Anti-Putin protests mark Russian president's birthday - Financial Times

Russian protesters marked President Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday with rallies calling for him to step down and allow opposition leader Alexei Navalny to stand in next year's election. With Mr Navalny watching from his jail cell having been arrested ...

Vladimir Putin Just Woke Up To A Very Unwanted Surprise On His Birthday - Western Journalism

Russian leader Vladimir Putin celebrates his 65th birthday today and got a gift from the Russian people that he didn't ask for. Russian citizens have taken to the street in protest to demand that Alexei Navalny, one of Putin's leading critics, be ...

Navalny supporters rally across Russia on Putin's birthday - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding his call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race with a wave of demonstrations on President Vladimir Putin's 65th birthday. The ...

Protests for Navalny across Russia on Putin birthday - BBC News

More than 100 people have been arrested as supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny hold protests in some 80 cities across Russia, reports say. They are demanding he be allowed to stand in 2018 presidential elections. The rallies coincide with ...

Russian opposition calls for Putin to quit at Moscow rally - Metro US

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Supporters of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gathered in Moscow on Saturday, calling for President Vladimir Putin to quit and let Navalny run in an election. Under gray skies and intermittent rain, around a thousand ...

Supporters of opposition leader Navalny rally across Russia - Halesowen News

Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny are rallying across Russia, heeding his call to push authorities to let him enter the presidential race. The wave of demonstrations on the 65th birthday of President Vladimir Putin comes as Mr Navalny ...

Saudi hopes for consensus on future of global oil deal before November OPEC meet - Yahoo News

Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih adjusts his glasses during a news conference after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria, December 10, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader/Files. More.

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny calls for protests on Vladimir Putin's birthday - Deutsche Welle

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called for anti-Putin rallies from prison, where he is serving time for organizing illegal protests. He compared life under Putin with being constantly forced to eat turnip. Alexei Navalny in a court in ...

Alexei Navalny's Mass Protests on Putin's Birthday (Live Blog) - The Moscow Times

To coincide with President Vladimir Putin's birthday on Saturday, Russian opposition leader and presidential hopeful Alexei Navalny's campaign has called for nationwide demonstrations. Navalny was recently sentenced to 20 days behind bars ahead of a ...

Russia, Saudi Arabia favour continuing oil output cut - Web India 123

Russia and Saudi Arabia support the oil output cut deal, and the agreement's future should be discussed closer to its expiry date, according to a top minister. "We agreed that in principle we have such an option and there are such opportunities ...

Russia, Saudi Arabia cement new friendship with king's visit - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia Oct 5, 2017. Sputnik via Reuters. Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman attend a welcoming ceremony ahead of ...

Jailed Kremlin foe Navalny calls for rallies on Russian President Vladimir Putin's birthday - The Indian Express

The charismatic anti-corruption campaigner who has declared his intention to run in a presidential election next March to unseat Putin, is hoping to see protests in some 80 Russian cities with the main rallies in Putin's hometown of Saint Petersburg ...

Russian strongman pours tea for Saudi king - The News International

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Shah Salman sat down for a cup of tea at the Kremlin on Thursday. Photos show Putin personally pour a cup of tea for his royal guest at the Kremlin Palace. The tea session was followed by a large ...

Saudi King's Glittery Golden Escalator Stopped Midway And It was Awkward - News18

81-year-old Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz's three-day visit got off to an awkward start when his glittery golden escalators that he uses to descend from his plane broke down midway. Anurag Verma | CNN-News18 · @kitAnurag. Updated:October 7, 2017, ...

What comes after the Saudi-Russian summit? - Al-Arabiya

Several factors push journalists who headed to Moscow to cover the Saudi-Russian Summit to describe it as an exceptional event. It is the first time a Saudi monarch walks into the Kremlin Palace. The keenness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to ...

Saudi Arabia issues 2000 mining licenses worth $66bln - ZAWYA

Photo used for illustrative purpose only. A view is seen of the processing plant at the Merian gold mine, owned and operated by the Newmont Suriname mining company, in Sipaliwini district, Suriname, October 7, 2016. Picture taken October 7, 2016.

Saudi King's golden escalator breaks down during historic visit to Russia - Zee News

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz began his landmark three-day visit to Russia on an embarassing note. The 81-year-old arrived in Russia and while he was disembarking his private plane, his golden escalator customised for him stopped functioning ...

Russian doll diplomacy in Gulf about pragmatism not posture - Arab News

Above, Russian fighter jets fly in formation over Red Square and the Kremlin during a military parade dress rehearsal in Moscow May 6, 2010. Russia's huge arms industry is looking to do business with the Gulf states. (Reuters). LONDON: “My friend's ...

Leonid Bershidsky: As Putin turns 65, his power slowly wanes - Virginian-Pilot

TODAY, Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 65. This is the maximum retirement age for Russian civil servants, which can only be raised in special cases. Though Putin, as an elected official, is not subject to this law and has indicated that it's too ...

Saudi-Russian arms agreements signal a hedging of bets - Arab News

King Salman's current visit to Moscow — the first such trip by a sitting Saudi monarch — marks a turning point in relations between the two countries. The king's agenda in his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was full of important issues ...