Russia’s Putin says crypto has ‘value’ — but maybe not for trading oil

Russian President Vladimir Putin thinks cryptocurrencies have value — but he’s not convinced they can replace the U.S. dollar in settling oil trades. Some months ago, Russia’s deputy prime minister, Alexander Novak, suggested the country could move away from greenback-denominated crude contracts if the U.S. continues to impose targeted economic sanctions. Asked whether bitcoin or… Continue reading Russia’s Putin says crypto has ‘value’ — but maybe not for trading oil

REP. TIM BURCHETTNew UFOs Likely From Deep Space… Not the Russians!!!

Vladimir Putin and Russia are not responsible for the swarm of UFOs being reported by U.S. Navy pilots, according to Rep. Tim Burchett … who says the aircraft must be from another galaxy!!! We got the U.S. Congressman from Tennessee on Capitol Hill Tuesday and asked him about the rash of sightings in U.S. airspace… Continue reading REP. TIM BURCHETTNew UFOs Likely From Deep Space… Not the Russians!!!

Russia’s ruble backs away from 11-month highs as eyes turn to Biden-Putin summit

The ruble has been on a steady incline since mid-April, supported by rising oil prices and a hawkish Central Bank of Russia, but a geopolitical cloud is forming as President Vladimir Putin prepares to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday. The currency notched its strongest level against the greenback since July 2020 last… Continue reading Russia’s ruble backs away from 11-month highs as eyes turn to Biden-Putin summit

Vladimir Putin gets coronavirus vaccine behind closed doors

Russia President, Vladimir Putin received his Covid-19 vaccination behind close doors on Tuesday according a statement released by the Kremlin. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the media late Tuesday night, March 23: “Putin was vaccinated against the coronavirus. (He) feels good. Tomorrow he has a full working day.” No video or images of the vaccination… Continue reading Vladimir Putin gets coronavirus vaccine behind closed doors

Billionaire Roman Abramovich takes legal action over book allegations that he bought Chelsea FC on orders of Vladimir Putin

Chelsea billionaire owner, Roman Abramovich has launched legal action claiming he was defamed in a book titled ‘Putin’s People’ which was released last year. The book was written by author Caterine Belton and contains a number of claims about Abramovich and others close to Russia president Vladimir Putin. In the book it was alleged that… Continue reading Billionaire Roman Abramovich takes legal action over book allegations that he bought Chelsea FC on orders of Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin boasts that if Russia wanted to kill opposition leader Alexey Navalny, it would have ‘finished’ the job

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has come out to boast that if Russian special forces had wanted to kill opposition politician Alexey Navalny, they would have “finished it.” Putin’s boast comes after a damning report by the investigative group Bellingcat and CNN, published Monday, December 14 which uncovered evidence that Russia’s Federal Security Service (the FSB)… Continue reading Vladimir Putin boasts that if Russia wanted to kill opposition leader Alexey Navalny, it would have ‘finished’ the job

Vladimir Putin health scare after TV coughing fit as Kremlin says leader is ‘normal’

The Russian leader’s coughing fit was later edited to seem less acute in a video posted by his office in which Putin warnecc of “acute financial problems” in regions due to Covid-19 before suddenly struggled to keep speaking The Kremlin has been forced to deny Vladimir Putin has health problems as he repeatedly coughed during… Continue reading Vladimir Putin health scare after TV coughing fit as Kremlin says leader is ‘normal’

Vladimir Putin signs new law that could keep him as President of Russia until 2036 

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has signed a law on constitutional changes that could keep him in power for another 16 years.  Last week,  67-year-old Putin made an appearance in parliament to back an amendment that would allow him to ignore a constitutional ban on him running again in 2024. The Kremlin has revealed in a statement… Continue reading Vladimir Putin signs new law that could keep him as President of Russia until 2036