Tag Archive | Putin

Turkey leftovers.

Russian - Turkish relations have deteriorated in the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet.

Russian – Turkish relations have deteriorated in the aftermath of the downing of a Russian jet.

” Okay then: You go shop at GUM while I see Vladimir.”

Bashar al Assad flies to Moscow to meet Putin.

Bashar al Assad flies to Moscow to meet Putin.

“It’s agreed ? you will fly Economy and I’ll fly Business.”

USA and Russia discuss safe flight zones over Syria.

USA and Russia discuss safe flight zones over Syria.

Poles apart.

Russia,Canada[Harper],and nowDenmark[Martin Lidegaarde] laying claims to the North Pole.

Russia,Canada[Harper],and nowDenmark[Martin Lidegaarde] laying claims to the North Pole.

“Franklin my dear, I don’t give a damn”

Canadian Prime Minister Harper hopes the discovery of the Franklin expedition ship will establish Canadian sovereignty in the North. Meanwhile Russian President Putin has made icebreakers, planted flags and established outposts.

Canadian Prime Minister Harper hopes the discovery of the Franklin expedition ship will establish Canadian sovereignty in the North. Meanwhile Russian President Putin has made icebreakers, planted flags and established outposts.

Obama and Putin: Friends to Foes

Obama and Putin:  70 years ago we were Allies!

Normandy:  “Fancy meeting you here. To think 70 years ago we were Allies!”

Yanukovych, hiding behind the “Iron Curtain” from the “Iron Maidan”

Ousted Ukraine President Yanukovych has turned up in Russia seeking protection from Putin

Rousted in Rostov: Ukraine President Yanukovych has turned up in Russia and is calling for intervention from President Putin

Pussy-footing around Sochi

Russian police continue to harass the protest-rock group, "Pussy Riot" who have dared to speak out against Putin's authority; arresting members of the band in trumped-up theft charges in Sochi.

Russian police continue to harass the protest-rock group, “Pussy Riot” who have dared to speak out against Putin’s authority; arresting members of the band in trumped-up theft charges in Sochi.

The Cats Come back!

Putin frees the disadent Punk Rockers "Pussy Riot" in what has been described as a pre-Olympic PR stunt

Putin frees the dissident Punk Rockers “Pussy Riot” in what has been described as a pre-Olympic PR stunt

“You won’t be home for Christmas”

Russian President [Grinch] Putin,  tells the 95,000 workers preparing for the Sochi Olympic Winter Games that they will have no Christmas holiday as they will be expected to work straight through to the March 18th Paralympics Opening

Russian President [Grinch] Putin, tells the 95,000 workers preparing for the Sochi Olympic Winter Games that they will have no Christmas holiday as they will be expected to work straight through to the March 18th Paralympics Opening