Dmitry Peskov

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (r), and French actor Gerard Depardieu (l)

Depardieu flies to Russia, may receive passport

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says French actor Gerard Depardieu has flown to Sochi, where he is likely to meet with Putin and receive a Russian passport.

01/05/2013

Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister

Putin signs anti-US adoptions bill

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a bill banning Americans from adopting Russian children, part of a harsh response to a U.S. law targeting Russians deemed to be human rights violators.

12/28/2012

Putin flys hang glider leading Siberian cranes (video)

(AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin flew a motorized hang glider to lead a flock of Siberian cranes as part of a project to teach the endangered birds, who were raised in captivity, to follow […]

09/06/2012

Beaked Putin to fly with cranes on hang-glider

MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly planning to put on a fake beak and fly a motorized hang-glider to lead a flock of endangered young Siberian white cranes on part of their […]

09/05/2012