Russia to add 40 new missiles

...over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year alone that are capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation's nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.Putin spoke...
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NATO OKs military upgrades to aid members of alliance

...But Carter said NATO must adapt its deterrence and response capabilities "in anticipation that Russia might not change under Vladimir Putin, or even thereafter."In September, the U.S. announced a plan to spend up to $1 billion on various actions to...
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MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian...niche at the lucrative Iranian market before other powers move in.Vladimir Sazhin, an expert on Iran with the Moscow-based Institute for...
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Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry departed Monday for Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin, on his first visit to the country since relations between Washington and Moscow plummeted to post-Cold War lows amid...
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On writing: How to think and write at the same time apologize in advance-or maybe for the moment we can all just give ourselves up to pedantry and rally 'round the cry of Vladimir Nabokov: "Vive le pedant!")Discourse: it's where we get our word "discussion," and it comes to English from the...
North Pole Grange the picture of success

...class was over, the watercolor painters wanted to continue meeting. "This was the place where we met," he said.Painter Vladimir Zhikhartsev attended one of the Watercolor Wednesdays, as they were called, to teach some new techniques. He suggested to...
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote region and to deepen the already strong partnership between our two countries,"In Moscow, the Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin congratulated Duda and "expressed confidence that building constructive relations between Russia and Poland, based...
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Improv in the state of Alaska

...Overbite! Old tissues! The Renaissance! An omelette! Vladimir Putin!"Over the next 20 or 30 minutes, you - and, potentially...Gazpacho! Gazpacho! provoked the ire of Russian president Vladimir Putin. Maestro, a winner-takes-the-Canadian-five-dollar-bill...
No breakthrough as Kerry meets Putin

...of State John Kerry held eight hours of talks with President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister in the Black Sea resort of Sochi...Moscow in August 2013.___Klapper reported from Washington; Vladimir Isachenkov in Moscow contributed to this report.
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Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

...captured on Ukrainian territory last summer, Russian President Vladimir Putin said they had simply got lost.Asked about the new reports...issue with Russian officials during her talks in Moscow.___Vladimir Isachenkov and Jim Heintz in Moscow contributed to this report...
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