Russia's Lavrov denies Chechnya gay persecution - Global Times

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday insisted there were "no facts" in reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya, as he batted away criticism leveled by French leader Emmanuel Macron. "We don't see one concrete fact either about ...

Why Putin Won't Confirm Whether He Is Running For President Next Year - Newsweek

With less than a year from the election that Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win, he is still refusing to confirm whether he will even run. Speaking to French daily newspaper Le Figaro during his visit to France this week, Putin once again parried ...

Terrorism, Ukraine and Syria conflicts at heart of Macron, Putin meeting - China Daily

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron met Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Versailles, wherein they discussed the fight against terrorism, as well as the Ukrainian and Syrian conflicts, the two leaders said during a joint press ...

Macron meets with Putin, Syrian rebel leader, speaks of 'red line' - Rudaw

New French President Emmanuel Macron greets Riad Hijab, the leader of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiation's Committee in Elysee Palace, Paris, France, on Tuesday. Photo: HNC. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – French President Emmanuel Macron met ...

If France Decides to Lift Anti-Russian Sanctions 'War in Ukraine Will End' - Sputnik International

Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin met French leader Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Putin became the first foreign leader to visit the French capital for talks with the new president of the Fifth Republic. French President Emmanuel Macron ...

Putin about 2018 presidential elections - News.Az

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that it is too early to talk about the 2018 presidential elections candidates. At the same time, he promised to do everything to make sure the election campaign is run strictly in accordance with the law, and ...

Macron has very pragmatic views, points for rapprochement with Russia – Putin to Le Figaro - RT

In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, President Vladimir Putin described newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron as a pragmatic leader who could find common ground with Russia, allowing for rapprochement and cooperation in key ...