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Support for Putin wanes in his former Russian stronghold

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YULIA ALEXEYEVA and DARIA LITVINOVA Associated Press NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (AP) — In 2011, the industrial city of Nizhny Tagil was dubbed "Putingrad" for its...

Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on US troops

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ZEKE MILLER, JAMES LAPORTA and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has denied he was made aware of U.S. intelligence officials'...

Moscow goes into lockdown, rest of Russia braces for same

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian capital, Moscow, on Monday woke up to a lockdown obliging most of its 13 million residents...

Citing virus, Putin delays vote that would extend his rule

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DARIA LITVINOVA and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Citing the coronavirus, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday postponed a nationwide vote on proposed...

Russia passes bill allowing Putin to stay in power past 2024

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DARIA LITVINOVA  Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament approved a sweeping constitutional reform in the third and final reading Wednesday, a move that will...

Putin backs term limit freeze allowing him to stay in office

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and DARIA LITVINOVA  Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed his tightly guarded political plans Tuesday and supported a constitutional amendment...

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule in Russia

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past...

New Russian weapon can travel 27 times the speed of sound

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia's defense...

Putin offers US an immediate extension to key nuclear pact

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the...

Berlin Wall’s fall stokes memories of lost hopes in Russia

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VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — When the Berlin Wall fell, the Soviet Union stepped back, letting East Germany's communist government collapse and then...