Vladimir Putin
Why is the US threatening to activate ‘snapback’ sanctions on Iran?

The latest US threat of resuming sanctions comes after its failure to get the UN Security Council’s approval for an indefinite extension of the international arms embargo against Iran which is set to expire on October 18

“Putin’s govt. is depending on IMF and financial institutions to escape the crisis”

Roman Kononenko of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation talks about how the country’s establishment has responded to the crisis of capitalism and its response to US imperialism

What do we know about the Russian COVID-19 vaccine?

Dr. Satyajit Rath talks to Peoples Dispatch about the recent announcement made by Russian president Vladimir Putin declaring that the country has developed a vaccine for COVID-19.

Russia constitutional amendments referendum results Over 78% Russian voters support amendments to the constitution

The amendments to the current constitution, which was adopted in 1993, will among other things allow incumbent president Vladimir Putin to contest again for the post in March 2024

“Referendum in Russia exposes the sham of bourgeois democracy”

Roman Kononenko from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation talks about the ongoing referendum in Russia on the constitutional reforms proposed by president Vladimir Putin. He also talks about how the country handled the COVID-19 pandemic

Big 5 of COVID: Guess what is common to these top affected countries

The US, Brazil, Russia, India and the United Kingdom have larger than life leaders, but the pandemic has exposed their flaws, at great cost

COVID in Russia Russia sees highest daily rise in recorded cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Russian government has postponed the Victory Day parade held annually to celebrate the Soviet Union victory over Nazi Germany in the second world war

COVID-19 and the Future of Neoliberalism

Atul Bhardwaj talks to Prof. Inderjeet Parmar on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the world order, the options before countries in terms of policy making and the new forms of resistance that may emerge.

COVID-19 forces US foreign policy on backfoot

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at US-China and US-Russia relations during the pandemic and falling oil prices

Constitutional reforms Russia Putin’s rerun likely as Russian parliament endorses his constitutional reforms

Russian president Vladimir Putin expressed on Tuesday his willingness for a rerun in the next presidential elections if allowed by the constitutional court

Putin reforms Criticism swells in Russia against Putin’s constitutional reforms

President Vladimir Putin’s call for constitutional reforms on January 15 has substantially unsettled politics and governance in the country. The final proposal has been opposed by various progressive sections of society

Turkey-GNA deal As the war in Libya escalates, external powers compete over its resources

The proxy war being waged in Libya for almost a decade has heated up with regional and international powers, including Turkey, competing for greater control over the region’s resources

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