Russian Radio Stations Hacked, Played Fake Putin Message: Kremlin

“This was indeed a hack,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was cited as saying. Moscow: Several Russian radio stations were hacked and played a fake President Vladimir Putin speech announcing an invasion from Kyiv’s troops and emergency measures in three regions bordering Ukraine, the Kremlin said Monday. The hacking comes amid several reported incursion attempts and […]

Certain “Ill-Wishers” Stepping Up To Destabilize Russia: Vladimir Putin

Russia has intensified its crackdown on dissenting voices. President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that certain “ill-wishers” were stepping up efforts to destabilise Russia and urged members of his cabinet not to allow this “under any circumstances”. He said Russia’s Security Council would discuss ensuring security in the context of what he said were “extremely […]

Vladimir Putin Tells Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Election Win Brings Chance To Strengthen Ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his re-election. Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin once again congratulated Turkey’s leader on his re-election and said it opened up new “new avenues” for cooperation between Ankara and Moscow, the Kremlin said Monday. “The support expressed by the Turkish people for their leader opens new […]

Putin Orders Stronger Border Security For “Fast Movement” Into Ukraine

Kyiv almost never publicly claims responsibility for attacks inside Russia. (File) President Vladimir Putin on Sunday ordered stronger border security to ensure “fast” Russian military and civilian movement into Ukrainian regions now under Moscow control. Speaking in a congratulatory message to the border service, a branch of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), on their Border […]

Jailed Putin Critic Kara-Murza Faces “Psychological Torture”, Wife Says

Vladimir Kara-Murza’s wife said that they’re just using it as psychological torture against his husband. Geneva: ¬†Evgenia Kara-Murza, wife of jailed Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza, said authorities were torturing him psychologically by denying him calls with his children while he serves a 25-year sentence on charges he says are politically motivated. Speaking to Reuters […]

Recept Tayyip Erdogan Defends Vladimir Putin Against Election Meddling Claims

Erdogan has maintained good working relations with Putin throughout Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Istanbul, Turkey: President Recept Tayyip Erdogan on Friday defended Russia’s Vladimir Putin from allegations of meddling in Turkey’s crucial weekend election. Erdogan’s secular rival Kemal Kilicdaroglu on Thursday accused unnamed Russian actors of spreading “deep fakes” and other disinformation aimed at swaying […]