Vladimir Putin is all but guaranteed another six years in office. Seven other candidates are also running. DW asks Boris Titov why he is bothering to challenge Putin for Russia's top job.
Greeted by church bells, gun salutes and a puppy, Russia's Vladimir Putin arrived in Belgrade. The lavish event is seen as an attempt by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic to boost his image after weeks of protests.
Ecstatic crowds are expected to greet Vladimir Putin as he enters the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade alongside Aleksandar Vucic. For over a month, thousands have turned out for weekly protests against Serbia's president.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country has a new type of strategic weapon that is impossible to intercept. His remarks come as Russia-US relations sink to their lowest level since the Cold War.
If the US puts intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will take countermeasures, Putin said at his end-of-year press conference. He warned the "threshold" for the use of nuclear weapons was getting lower.
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