Vladimir Putin

Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine

VLADIMIR PUTIN In response to the terrible tragedy that took place over Donetsk, I want to reiterate Russia’s…

Russian gas across the territory of Ukraine

VLADIMIR PUTIN Dear colleagues, In early April we suggested immediate consultations in order to work out a coordinated approach…

Crimea: We are together!

VLADIMIR PUTIN Dear friends, This is a very joyful and happy day for us! Citizens of Russia, residents of Crimea…

Address to Duma about Crimea

VLADIMIR PUTIN Federation Council members, State Duma deputies, good afternoon. Representatives of the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol…

Russian-Ukrainian Interstate Commission

VLADIMIR PUTIN Mr Yanukovych, colleagues, I have just had a very detailed discussion of practically all areas of our…

Speech to Great Patriotic War veterans

VLADIMIR PUTIN Good afternoon. Once again, let me greet you all here at this site that is sacred for…

Speech at reception on Russia Day

VLADIMIR PUTIN Good afternoon, friends, Ladies and gentlemen, colleagues, I congratulate you on Russia Day. This holiday grows in importance…

Inauguration speech as President of Russia

VLADIMIR PUTIN Citizens of Russia, Friends, As I take office as President of the Russian Federation, I am aware of…

Speech at the Munich Security Conference

VLADIMIR PUTIN Thank you very much dear Madam Federal Chancellor, Mr Teltschik, ladies and gentlemen! I am truly grateful…

Inauguration speech of President of the Russian Federation

VLADIMIR PUTIN “Distinguished citizens of Russia, dear friends, “Today I am addressing you – no one but you -…