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January 17th, 2014
06:42 PM ET

Putin to gays: Leave children in peace

Russian President Vladimir Putin assures gay individuals that they are safe, but asks that they leave children in peace.


Filed under: Nic Robertson • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
January 3rd, 2014
07:00 PM ET

Putin hits the slopes in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin skis in Sochi amidst fears the Olympic site could be vulnerable to terrorism.


Filed under: Jill Dougherty • Olympics • Russia • Vladimir Putin
September 12th, 2013
07:47 PM ET

Bipartisan anger over Putin's op-ed

"I almost wanted to vomit."

On Capitol Hill, lawmakers in both parties responded with anger to Vladimir Putin's New York Times op-ed piece. CNN's Dana Bash reports.


Filed under: Congress • Dana Bash • Syria • Vladimir Putin
September 12th, 2013
07:41 PM ET

Putin's swipe at Obama increases tension

Tense diplomatic relations between Russia and the U.S., including some personal attacks by Pres. Vladimir Putin, appear to complicate the Syria crisis further. CNN's Jim Acosta reports on the latest in the negotiations.


Filed under: Barack Obama • Jim Acosta • Syria • Vladimir Putin
September 11th, 2013
08:02 PM ET

Can we trust Putin?

He's "part of the problem, not the solution," says Sen. John Cornyn–and the Republican from Texas is not alone. Many on Capitol Hill doubt that Vladimir Putin will follow through on a plan to get Syria's al-Assad regime to turn over its chemical weapons. CNN's Brian Todd reports.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Chemical weapons • Syria • Vladimir Putin
September 4th, 2013
08:12 PM ET

Putin: Russia could support strike on Syria

Russia says that it could support a strike on Syria if given the support of the United Nations Security Council and undeniable proof that the al-Assad regime used chemical weapons. CNN's Phil Black reports.


Filed under: Phil Black • Russia • Syria • Vladimir Putin
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