Vladimir Putin

2041 results

The Department of Foreign Affairs has updated its advice for gay and lesbian Irish citizens travelling to Russia to reflect recent anti-gay laws introduced there.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Department of Foreign Affairs has updated its advice for gay and lesbian Irish citizens travelling to Russia to reflect recent anti-gay laws intro(...)

Alexei Navalny walks into the courtroom to attend a hearing in Kirov, today. He was convicted of stealing from a state timber company, a verdict that could prevent him challenging Vladimir Putin for the presidency. Prosecutors have asked the court to jail Navalny for six years, a term that would keep him in prison until after the next presidential election in 2018. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to five years in jail for theft today, an unexpectedly tough punishment which his supporters said (...)

Former US National Intelligence Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden (centre) and Sarah Harrison (left) of WikiLeaks speak to human rights representatives in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport last Friday. Photograph: Tanya Lokshina/Human Rights Watch via Getty Images

President Vladimir Putin will not be the person deciding whether to grant fugitive American Edward Snowden temporary asylum in Russia, the Kremlin sa(...)

Former intelligence agency contractor Edward Snowden (2nd L) speaks to human rights representatives in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport yesterday. Photograph: Handout via Reuters.

Russia kept former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden at arm’s length today, saying it had not been in touch with the fugitive American and had n(...)

 Edward Snowden attends a press conference at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Human Rights Watch, Tanya Lokshina

US whistleblower Edward Snowden yesterday accused the US of waging a campaign of “historically disproportionate aggression” against him during an ex(...)

Edward Snowden (centre) with Sarah Harrison (left) of WikiLeaks. Photograph: Tanya Lokshina/Human Rights Watch

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seeking temporary asylum in Russia and plans to go to Latin America eventually, it was reported this(...)

The grave of Sergei Magnitsky, the lawyer who was jailed as he tried to expose a huge government tax fraud and died four years ago in a Russian prison after being denied proper medical care, in Moscow. Photograph: James Hill/the New York Times

The courtroom cage stood empty yesterday as a Moscow judge found the late whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky and his London-based employer guilty of tax e(...)

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a US defence contractor, is seen in this still image taken from video during an interview by The Guardian in June.  Venezuela and Bolivia have offered Mr  Snowden asylum. Photograph: Reuters

A senior member of the Russian parliament said last night that political asylum in Venezuela would be “the best solution” for Edward Snowden, the fo(...)

People hold portraits of former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden (left) and US Army Private  Bradley Manning, a suspected whistleblower who is on trial in the US for “aiding the enemy”,  during a protest in front the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

The Government has received a request from the US authorities to arrest fugitive US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden. Meanwhile, Mr Snowden’s bid f(...)

Bolivia’s president Evo Morales (centre) holds a statue of indigenous hero Tupac Katari after his arrival at the El Alto airport in the outskirts of La Paz, last night. Latin American leaders condemned  European governments for diverting Mr Morales’ plane on rumours it was carrying a wanted former US spy agency contractor, and announced an emergency summit in a new diplomatic twist to the Edward Snowden saga. Photograph: David Mercado/Reuters

Bolivian president Evo Morales arrived home to a hero’s welcome late last night. Mr Morales condemned as a provocation aimed at all of South America t(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 195
  • 196
  • 197
  • 198
  • 199
  • 200
  • 201
  • Next
  • Last »