Russian President Vladimir Putin Current Affairs, GK & News

Russia Nuclear Submarine Drills

On March 1, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the nuclear forces to put on high alert amid tensions with the west over Ukrainian invasion. Following the order, nuclear submarines sailed off for drills in Barents Sea as well as mobile missile launchers roamed snow forests in Siberia. Highlights According to Russia’s Northern Fleet, several ..

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What is ‘Babushka Battalion’?

Valentyna Konstantinovska aged 79, is set to take up arms and fight Russian soldiers ‘mano a mano’ for protecting her city if President Vladimir Putin orders an invasion of Ukraine. About Babushka Battalion Konstantinovska and an army of ‘babushkas’ (Older Women) have been volunteering since conflict broke out there in 2014. They have dug trenches, made ..

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21st India-Russia Annual Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to pay an official visit to New Delhi on December 6, 2021. Key facts President Putin is coming to attend 21st India-Russia Annual Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This summit will be the first face-to-face meeting between both the leaders, following their meeting of the BRICS Summit in ..

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What is the new Russian Legislation signed by Putin?

The Russian President Vladimir Putin recently signed a legislation that will allow him to stay in power till 2036. The Russian leader had already been in power for more than two decades. And he is 68 years old. Background According to the previous constitution, Putin should have stepped down after his second consecutive term that ..

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Vote for Constitutional Reforms begins as Putin looks to lead Russia until 2036

On 25th June 2020, Voting for Constitutional Reforms in Russia had begun amid the outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The voting was originally scheduled to be conducted on 22nd April 2020 had to be rescheduled to 1st July 2020 following the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Russia. In order to maintain social distancing ..

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Russia awards North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal

On May 5, 2020, the Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the North Korean leader a commemorative war medal. The medal has been awarded to mark the 75th anniversary of victory over Nazi Highlights The award was received by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri-Son-Gwon on behalf of Kim. Kim was awarded with the medal for preserving ..

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