Russia still retains the backing of several countries a year after its invasion of Ukraine.
The Russian president has announced the country's temporary withdrawal from a landmark nuclear arms treaty and blamed the West for the ongoing conflict in Ukraine
A photo of Vladimir Putin wearing heels has sparked more wild conspiracy theories that the Russian president uses a body double.
At least 35 people were killed in a Russian air strike on an apartment building in the Ukrainian city of Dnipro on Saturday.
Putin has consistently won the vote since it started in 2006.
Ukraine's military intelligence chief Kyrylo Budanov says Vladimir Putin has been 'sick for a long time' and could die 'very soon'.
This layered political drama is grounded by a career best character turn from David Tennant, who imbues Alexander 'Sasha' Litvinenko with no small amount of dignity.
The Doctor Who star has transformed into the ex-Russian spy for a new mini-series.
General Sir Richard Shirreff said: 'Where does Russia go? I think downhill all the way.'
Reports have persisted for months that the Russian president is dealing with a health issue.
The host questioned what would happen without Western technology in Russia.
Major General Sir Richard Shirreff said that the West must fight a second cold war to prevent a third world war.
Moscow has accused Ukraine of planning to detonate a dirty bomb - a claim vehemently denied by the West.
Sir Alex Younger says the West should be careful what it wishes for as the Russian president backs himself into a corner.
A Russian missile strike struck just beside a children's playground in Kyiv on Monday morning.
Vladimir Putin previously said he was 'not bluffing' over his willingness to use nuclear weapons.
Moscow has had to push back its annual autumn conscription due to lack of capacity to train and equip its forces.
General Sir Richard Barrons said the deployment of WMD by Russia should be deterred by NATO and China.
The prime minister said the West should not listen to Putin’s 'sabre-rattling'.
Russian state media are saying nuclear war appears to be 'a given' and 'everyone will be destroyed' if the West 'pushes us into a corner'.
Sergei Markov claimed Joe Biden, Boris Johnson and Liz Truss are ‘fully responsible or the war in Ukraine’ in an extraordinary rant on BBC Radio 4’s 'Today' Programme.
Experts have reported flights being sold out and some panic as Russians try to leave the country quickly.
Russia has experienced a series of embarrassing retreats in recent days after a Ukrainian offensive.
A Russian politician has suggested Vladimir Putin should consider peace talks with Ukraine.
Putin claimed Russia is ready to sell its "high-precision weapons and robotics."