Vladimir Putin

Putin to pay working visit to Sevastopol

Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a working trip to Sevastopol on August 18 where he will visit a new school and the Chersonesos Taurica open-air museum, the Kremlin press service reported on Thursday. The head …

 Russia’s average mortgage rate to decline to 10%

The average interest rate on Russian mortgage loans is expected to fall to 10% by the end of the year from around 11% currently, CEO of the country’s second biggest lender VTB Bank, Andrei Kostin, said at a meeting …

World trusts Putin more than Trump - survey

Russian President Vladimir Putin is more trusted than US President Donald Trump to do the right thing for the world among citizens of numerous U.S. allies, including Japan, South Korea and seven European …

Russia cuts defense spending

Next year’s reduction in defense spending will not affect the programs for re-equipping the armed forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the leader of the United Russia party’s faction in the …

 Russia marks Day of Airborne Forces

Russia is celebrating the Day of Airborne Forces today. August 2 marks the 90th anniversary of the Russian Airborne Force as on this day, 1930, a Russian paratrooper unit consisting of 12 people conducted the first parachute jumps during military …

Putin signs law on merger of Reserve Fund and NWF

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on a new fiscal rule, as well as a merger of the Reserve Fund and the National Welfare Fund. The text of the decree was placed on the official internet portal of legal …