Vladimir Putin

G7 Looks to Continue Pressure on Russia

President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are leading talks with the Group of Seven (G7). The G7 is a group of the leading industrial countries. Those countries include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Russia was previously a member of the group, then known […]

Secretary Kerry Visits President Putin in Russia

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has made a visit to Russian President, Vladmir Putin, in Sochi. This was Kerry’s first visit to Russia in two years. Kerry tweeted about his meeting. Had frank discussions with President #Putin & FM #Lavrov on key issues including #IranTalks, #Syria, #Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/KDHrXgB0oH — […]

Boris Nemtsov Shot and Killed in Russia

 Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was killed today on a bridge near the Kremlin. Nemtsov had previously served as First Deputy Prime Minister under President Boris Yeltsin. Nemtsov also has a record as a reformer, especially for economic affairs. However, the past few years of Nemtsov’s life have been marked by his opposition to the policies […]