which includes Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party, which has a…